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Brush up on your bushcrafting - wilderness survival

https://www.naturalnews.com/049289_bushcrafting_foraging_wilderness_survival.html

A few basic tools and some practical knowledge make it possible to survive in almost any part of the world. ... It's difficult to get enough calories and nutrients by strictly foraging plants , nuts, roots and berries. "...

Drivers forced to forage for food after winter storm left hundreds stranded overnight

https://www.naturalnews.com/049255_food_foraging_winter_storm_self-reliance.html

You should think in terms of small tools, basic sustenance and protection from extreme weather. ... Another informative and entertaining post about winter foraging can be found at EatTheWeeds.com . "...

Always bring a bug-out bag, but learn how to survive without one when SHTF

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-02-24-always-bring-a-bug-out-bag-when-shtf.html

Try “zero extra gear” solutions: Improvisation, foraging/scavenging (or sourcing) and primitive skills. ... Just don’t be too dependent on your tools and hone your survival skills before SHTF. "...

Skills assessment: What you really need to know in case SHTF

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-07-14-skills-assessment-what-you-really-need-to-know-in-case-shtf.html

Even more important is the ability to construct anything without electricity or power tools. Try to practice some techniques and build small structures using crude hand tools. "...

What are the absolute must-learn skills every prepper should know?

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-14-absolute-must-learn-skills-every-prepper-should-know.html

Food acquisition and preservation This includes hunting and foraging for food, along with food preservation and storage techniques. ... Some tools you should familiarize yourself with include hammers, saws, drills, screwdrivers, winches, vise grips, wire cutters, and files. "...

Quartz: An unconventional survival resource ... tips for finding and using it

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-02-17-quartz-survival-resource-tips-for-finding-and-using-it.html

Quartz: An unconventional survival resource … tips for finding and using it Saturday, February 17, 2018 by: Frances Bloomfield foraging for tools , how to , indigenous weapons , natural resources , preparedness , preparedness and survival , quartz , survival - (Natural News ) Save for geologists, jewelers, and glassmakers, the majority of us don’t give much thought to quartz. ... Amazon awarded a patent for ultrasonic wristband that can track employee’s movements Next : Technical ...

Surviving the coronavirus pandemic: 10 Common mistakes to avoid when SHTF

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-04-24-surviving-coronavirus-pandemic-10-common-mistakes-to-avoid.html

If you’re lost in the woods, or you have a power outage at home, you’ll need old-school tools like a paper map and hand tools. Balance your preps by using technology to your advantage and learning essential survival skills like firestarting and foraging. "...

What’s in YOUR bug out bag? 10 must-have multipurpose survival tools

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-02-07-whats-in-your-bug-out-bag-10-must-have-multipurpose-survival-tools.html

10 must-have multipurpose survival tools Wednesday, February 07, 2018 by: Zoey Sky bug out , bug out bag , Collapse , disaster , Gear , Homestead , homesteading , multipurpose survival tools , preparedness , prepper , prepping , SHTF , survival , survival skills , survival tools - (Natural News ) A well-packed bug out bag (BOB) must contain the basics so you can survive a disaster-related evacuation for at least 72 hours. ... You can learn more about other must-have prepping ...

Tips for bartering effectively when SHTF

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-03-22-tips-for-bartering-effectively-when-shtf.html

Before SHTF, stock up on comfort foods like candies, chocolates or snacks. - First aid and hygiene items – These common items may be in high demand during an economic collapse, especially among those who don’t have the necessary survival skills to gather medicinal herbs or make soap and other cleaning supplies at home. - Fresh produce– If you have a home garden and excess crops, fresh produce will be sought after after an economic collapse. - Miscellaneous tools – Post-collapse, common tools ...

Low-tech transportation tools for the prepper: Do you have a wagon, wheelbarrow or yard cart?

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-02-13-low-tech-transportation-tools-for-the-prepper-do-you-have-a-wagon-wheelbarrow-or-yard-cart.html

Low-tech transportation tools for the prepper: Do you have a wagon, wheelbarrow or yard cart? Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by: Zoey Sky bug out , Collapse , disaster , Gear , Homestead , homesteading , multipurpose survival tools , preparedness , prepper , prepping , SHTF , survival , survival skills , survival tools , transportation , wagons , wheelbarrows , yard carts - (Natural News ) When SHTF, do you have an efficient way of carrying your supplies? "...

An ancient beauty: Experts recreate the face of a Neolithic woman using a 7,500-year-old skull

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-09-04-ancient-beauty-face-of-neolithic-woman-recreated.html

Cortes, during the unveiling of the reconstruction, noted that Calpeia — as did the rest of her Neolithic Gibraltarian brethren — probably engaged in fishing and foraging during their time on the peninsula. ... (Related: Innate ingenuity: Ethiopian dig unearths ancient stone tools, some of the oldest ever discovered at more than 2.58 million years old .) "...

Advice for beginners: 4 Common prepping pitfalls to avoid

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-09-15-beginners-common-prepping-pitfalls.html

Don’t make any purchases until you know you can maximize new tools or appliances with your current skill set. ... Become a well-rounded prepper by learning and gradually mastering these important skills : - Basic home repair (e.g., electrical, general carpentry, operating power tools, plumbing, and welding) - Defense (e.g., how to properly use self-defense weapons and marksmanship) - First aid (e.g., basic wound care, suturing, and herbal remedies) - Gardening - Home-keeping (e....

6 Unusual items that will help you survive after SHTF

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-09-07-6-items-to-help-you-survive-after-shtf.html

Having a metal detector on hand can help you forage for useful items and metal scraps, which, with the right tools, can be repurposed into survival items. 3. ... You can also download digital guidebooks on foraging edible plants or the basics of surviving in the wild. "...

Start collecting these items that practical preppers always keep around the house

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-12-18-items-that-practical-preppers-always-keep-around-the-house.html

(h/t to Survivopedia.com ) The things below are items that you can collect, recycle, or repurpose into versatile survival tools. ... Safety pins can be used to repair damaged clothing or as crafting tools. Store the pins in a well-sealed container to keep them from rusting. "...

A prepper's guide to surviving a power grid attack

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-11-25-how-to-survive-a-power-grid-attack.html

Batteries are important not just for your flashlights, but for other tools as well such as radios. ... Sources include: ThePreppingGuide.com CommonSenseHome.com LiterOfLight.org [PDF] Previous :President Trump to enact new policies to “dramatically lower” the price of prescription medication - More news on disaster A prepper’s guide to surviving a power grid attack Survival essentials: How to communicate after TEOTWAWKI Survival 101: The brutal reality of a post-SHTF world Emergency preparedness: ...

Cockatoo birds literally play the drums to attract a mate

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-15-cockatoo-birds-literally-play-the-drums-to-attract-a-mate.html

A team of researchers led by Robert Heinsohn, a conservation biologist at the Australian National University in Canberra said this activity of the cockatoo is rare in the world, as this is the only non-human example of drumming that was manufactured via external tools , much like what drummers in rock bands do with their sticks and percussion instruments. In a study published in Science Advances, the researchers, who are experts from the University of Queensland and Deakin University in ...

The basics of home gardening and food preservation

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-10-26-basics-of-home-gardening-and-food-preservation.html

. - Set up all your tools. Gardening tools don’t have to be expensive to do their job effectively. There are all kinds of tools and gadgets available that can make your gardening experience more comfortable. "...

Petroleum jelly's amazing uses for survival and prepping

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-03-04-petroleum-jelly-amazing-uses-survival-prepping.html

Petroleum jelly’s amazing uses for survival and prepping Sunday, March 04, 2018 by: Zoey Sky bug out , bug out bag , Collapse , disaster , Gear , multipurpose survival tools , off grid , petroleum jelly , preparedness , prepper , prepping , SHTF , survival , survival skills , survival tools , Vaseline - (Natural News ) Most people use petroleum jelly to remove makeup or heal minor burns and scrapes, but preppers know that this versatile product has a lot of survival uses. ... 10 ...

If you had to, could you make your own shoes and clothes? Tips for rediscovering those skills

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-02-01-if-you-had-to-could-you-make-your-own-shoes-and-clothes.html

When SHTF, you will need some tools to make coats, pants, shirts, and sweaters. ... Be practical and prepare a set of the basic sewing and shoe-making tools for when SHTF. "...

How to build an emergency shelter with a tarp

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-02-09-how-to-build-an-emergency-shelter-with-a-tarp.html

Other materials for a makeshift shelter If you have a bug out bag (BOB), make sure to keep it stocked with some tools and materials like high-quality rope, a knife, a small ax, and a wood saw or machete. ... 10 must-have multipurpose survival tools .) You can learn more about other uses for tarp and survival tips at Bugout.news. "...