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How to build the perfect campfire

How To Build The Perfect Campfire

When you hear the term camping, what comes to mind? For me: The image of camping I get is sitting in the dark, watching the flames...

WEW: Wood Sorrel

This week's wild edible is Wood Sorrel!-Wood sorrel is also known as Oxalis which translated means “sour”. This is due to the oxalic acid...
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5 Natural Tinder Sources for Your Next Campfire

        Imagine getting to camp, setting everything set up and ready to go. It's time to eat and unfortunately for you, your...

WEW: Early Saxifrage

  This week's wild edible is Early Saxifrage!           Early Saxifrage goes by many names including Everlasting Lungwort, Sweet Wilson, Virginia Saxifrage, and Lettuce Saxifrage....

WEW: Indian Cucumber Root

  This week's wild edible is Indian Cucumber Root!           Many people mistakenly call Indian cucumber root wild cucumber. In reality, it's not a cucumber...

WEW: Hen of the Woods (Maitake)

  This week's wild edible is Maitake aka Hen of the Woods!           Hen of the woods is a top choice mushroom for...

WEW: Wild Violet

  This week's wild edible is Wild Violet!           You've probably walked past this attractive little plant without even noticing it or thinking...

WEW: Hairy Bittercress

  This week's wild edible is Hairy Bittercress!           This tiny wild edible plant is among some the first wild edible greens to start showing their...

WEW: Dandelion

  This week's wild edible is Dandelion!           Ah, at last, we come to the notorious dandelion. This is one of the most...
Pick a survival knife

Survival and Bushcraft Knives How To Pick one

A debate that’s old as time itself it seems. How do you pick the best survival knife? What is the best survival knife? According...