What happens when a woman spends a weekend in the woods learning learning wilderness survival and bushcraft during a snowy Maine winter? Deirdre Fulton spent a weekend with us, and you can read her account of it in this article from the Portland Phoenix. Read it here.
I wasn’t learning how to outlast the zombie masses or endure life after an electromagnetic pulse wipes out modern civilization. Sure, what I took away from the experience could apply to a life-or-death scenario. But the knowledge I procured was deeper than that, encompassing a connection with the natural world and a sense of self-confidence that was unfamiliar.