Naturalist, 'Earth School' Founder
Richard Cleveland is the founder and director of Earth School, based near Asheville, NC. He is a former Lead Instructor at Tom Brown’s world famous Wilderness Survival School in New Jersey. Richard has also trained and studied extensively with Charles Worsham, a gifted Tracker and teacher of life.
Other teachers he has studied with include, nationally renowned Cherokee herbalist David Winston, flintknapping experts Dr. Errett Callahan and Jack Cresson, as well as bowmakers Jim Hamm and Scott Silsby.
Richard teaches programs throughout the United States and has also led programs in Australia. He has taught survival and self-reliance skills to Navy Seals and civilians alike. Richard has taught at The Rivercane and Falling Leaves Rendezvous and has been with Victor Wooten’s popular Bass & Nature Camp since 2000.
Richard teaches Nature classes during our Programs.