what is Rewild Portland?
why the raccoon?
• Earth Skills Are Easy is a series of one day workshops on earth skills also referred to as “primitive skills”, “ancestral skills”, “survival skills”, or “bush craft”.
Stone Tool Kit: Leather Footwear Flint-Napping
Post-Apocalyptic Survival Summer Camp
Raccoon Youth Academy
Tandy Leather Factory
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Shelter varies from the place we call home; to the inside of a doorway on a cold raining night. People spend more on their shelter, than others make in a lifetime. When it comes to disasters/emergencies we need to be able to adapt or die. I will walk you through the levels of shelter to help you understand the concept that it is more than meets the eye.
You mind is the first tool you will use in finding/building shelter. How strong is your will to live? How do you deal with cold and hot weather? Do you understand the environment you are in at the time of the situtation? Have you ever watched videos on how to make shelter? Have you made a shelter before?
In the right environment all of this questions could be mean the difference between life and death.
Next, the colthes you wear will be of great importance. How many people went out for a stroll and assumed they would not need anything else. How many of those people died? If your lost and it’s dark, try to find leaves or anything of value you can stick in your shirt. In a pinch it will add extra layers. Continue reading
Hello, my name is Reflection. I would like a moment of your time to talk about what I can do for you. I am everywhere you travel, day or night, but you may still not pay attention to me. Don’t worry, I understand. You’re a busy person with a lot on your mind. But if you give me a moment I can enhance your life. If you pay attention you may see me in everyday objects. I provide you with eyes in the back of your head and greater awareness of your environment. I am about to give you some reason why I’m a good thing to pay attention to. Continue reading
Earth: Mother Nature has provided for man for thousands of years. In times of great distress and the shelves are empty don’t despair. There are other ways to eat and find water. It’s true that if you are in a city it becomes much more difficult to survive, but don’t give up hope. Research now about the plants in your area. There are bugs everywhere to be found. Pine needles steeped in hot in water can make a nutritious tea. If you live out in the country I don’t want to hear you whine at all. Make the effort, find the resources. Continue reading