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About the instructor

Jess Wilde is passionate about wilderness survival skills. She loves to combine traditional skills with modern tools, and serious instruction with educational games. She has taught people from ages 7-55 and is a wilderness skills enthusiast. In her spare time you can find her doing anything from hiking and foraging to making tools and baskets.


Past Events

Knowledge for Every Level

Noticing Nature Walk

  • Local Alberta species

  • Indoor and outdoor portions

  • Animal Tracking

  • Animal Sign

  • Animal Behaviour

  • Edible and Medicinal Plants

  • Medicinal Mushrooms

Thiel's Greenhouse Day

Collaboration of a falconer, entomology specialists and Jess Wilde at Thiel's Greenhouse in Bruderheim.

Kids Nature Day

  • Nature Connection Exercises

  • Exploring Edible And Medicinal plants

  • Predator Vs. Prey Tag Game

  • Food Forest




"Several years ago Jess began to inspire me with her knowledge and enthusiasm for identifying and using plants and fungi. She is adventurous and has an infectious love of nature. It has been empowering for me to learn from her- and also fun"

Kate Sowiak

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