Posts Tagged: wilderness first responder

Instructor’s Reflections from a Recent WFR Course

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 »




Course Subscriber: Receive notifications when courses are added

Want to be Notified of New Courses? Course Subscriber is a service dedicated to notifying students when courses are added to newsfun.info. You choose the criteria: Type of course, the distance you are willing to travel, and dates that work with your schedule. This is a useful tool if you want to know when viable… Read more »




Huyck Preserve: A Natural Treasure

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 »




Wilderness First Responder Training Saves a Life

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 »




WFR Energy is Contagious

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 »