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Survive Nature - Techniques for Surviving in every Natural Environment

Survive Nature - Techniques for Surviving in every Natural Environment
When you find yourself lost in the forest, you should be alert to the fact that there are predators and they are dangerous. Try to fashion a spear or knife out of branches to use as protection. Among the many predators to watch out for, bears are the most dangerous (especially Grizzlies): Black Bears: If you see a black bear 50 yards away or more, then keep your distance and continue hiking always making sure to not get closer. If you happen to come across the bear and it doesn't see you, then carefully walk away and talk loudly to alert the bear to your presence. Grizzly Bears: If you come into direct contact with a Grizzly bear, avoid eye contact. Never run from any bear. The most dangerous scenario is to be between a mother bear and her cubs. What to do if a bear attacks: Black Bears: Fight back. Insects/Spiders: Depending on which forest you are located, there are insects and spiders that are poisonous.

Survival Gear Review How to Read a Compass Navigation by way of compass may seem daunting at first to a beginner, but this trepidation shouldn’t stand in the way of learning to use one. In fact, once you learn how to read a compass, it will be a valued friend in the back-country — one you can always count on to help guide your steps. This guide is meant to be a general overview of the basics of learning how to read a compass, with or without a map. Compass Basics First of all, what exactly does a compass do? In addition to the floating compass needle, a compass may have a myriad of other features, but only a few are really relevant to basic orienteering. Let’s say for example that you know your home base is in a southeasterly direction, ~120 degrees of azimuth. Magnetic north or Geographic north? There is one catch, though. How to Choose a Compass Finally, you might be asking, “How do I choose the right compass for me?”

100 Items to Disappear First 100 Items to Disappear First 1. Generators (Good ones cost dearly. Gas storage, risky. of thieves; maintenance etc.) 2. Water Filters/Purifiers 3. From a Sarajevo War Survivor: Experiencing horrible things that can happen in a war - death of parents and friends, hunger and malnutrition, endless freezing cold, fear, sniper attacks. 1. Guest Post: All Dogs Matter Invites You to Our Annual Valentines Dog Walk! Share the love with all four-legged friends this Sunday (February 15th 2015) and come along to enjoy a morning of furry fun in aid of All Dogs Matter. [Credit: Mike Coles] The morning begins at the very dog-friendly Garden Gate pub, Hampstead. Dogs and owners meet and head off across the Heath for a romantic stroll. [Credit: Dogstar Photo] At the pub, you’ll have the chance to snap up some last minute Valentines luxuries for yourself or your canine Casanova! No pooch? The walk is around an hour long, but there is a shorter route for any older dogs that might want to retire to the pub garden a little sooner! A raffle will be drawn, with gift sets from Neals Yard, Woof & Brew Ltd, Pawpost, Bottle Green Homes, Hair of the Dog London and MORE up for grabs! You can pre-register your dog for the event by emailing with your name and your dog’s name. Registration starts at 10:30am and we set off for the walk at 11:00am. Getting There By Tube By Bus By Train

Your Patriot Owned Survival Store & Home of the Genesis Garden Survival Seed Bank DIY Inspiration for Up-cycling Throwaway Materials If you’re a tradesman, problem solving forms a part of your daily job, and considering the price of raw materials, you are constantly aware of reducing unnecessary waste in order to cut on costs. Next time you’re at work, inspect the site and look for gems such as unused pallets, wood cut offs and piping. These materials are often foregone and taken to dumps after a specific project has been completed, but can be transformed into something both beautiful and functional – with some crafty work of course! We have searched the web far and wide and racked up a list of interesting ideas to inspire you to up-cycle (that is to reuse discarded objects or material in such a way as to create something of higher value than it was in its original state). Pallet Work Bench Pallets can be found virtually anywhere and are surprisingly hardy as they are meant for carrying heavy loads of bricks and shipments. [Credit: tlp801 on Instructables] Magic 2-In-1 Table [Credit: Dezine on Instructables]

BASIC LIST OF SUGGESTED ITEMS FOR LONG TERM SURVIVAL Some people are saying we should prepare for at least 7 days, but the way things go after a hurricane, tornado, floods, loss of electricity and the fact that these disasters will continue and perhaps even get worse in coming years according to trends, one week is not enough. Some have said 7 years, but that seems too long so do what you can. Be sure to use the older stocked goods first and replace them with new. 1. Homeland Security recommends 7 days for survival, but in recent years, some people don't have electricity or heat for up to 3 weeks, so to be really safe - plan for at least 3 weeks. 2. Note: I have received arguments that boiling for longer than 5 minutes will just waste good water, but 15 minutes is safer to kill Cryptospiridium. 3. Wheat - 300 lbs. Rice - 100 lbs. Beans, Peas, Lentils, 50 lbs. each Honey or Sugar - 60 lbs. Salt - 3 lbs. Cayenne Pepper - 1 large can Herbal Seasonings Dried Milk - 80 lbs. Peanut Butter - 50 lbs. Dried Fruit Canned food, or dried (ready to mix) food

The Pre-April Showers Home Fix Checklist April showers are just around the corner which means you may want to start thinking about getting your home in check before things get wet and muddy. It’s important to start now so that your property is in tip top shape by the time Summer arrives. The up-coming Easter weekend is a perfect opportunity to get started on your repair projects! The DIY fanatics at DickiesStore have set up a list of tasks to check off and to give your home the face lift it needs before we get hit by the rainy season. 1. Go through your home and open windows to ensure the seal and caulking around the window frame is in good condition. 2. Moisture and weather can begin to wear down and deteriorate the chimney cap (the flat part at the very tip of the chimney). 3. The horizontal boards underneath the attics are the soffit boards, and the vertical boards that are attached to the gutter are the fascia boards. 4. 5. Roofs can have a myriad of problems if proper annual upkeep isn’t a focus for homeowners. 6. 7. 8.