Tom Brown s Field Guide to Wilderness Survival

Author: Tom Brown
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 0425105725
Release Date: 1987-04
Genre: Nature

Here, in one essential volume, are the basics of wilderness survival. The most ancient and important skills, preserved for generations, are presented in a simple, easy-to-use format with clear illustrations and instructions. A complete must-have companion to the great outdoors. * How to build natural shelters in plains, woods, or deserts * How to get safe drinking water from plants, trees, the sun, or Earth Herself * How to make fire without matches and maintain it in any weather * How to find, stalk, kill, and prepare animals for food * The "big four" edible plants, and hundreds of others useful for both nutrition and medicine

Tom Brown s Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

Author: Tom Brown
Publisher: Berkley Trade
ISBN: 0425100634
Release Date: 1986-12
Genre: Gardening

For untold thousands of years, human beings have thrived on the nutritional and medicinal wealth of the plant life in the natural world. In these fascinating, wide-ranging, wonderfully informative stories, Tom Brown--director of the world-famous Tracking, Nature, and Wilderness Survival School--tells all about the uncommon benefits of the common trees, shrubs, flowers, and other plants we find all around us. This indispensible guide includes information on: How to use every part of the plant--leaves, flowers, bark, bulbs, and roots Where to find useful plants, and the best time of the year and stages of growth to harvest them How to prepare delicious food dishes, soups, breads and teas from the riches of the great outdoors An incredible range of experience-proven medicinal uses to treat headaches, burns, digestive disorders, skin problems, and a host of other maladies

Tom Brown s Field Guide to Nature Observation and Tracking

Author: Tom Brown
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 0425099660
Release Date: 1986-10
Genre: Gardening

America's most popular nature reference books, Tom Brown's bestselling field guides are specially designed for both beginners and experienced explorers. Fully illustrated and comprehensive, each volume includes practical information, time-tested nature skills, and exciting new ways to rediscover the earth around us. Utilizing the ancient lore of Native Americans, Tom Brown passes on a timeless tradition that connects humankind to the earth. This unique volume teaches us the basics of sight, smell, and taste; it shows us how to become one with nature and how to receive all the signs and signals of the multitude of living creatures with whom we share the beauty and bounty of the wilderness.

Tom Brown s Field Guide to City and Suburban Survival

Author: Tom Brown
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 0425091724
Release Date: 1986-03
Genre: Nature

Today most Americans live in the city or suburbs--a safe, comfortable life, at least on the surface. Few of us realize how close we are to the elemental struggle for survival, until disaster strikes. Yet it is possible to be prepared. In this uniquely practical handbook, Tom Brown, Jr. gives you the specific skills and detailed knowledge you need to protect yourself and those you love in almost any emergency. * Alternative heat and light sources * Preventing and coping with electrical failure * Automobile survival techniques * Protecting your home from intruders * Unconventional food sources for the city dweller * Surviving earthquakes, floods, blizzards, hurricanes, and more * Guarding against urban crime

The Science and Art of Tracking

Author: Tom Brown
Publisher: Berkley Trade
ISBN: CORNELL:31924067915904
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Nature

Outlines important life lessons that can be learned through tracking skills, explaining how the physical skills of the Native American scouts can lead to enlightenment

The Way of the Scout

Author: Tom Brown, Jr.
Publisher: Berkley Trade
ISBN: 0425147797
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Presents twelve episodes illustrating the expert skills in tracking taught to the author by an Apache expert, showing how the Native American art of survival can bring the spiritual rewards of higher consciousness and inner peace

Outdoor Survival Skills

Author: Larry Dean Olsen
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 9781569764787
Release Date: 1997-11-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

How to survive in almost any outdoor environment with little or no purchased equipment, relying only on what nature provides.

The Wilderness World of John Muir

Author: John Muir
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618127518
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

A collection of Muir's finest nature and environmental writings includes excerpts from all his major works, including Travels in Alaska and My First Summer in the Sierra. Reprint.

Grandfather

Author: Tom Brown Jr.
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 0425155935
Release Date: 1996-12-01
Genre: Religion

America's most acclaimed outdoorsman tells the life story of his greatest spiritual teacher, a Native American who mastered the skills of survival and learned universal truths from the beauties of nature, whose quest for inner peace sheds new light on our own spiritual odyssey. Reprint.

Participating in Nature

Author: Thomas J. Elpel
Publisher: Hops Press
ISBN: 1892784122
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Nature

Participating in Nature teaches you how to stay warm and comfortable without a sleeping bag, how to start a fire by friction, and how to build a reliable shelter from natural materials. Includes the self-reliance skills of fishing by hand, cooking edible plants, felting with wool, and making stone knives, wooden containers, willow baskets, and cordage.