Finding yourself stranded in the wilderness is hardly a recipe for fun; however, a thorough or at least partial understanding of how to survive will prevent you from becoming bear food. Some basic knowledge of medicinal plants and first-aid skills is very, very helpful when trying to stay alive in the wild, and with that in mind, check out the following tips to store in your brain’s “su... Continue Reading →
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Posted on August 19, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Are you prepared to survive during a long-term disaster when you can’t call a doctor? Medical preparedness is often the most difficult part of any preparedness plan. Even if you have some type of emergency medical training or are super lucky and have a doctor in your mutual assistance group, garnering needed medications will still ultimately be an issue.
Stocking up on over-the-counter medicine, using medications designed to aid animals, or stockpiling prescription... Continue Reading →
Posted on July 22, 2015 by Tara Dodrill
Summer is finally upon us. Millions of Americans are enjoying the great outdoors or tending their crops and likely just a few feet away from a snake at any given moment.
Snakes terrify many people unnecessarily. They are really more afraid of us than we are of them. Seriously folks, they are not lying in wait for human flesh 24/7. Unless startled, snakes rarely strike out and sink their sharp teeth into the skin of equally startled people. However, snake bites do happe... Continue Reading →