CA DFG Offers Two-Day Wilderness Survival Clinic in February
The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is conducting a wilderness survival clinic Feb. 21-22. The clinic is part of the Advanced Hunter Education Program. The two-day clinic begins at 9 a.m. on Feb. 21 and runs until 3 p.m. on Feb. 22 at the Tejon Ranch, south of Bakersfield in southern Kern County. The cost is $60 and space is limited.
The wilderness survival clinic covers the different survival kits for various terrains, wilderness first aid, techniques for collecting water, fire starting, signaling, water crossing, shelter building and the essentials for any trip in the wilderness.
The Advanced Hunter Education Program will provide all necessary class equipment and a survival kit. Meals are not included. Registration forms are available online at www.dfg.ca.gov/huntered/advanced.
After registering, each participant will receive an e-mail with a map to the facility, a list of items to bring and a workshop agenda.
Camping accommodations are available at Tejon Ranch. The ranch is located along Interstate 5, approximately 30 miles south of Bakersfield and 60 miles north of Los Angeles. Tejon Ranch is the largest span of land under single ownership in California, encompassing more than 270,000 acres.