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​I mentor youth, families and adults in deepening their bonds to each other and nature through naturalist skills including fire making, shelter building, primitive cooking, wild foraging, awareness, animal tracking, storytelling and much more. I've had the honor to guide participants through earth-based rites of passage for boys, Father-Son wilderness programs, and day-long and overnight camps for youth. 

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Recently, I completed a cycle as the primary Land Steward for an ecosystem regeneration project, the Traditional Dream Factory, in Alentejo, Portugal. There, I oversaw the reforestation, supported volunteers, and tended the vegetable gardens and food forest.

For two spring/summer seasons I apprenticed and worked as an instructor at Twin Eagles Wilderness School (Idaho, USA).


I aim to create conditions for modern people to experience deep and direct personal relationships with the natural world and to thrive by surviving within the nature of constant change. 

I'm currently based in Portugal, working daily with youth at Into The Wild. I often visit my roots and work and train in Massachusetts and the wider USA. See and read more from me at

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