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

An Outdoor Family Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park

Author: Lisa Gollin Evans
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 0898865468
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Travel

This easy-to-use guide is filled with terrific ideas for dozens of activities families can experience in Rocky Mountain National Park. More than 50 hikes and walks are included, along with information on perfect picnic sites, secluded fishing holes, great places for mountain biking and rock climbing, and opportunities for horseback riding and rafting. 60 photos. 36 maps.

Tom Brown s Field Guide to Living With the Earth

Author: Tom Brown, Jr.
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: CORNELL:31924073128443
Release Date: 1984
Genre: Nature

In the fourth book in his bestselling survival series, master tracker and outdoorsman Tom Brown, Jr. goes beyond survival and unlocks his personal storehouse of experience to share the secrets of adaptation, the single most important survival skill. Includes details on: How to construct your own superbly functional "Earthshelter" in any environment, in any season, with any materials How to make your own tools, weapons, furniture, clothing, utensils, even works of art, from materials plentiful in the wilderness How to use the plants, animals, and earth around you to nurture you both physically and spiritually, as so-called "primitive peoples" have done since the dawn of time.

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

Unbored

Author: Joshua Glenn
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781608197439
Release Date: 2012-12-11
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The most original, entertaining, and instructive all-in-one book for kids ever published-jam-packed with information, ideas, and activities for children and their parents to share together Unbored is the guide and activity book every modern kid needs. Vibrantly designed, lavishly illustrated, brilliantly walking the line between cool and constructive, it's crammed with activities that are not only fun and doable but also designed to get kids engaged with the wider world. With contributions from a diverse crowd of experts, the book provides kids with information to round out their world view and inspire them to learn more. From how-tos on using the library or writing your representative to a graphic history of video games, the book isn't shy about teaching. Yet the bulk of the 350-page mega-resource presents hands-on activities that further the mission in a fun way, featuring the best of the old as well as the best of the new: classic science experiments, crafts and upcycling, board game hacking, code-cracking, geocaching, skateboard repair, yarn-bombing, stop-action movie-making-plus tons of sidebars and extras, including trivia, best-of lists, and Q&As with leading thinkers whose culture-changing ideas are made accessible to kids for the first time. Just as kids begin to disappear into their screens, here is a book (along with its sequels, Unbored Adventure and Unbored Games) that encourages them to use those tech skills to be creative, try new things, and change the world. And it encourages parents to participate. Unbored is exciting to read, easy to use, and appealing to young and old, girl and boy. Parents will be comforted by its anti-perfectionist spirit and humor. Kids will just think it's awesome. Contributors include Mark Frauenfelder of MAKE magazine; Colin Beavan, the No Impact Man; Douglas Rushkoff, renowned media theorist; Geoff Manaugh, author of BLDGBLOG; John Edgar Park, a CG supervisor at DisneyToon Studios; and Jean Railla, founder of GetCrafty.com and Etsy consultant.

The Vision

Author: Tom Brown
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: CORNELL:31924059248520
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Nature

America's most respected outdoorsman reveals the secrets of the American Indians' Vision Quest, an odyssey of self-knowledge and fulfillment, a spiritual journey into the wilderness and the soul.

The journey

Author: Tom Brown
Publisher: Berkley Pub Group
ISBN: 0425133648
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Nature

The author describes how his spiritual experiences in the wilderness led him to a concern for healing the environment, and recommends developing a sense of oneness with the planet

The Quest

Author: Tom Brown
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: CORNELL:31924059248256
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Nature

The author relates his search for spiritual enlightenment in the wilderness under the guidance of an Apache shaman and explores humanity's mystical relationship with nature.

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