By Bradford Angier

Publish yr note: First released in 1956
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How to stick Alive within the Woods is a pragmatic, readable-and in all probability indispensable-manual for someone venturing into the nice outside. damaged down into 4 crucial sections, Sustenance, heat, Orientation and safeguard, this enlightening consultant finds the right way to trap online game with out a gun, what vegetation to consume (full-color illustrations of those make id simple), the right way to construct a hot take care of, make garments, provide yourself with protection and sign for support.

Detailed illustrations and multiplied directions, newly commissioned for this deluxe variation, supply the most important info at a look, making How to stick Alive within the Woods really a lifesaver.

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The nettle is another tall green herb hard to mistake, particularly as many who do not already recognize its food potentialities are all too well aware of the stinging hairs that ordinarily make this additional tea substitute something to be avoided. Because of the nettles’ irritating proclivities, the hands should be protected when nettles are gathered, preferably when they first appear in the spring. Leather gloves and a knife make the task easy. You can get along all right, too, by using two sticks as tongs.

Beech O ur single native beech is one of four recognized species and is a big, handsome tree with vivid green leaves that turn coppery in the autumn. Its distinctively smooth, light gray, tight, often mottled bark invites carved initials and arrowed hearts. Wildlife vie with man for its important nut crop which, as Indians and early settlers well knew, is one of the most flavorful products of our northern woodlands. Beechnuts are so small and delicious that a large proportion of them are enjoyed raw, but they are good cooked, too.

Good in salads when young, chickweed makes a particularly wholesome and nutritious potherb. Tenderer than most wild greens, it can be enjoyed either raw or cooked very slightly. Common Chickweed Cranberry T Cranberry 44 HOW TO STAY ALIVE IN THE WOODS he firm red cranberry, which grows on thin vines that creep over innumerable acres of marsh and moist woodland, is a familiar sight on fruit counters, particularly around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. The cranberry’s only drawback as an emergency food is its unpalatable bitterness.

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