June 6, 2012
Yes, I'm familiar with many of local plants that can be used for food, medicine, shelter, clothing, and other functions.
Yes, I'm familiar with several species of local wildlife in the Santa Monica Mountains and other areas of Southern California.
Yes, many times and in many places.
I have been an instructor of aboriginal skills and wilderness survival training for over a decade, and I'm a volunteer naturalist for the Santa Monica Mountains.
I love it! These classes provide a platform...a place for people gather together on a regular basis in a natural wild environment; to share the camaraderie and love of the natural environment with other nature lovers and nature lovers to be. It's a place to build and strengthen the awareness and experience of our inherent connection/relationship with our mother earth. The practice of these ancient Aboriginal Skills greatly assists the deepening of this vital relationship. The result, is greater health, peace, harmony, joy and unconditional love!