About the Instructor
About The Instructor
Warren is a lifelong student of nature and primitive lore. Growing up in the piedmont of
Georgia, he was in love with the forest. After being graduated from the University of
Georgia in art and chemistry/ pre-med, he served 10 years as naturalist /
environmental educator for The Georgia Conservancy and 17 years as wilderness director for
High Meadows Camp.
He is the author of Magic from the Woods and The American Wilderness Awards, both activity
books in nature study. In 1980 he designed and taught Georgia's first statewide
environmental education workshops for public schools which reached thousands of
teachers. For this the National Wildlife Federation honored Mark as Georgia's
Conservation Educator of the Year.
Mark's canoeing experience comes from 25 years of exploring creeks and rivers and
whitewater racing. He has been the Dixie Division Open Canoe Slalom Champion 5
times, and in 1998 became the U.S. National Champion in the Slalom/Downriver combined.
His relationship with bow and arrow is intimate and atavistic, though he no longer chooses
to hunt. Archery is an art to him. In 1999 Mark won the men's division of the
World Championship Longbow Tournament.
Mark has composed music for the Academy Theater, the Atlanta Symphony, and for public
concert, the most recent of which raised money for the Cherokee people of
Mark has completed a book on his lifework as a naturalist, including scores of activities
for teachers and students alike. Over 200 illustrations are included. He is currently
seeking a publisher for this work and 8 novels.
If you would like to talk
more about Medicine Bow, give me a call at
706-864-5928 or e-mail by clicking here.
- Mark Warren - Director Medicine Bow Ltd.
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533