From WMA Instructor Greg Hren: I love being part of the WMA family. Having taken my first WFR class over a decade ago, its amazing to appreciate how much one eight-day period can change a life. First and foremost, what I love about teaching is the people we get to meet and the places we… Read more »
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About Huyck Preserve Huyck Preserve is a non-profit organization on 2000 acres just southwest of Albany, NY. Along with miles of trails to hike and enjoy, there is an abundance of wildlife and natural treasures, making Huyck Preserve a wonderful place to take a wilderness medical course. “Our mission is to protect the natural beauty… Read more »
Ann Dunphy, a lead instructor for Wilderness Medical Associates, submitted this story to us regarding a student from a recent Wilderness First Responder Training: I just needed to share a beautiful WFR story. In the morning of day 4, my student Mike came in and told me we saved his mother’s life. He started with “Ann you… Read more »
What a treat to switch gears, hop on a plane and see Wilderness Medical Associates’ training in the field. For three days I visited WMA sponsors in the spectacular mountains of western North Carolina. Instead of doing my desk job as General Manager, I got a glimpse of WMA Wilderness First Responder courses and instructors… Read more »
Click here to watch a video from a May 2009 Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course held through Rescue Specialists in Leavenworth, WA. This video is curteousy of WMA student Edmund Tee and Lucca Criminale of Rescue Specialists.