Tom Brown's Field Guide to Wilderness Survival

Author: Tom Brown,Brandt Morgan

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780425105726

Category: Nature

Page: 287

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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
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Tom Brown's Field Guide to Nature Observation and Tracking

Author: Tom Brown,Brandt Morgan

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780425099667

Category: Gardening

Page: 282

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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.
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Tom Brown's Field Guide to Living With the Earth

Author: Tom Brown, Jr.,Brandt Morgan

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 252

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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.
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Tom Brown's Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

Author: Tom Brown

Publisher: Berkley Trade

ISBN: 9780425100639

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

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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
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The Science and Art of Tracking

Author: Tom Brown

Publisher: Berkley Trade

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 219

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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
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Tom Brown's Field Guide to City and Suburban Survival

Author: Tom Brown,Brandt Morgan

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780425091722

Category: Nature

Page: 266

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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
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Grandfather

Author: Tom Brown Jr.

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780425155936

Category: Religion

Page: 234

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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.
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Participating in Nature

Thomas J. Elpel's Field Guide to Primitive Living Skills

Author: Thomas J. Elpel

Publisher: Hops Press

ISBN: 9781892784124

Category: Nature

Page: 198

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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.
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Outdoor Survival Skills

Author: Larry Dean Olsen

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1556523238

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 254

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Shows how to build a lean-to, make a fire, obtain safe drinking water, harvest and prepare food plants, make tools and weapons, catch fish, and hunt animals
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Book Lust

Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason

Author: Nancy Pearl

Publisher: Sasquatch Books

ISBN: 9781570613814

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 287

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Presents 170 themed reading lists designed for any type of reading, from "chick lit" to books on bicycling, covering a wide variety of tastes and topics.
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The Way of the Scout

Author: Tom Brown, Jr.

Publisher: Berkley Trade

ISBN: 9780425147795

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 281

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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
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Bushcraft 101

A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival

Author: Dave Canterbury

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440579784

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

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The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry! Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101 gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of your time outdoors. Based on the 5Cs of Survivability--cutting tools, covering, combustion devices, containers, and cordages--this valuable guide offers only the most important survival skills to help you craft resources from your surroundings and truly experience the beauty and thrill of the wilderness. Inside, you'll also discover detailed information on: Choosing the right items for your kit. Manufacturing needed tools and supplies. Collecting and cooking food. Protecting yourself from the elements. With Canterbury's guidance, you'll not only prepare yourself for any climate and situation, you'll also learn how to use the art of bushcraft to reconnect with nature in ways you've never imagined.
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Tracker's Field Guide

A Comprehensive Manual for Animal Tracking

Author: James Lowery

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493004735

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 416

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Tracking expert Jim Lowery distills his remarkable expertise, gained over decades of intensive research and practical field experience, into this comprehensive field guide to tracking North American mammals. He fully illustrates it with hundreds of drawings and high-resolution photographs, setting a new standard for books on tracking.
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Camp Out!

The Ultimate Kids' Guide : from Backyard to the Backwoods

Author: Lynn Brunelle

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 9780761141228

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 376

View: 3299

Provides information and advice on camping gear, setting up camp, food, useful wilderness skills, weather, exploring nature, crafts, games, and other topics for a safe, environmentally sound, and entertaining camping experience.
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Advanced Bushcraft

An Expert Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival

Author: Dave Canterbury

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440587965

Category: Reference

Page: 256

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"Meant to follow "Bushcraft 101" by providing more advanced techniques for making tools, traps, shelters, and more, in the wilderness"--
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