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Free Wilderness Skills Classes & Presentations by Team MibSAR

2021 2020

How to schedule a class

If you are interested in having Team MibSAR teach a wilderness skills class for your group, email Michael Neiger at mneiger@hotmail.com with the subject you are interested in, the number of participants, and when and where you would like to host it. Most presentations require a facility equipped with a wall-mounted TV screen or a digital projector, a large white-board, and tables and chairs.

Class subjects:

  • Hug-A-Tree and Survive -- What children should do if they become lost in the woods
  • Pocket survival kits
  • Daypack kits
  • Fire-starting
  • Emergency shelters in snow-free areas
  • Emergency snow shelters
  • Map and compass use
  • How to use a GPS
  • Man-tracking
  • What to do when lost
  • Custom classes

To learn when new classes are scheduled, follow Team MibSAR's Free Wilderness Skills Classes page on Facebook.

 


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2021

March ??, 2021, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., How to Use a Hand-held GPS Unit (Level 1 — Basic), hosted by the Peter White Public Library (PWPL), Marquette, Michigan

January ?? 2021, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., How to Build an Emergency Winter Shelter, hosted by the Peter White Public Library (PWPL), Marquette, Michigan

 


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2020

November ??, 2020, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., What to do if You're Lost in the Woods, hosted by the Peter White Public Library (PWPL), Marquette, Michigan

September ??, 2020, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., How to Use a Map and Compass (Level I — Basic), hosted by the Peter White Public Library (PWPL), Marquette, Michigan

August 11, 2020, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Personal Survival Kits for Hikers, Mountain Bikers, Snowshoers, Hunters, and Others, hosted by the Peter White Public Library (PWPL), Marquette, Michigan

June 15, 2020, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., "Hug-A-Tree and Survive Program -- What Children Should Do if They Become Lost in the Woods," hosted by the Peter White Public Library (PWPL), Marquette, Michigan

March 17, 2020, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., "Searches, Murders, and Expeditions," a Local Badass community recreation series program hosted by Northern Michigan University's (NMU's) Organization for Outdoor Recreation Professionals (OORP), Ore Dock Brewing Company, Marquette, Michigan (Canceled by an executive order that closed all bars due to Coronavirus COVID-19)

February 1, 2020, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Winter Survival Tactics Class, hosted by the Marquette County Sheriff's Special Operations Division and Marquette County Search and Rescue, Chocolay Township Hall, Marquette, Michigan


 

Nature never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance.
-- Thomas H. Huxley, 1825-1895
A Liberal Education, 1868
Thomas Henry Huxley was an English biologist and anthropologist specializing in comparative anatomy. He is known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.

If you've been able to read this
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thank a Teacher;
If you've been able to read this
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-- Author unknown


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Contact Michael Neiger via e-mail at mneiger@hotmail.com

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