Survival skills

10 Interesting Wild Plants for Food and Medicinal Uses

Walking through the Montana forest has given me a greater appreciation of what the forest has to offer, whether its meat, plants, or medicine. In the past few years I’ve been learning plants and what they provide in terms of food. Here are ten of my discoveries that I think are useful for any prepper … Continue reading 10 Interesting Wild Plants for Food and Medicinal Uses

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Winter Bug Out TIps

A bug out event presents challenges regardless of the season. Winter, however,  brings more challenges that people must be able to overcome for survival. Hypothermia, frostbite and lack of food supply all pose health and safety hazard. The following tips are designed to help people prepare for a successful winter evacuation. How Do You Pick an … Continue reading Winter Bug Out TIps

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Greens Beyond the Garden: Wild Edible Plants

While your garden is packed with healthful, nutrient-dense foods, supper doesn’t have to stop there. The fields, forests and wetlands surrounding your home offer up a veritable buffet of wild edible plants, including berries, blooms and stems. You just have to know where to look. Edible Berries Wineberries: Considered invasive in many states, wineberry bushes are … Continue reading Greens Beyond the Garden: Wild Edible Plants

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How To: Camping and Outdoors Handwashing Stations

When spending time outdoors, there are many and various ways to soil your hands.  Whether on a day trip to a state park or on an extended foray to the woods, you could find yourself in need of a cleaning which cannot be provided by a keychain hand sanitizer.  Perhaps you have been handling some … Continue reading How To: Camping and Outdoors Handwashing Stations

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