..and more good stuff Our history was shaped around those who spent more time outdoors than in trying to make a decent living from the very ground they cut. Along with that came "wives tales" passed down through the generations that not only held some truth , but shared in stories to keep these hard found lessons relevant to this day. Remember these when you are able to … [Read more...] about Wise weather tales
"A ring around the sun or moon, means rain or snow coming soon"It usually happens in the colder months of the year- It is a formation of ice “crystals” that we are seeing. If you can see a “break” in the halo/ring...that will be the direction of the bad weather front fast approaching!Understanding and interpreting how the sun and moon affect the earth is a crucial skill, … [Read more...] about Look UP!
Working with Local Search and Rescue teams If you ever get lost, one of the most important keys to being found is knowing HOW to be found. I know that may sound confusing but, especially if you like to play in the woods or go on grand outdoor adventures - whether solo or with a small group - there are a few very important ways to be sure you don't end up a "Search and … [Read more...] about How to Stay Found
Want a hot fish meal but you don't feel like gutting and filleting the fish? You'll love this... You'll need to collect a small stick, just large enough to support your catch. Carefully using your knife, remove the bark from a small branch. The outer bark is where the bacteria lives, so we want to get down to the inner bark or cambium layer. It will usually have a yellow … [Read more...] about Spitted Fish (No Gutting Required)