Publications and Media


  • Clifford, C.H. (2013). Traditional Spirit: A guide to crafting a wooden bow. (video)
  • Clifford, C.H. (2012). Wilderness Rhythms: Playing music to enhance the nature experience.
  • Clifford, C.H. (2011). Nature's Wireless: Writings on nature.
  • Clifford, C.H. (2011). The Magic of Iglu Building.
  • Clifford, C.H. (2011). Animal Track: Discover the Rhythms of the Wilderness.
  • Clifford, C.H. (2011). Secrets of Bow & Drill Fire Starting.
  • Clifford, C.H. (2009). Discovering the World of Animal Tracks. The Canadian Wildlife Federation On-line
  • Clifford, C.H. (2003). Bow performance. The Glade.
  • Clifford, C.H. (2003). Bonding to nature: through the practice of primitive wilderness skills. Pathways: The Journal of Outdoor Education, 15, 2 (p. 22-24).
  • Clifford, C.H. (2003). Choosing the right program: survival, traditional or primitive living skills. Pathways: The Journal of Outdoor Education, 15, 2. (p. 27).
  • Clifford, C.H. (2000). Bow performance. Archery Focus, 4, 3.
  • Clifford, C.H. (1999, December 1). Minimal impact outdoor winter camping. Peace and Environment Newsletter [P.E.N.].
  • Clifford, C.H. (1998, December 1). New plan will allow mining and logging in parks. Lanark Era.
  • Clifford, C.H. (1998, Winter). Throw away those hiking boots. Quinzhee Quarterly.
  • Clifford, C.H. (1998, July). Leisure in the great outdoors: make the most of it. Lanark Era.
  • Clifford, C.H. (1998, June 8). Dragonflies, darning needles, or man's best friend. Lanark Era.
  • Clifford, C.H. (1998, June). Snapping turtles-historic right of way. Lanark Era.
  • Clifford, C.H. (1998, June 30). Lift-off successful-Joes Lake's returning Ospreys' chick takes flight. Lanark Era.
  • Other: Articles have been published on various internet sites and ezines not listed here.

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    (some examples of articles & programs on activities involved with while in a leadership role)

  • CTV Regional Contact (2014,2016 & previous dates). Demonstrations at Fulton's Camp & on my courses.
  • BBC2 Bare Necessities Survival Series. Activity consultant.
  • Crowley, M. (2013, September 5th).  Survival.  Ottawa Magazine: Weekender
  • Dekok, D. (1998, October 14). Love for nature and observation skills taught at the wilderness school. Gazette Reporter.
  • EcoWellnessCentre Blog. (2012) Winter Fun with School Group.
  • EMC Newspaper Article on Chad Clifford’s School (2012)
  • Archived newspaper articles from Alba Wilderness School (Chad was co-founder & head instructor)
  • Hope, Y.J. (1999, May 22). Natures classroom. The Ottawa Citizen.
  • Hope, Y.J. (1999). Natures classroom. The Calgary Herald.
  • Hope, Y.J. (2000, Spring). Lanark Highlands: The perfect spot to help you get in touch with yourself and nature. City Woman.
  • McMurray, S. (1998, October 6). School teaches people to keep track of wilderness. The Kingston Whig- Standard.
  • Moddenjonge, G. (2002, May 28). Local TransCanda Trail U of A attraction. Athabasca Advocate, 20, 35.
  • Sont, N.V. (1998, December 1). People come to experience nature at the Alba Wilderness School near Flower Station. The Lanark Era.
  • Sont, N.V. (1999). Snaring a grouse. Wilderness Way, 5, 2 , (pp. 8-11).
  • Sont, N.V. (2002). Experiencing nature. Wilderness Way, 8, 3.