Bird Watching & Nature Observation


When you are in the woods surviving for a few days your senses become much more tuned to your surroundings. This is an important survival skill. In a survival situation being observant can be the difference between living or dying. Birds are often indicative of healthy water and surroundings. They are often alarms to danger. Bird watching is a way of teaching and tuning your senses that you can do ahead of time.


The Sling

sling    The sling is a very formidable weapon in the hands of a practiced user and also one of my favorite weapons. Not to be confused with the slingshot, the sling is two lengths of cord, leather or woven fibers, tied on opposite ends of a pouch large enough to accommodate the projectile being thrown. (more…)

Carving Wood With Fire!

dugoutThe Native Americans and many primitive people used fire to burn out dugout canoes and more? You can use this same technology to make a bowl, cup or even a spoon!



Can You Survive?

me-waterfallCan You Survive?

by Benjamin ‘Raven’ Pressley

Is all the gadgetry we have surrounded ourselves with really ‘necessities’ or have we let ourselves become victims to so much gadgetry that even a broken pencil cannot be sharpened because the electric sharpener is out of batteries?….



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