Surviving in the wilderness

Deckert's book recounts her and her husband's adventures in 1978 homesteading in a tiny cabin near Avola

Eleanor Deckert (l) discusses her book “Ten Days in December” with Carolyn Kremer.

Eleanor Deckert (l) discusses her book “Ten Days in December” with Carolyn Kremer.

Eleanor Deckert (l) discusses her book “Ten Days in December” with Carolyn Kremer during a workshop held at Wells Gray Infocentre on Sunday evening.

Deckert’s book recounts her and her husband’s adventures in 1978 when they as newlyweds left Ontario to homestead in a tiny cabin near Avola.

Her presentation was one of several planned at the Infocentre this summer. The next will be a hike to Moul Falls with park ranger Heather Steere on July 16.

Meet at the Infocentre at 9:30 a.m. That will be followed by a workshop with Roland Neave, author of “Exploring Wells Gray Park,” on July 24, 7 p.m.