Whether you are a hiker wanting to become more self-reliant, a teacher looking to educate your students, or just someone who wants to learn more about the outdoors, here’s the guide for you: Secrets of the Forest: Volume 1 – The Magic and Mystery of Plants and The Lore of Survival. Part one (“The Magic and Mystery of Plants”) covers 100 plants and their uses as food, medicine, cordage fibers, insect repellents, and craft materials. This study of plants is the essential foundation for a true understanding of the skills that follow. Part two (“The Lore of Survival”) covers shelter-building, water acquisition and purification, primitive cooking, rope-making, baskets, clothing insulation, rabbit stick technique, and traps and snares. Additionally, more than 200 hands-on projects are included.
The skills you will learn in this book include:
- How to ease a headache
- Make wild leaf tea
- Protect yourself from poison ivy
- Build shelter walls
- Cooking in the wild
- And more!