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May 15, 2014 |28 COMMENT(S)
A crucial part of preparing for any emergency is developing your prepper skills. This includes expanding your knowledge of the wild. (...)
You’re hiking in the Colorado Rockies, enjoying the fresh air and just-rising sun, when suddenly you hear a snarl from a tree above you. Your blood chills. (...)
Camping. You may have a love/hate relationship with it. Or you may have a hate/hate or love/love relationship with it. Regardless of your feelings, here’s the reality: camping is good for preparedness.
In severe disasters, often times you end up relying on yourself and your own outdoor survival Read More
Learning to forage for edible plants is just as important to your survival as knowing how to build a snare or trap. (...)
December 19, 2013
Experiencing Emotional Aftershocks
Just like aftershocks can follow an earthquake, traumatic stress reactions are like emotional “aftershocks” that we may experience following a personal, community, or national disaster. (...)
December 18, 2013
Headache, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, and vomiting are all common symptoms of cold and flu season. But did you know that these are also the common symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning?
Carbon monoxide poisoning often occurs in the winter—the same time that cold and flu season thrives. This is because as we burn fuels to heat our homes in the winter, these fuels omit carbon monoxide. Cars, generators, stoves, furnaces, fireplaces, and other fuel burning appliances can cause carbon monoxide poisoning. (...)
November 15, 2013
Winter is just around the corner; in some parts of the country, skiers are already watching the skies. (...)