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 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 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

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.

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

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 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

Advanced Bushcraft

Author: Dave Canterbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440587979
Release Date: 2015-07-03
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Trek deeper into the wilderness with New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury! In this valuable guide, survivalist Dave Canterbury goes beyond bushcraft basics to teach you how to survive in the backcountry with little or no equipment. Using the foundation you learned in Bushcraft 101, Canterbury shows you how to completely immerse yourself in the wilderness with advanced bushcraft and woodcraft techniques. He covers crucial survival skills like tracking to help you get even closer to wildlife, crafting medicines from plants, and navigating without the use of a map or compass. He also offers ways to improvise and save money on bushcraft essentials like fire-starting tools and packs. With Canterbury's expert advice and guidance, you will learn how to forgo your equipment, make use of your surroundings, and truly enjoy the wilderness. Whether you're eager to learn more after your first real outdoor adventure or have been exploring the backcountry for years, Advanced Bushcraft will help you take your self-reliance and wilderness experience to the next level.

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.

Wilderness Survival Handbook

Author: Michael Pewtherer
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071743049
Release Date: 2010-04-16
Genre: Sports & Recreation

An essential guide to everything you need to stay sheltered, fed, healthy, and safe in the backcountry Organized around the six essentials of survival (shelter, water, food, fire, comfort and health, and navigation), Wilderness Survival Handbook covers 100 skills and techniques, including preserving fire, building pit shelters, toolmaking, stoneboiling cookery, and trapping and hunting animals with handmade tools and weapons. By mastering these skills, you will be able to survive with few tools or provisions in any wilderness setting--forest, plain, desert, or tundra--in nearly any part of the world.

Survive

Author: Les Stroud
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061973109
Release Date: 2009-10-06
Genre: Sports & Recreation

From the sun-scorched sands of the Kalahari to the snake-infested jungles of the Amazon, Les Stroud has made a life of surviving in the harshest—and most remote—regions on Earth. Now, the creator, producer, and host of the hit television program Survivorman transfers his decades of knowledge and experience to the pages of Survive!, a practical guide that gives everyday readers a no-nonsense look at the real world of survival. Stroud offers readers the essential skills and tactics necessary to endure in any corner of the globe, along with a wealth of insider information born of his own experiences in the outdoors and unavailable in any other book. Readers will learn: How to make a survival shelter and why a lean-to is largely a waste of time. Why survival kits are important, and why you should make your own. Where to find water and why drinking contaminated water is sometimes warranted. How to locate and trap small animals and why the notion of tracking and hunting large game is largely a pipe dream. Whether seasoned in the outdoor arts or new to adventuring, all readers will learn something from Survive!. Stroud's many colorful anecdotes and cut-to-the-chase philosophy not only make for an entertaining read, but also enhance anyone's ability to focus on the main goal when everything else has gone wrong—survival.

Foraging the Rocky Mountains

Author: Lizbeth Morgan
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781493002252
Release Date: 2013-06-04
Genre: Nature

The Rocky Mountain region's diverse geography overflows with edible plant species. From salsify to pearly everlasting, currants to pine nuts, Foraging the Rocky Mountains guides you to 85 edible wild foods and healthful herbs of the region. This valuable reference guide will help you identify and appreciate the wild bounty of the Rocky Mountain states. This guide also includes:: detailed descriptions of edible plants and animals tips on finding, preparing, and using foraged foods recipes suitable for the trail and at home detailed, full-color photos a glossary of botanical terms