Wilderness and Urban survival

It does not matter where you live there is always a chance for for disaster to strike.  In many of these situations you will not have access to many of the everyday items that you need to survive.  the below list is some things that can be made quickly or helpful things you can forage for.  The bad thing about emergency situations is that most people are not prepared in any way or they no longer have access to the internet so cannot look at this helpful page.  Included at the bottom is  list of helpful books on survival and foraging that are good to keep on hand.

There are many plants that are edible and delicious that most people consider to be weeds.  Over the years people have gotten used to only having store bought vegetables or only eating the ones that are offered as seeds for gardening. The important thing to remember is that even though many plants are edible there are just as many that are not.

These are some handy guides that can be used to forage or for general survival. Since I live in the pacific northwest most of them are focused in this area but many of the plants or mushrooms in the foraging books can be found across most of north america.

All That the Rain Promises and More: A Hip Pocket Guide to Western Mushrooms by David Arora (smaller pocket guide that is excellent to use)

The Forager’s Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants

Pacific Northwest Foraging: 120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Alaska Blueberries to Wild Hazelnuts (Regional Foraging Series)

SAS Survival Handbook, Third Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving Anywhere This is the go to guide for most people looking into survival

And some good survival gear

There are also several E-books that can be found on Kindle unlimited

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