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Department of Fish and Game to host wilderness survival clinic at Tejon Ranch

April 19, 2010 |  1:02 pm

Lake Tejon looking south on Tejon Ranch.

The California Department of Fish and Game will host a two-day wilderness survival clinic May 1 and May 2 at Tejon Ranch, located approximately 60 miles north of Los Angeles.

The clinic begins at 9 am. on May 1 and ends at 3 p.m. May 2 and is part of the department's Advanced Hunter Education program. The class will cover topics including the different types of survival kits for various terrain, wilderness first aid, techniques for water collection, fire starting, signaling and shelter building.

The cost to attend is $65. Participants age 16 and younger may attend for free but must be accompanied by a paying parent or guardian.

Preregistration is required and can be done on the Department of Fish and Game website. Space is limited to 25 people. After registering, participants will receive an e-mail with a map to the facility and a list of items to bring.

All necessary class equipment and a survival kit will be provided, but meals are not included. Camping accommodations are available at Tejon Ranch.

-- Kelly Burgess

Photo: Lake Tejon looking south on Tejon Ranch. Credit: Stephen Osman / Los Angeles Times

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