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Knowledge vs. Common Sense in Wilderness Living Skills and Survival written by Christian Noble

Basic Safe Travel and Boreal Survival Handbook written by Christian Noble

How the Pocket Booklets Came Into Being written by Mors Kochanski


Bushcraft: Fires Bushcraft: Shelters Plants That Harm, Volume I title= Plants That Harm, Volume II Folk Toys Wilderness Skills - Blades: Sharpening and Safe Use Wilderness Skills - Clothing and Sleeping Bag Wilderness Skills - Bush Knots Wilderness Skills - Sticks as Tools and Implements A Plant Walk with Mors Kochanski, 8 Volume SetWe have put together Wilderness Living, Survival and Plant Identification DVD's with Mors Kochanski. Mors has worked in the field of outdoor skills and survival for the Boreal forest for the last 40 years. If you are interested in adding to your learning library and acquiring more information on outdoor skills, these may be just what you are looking for.

Pocket Books and e-Books Written by Mors Kochanski

Basic Safe Travel and Boreal Survival Handbook Bush Arts Breaking the Chain of Contagion, Your Survival May Depend on It Stovemanship The Lean-To and It's Variants Used in Survival and Bush Bough Beds Fire Skills for the Northern Forest Fire Use in Northern Forest Survival A Survival Kit Shelter, The Super Shelter and Some of It's Variants The Two Kilogram Survival Kit Field Manual When You Meet a Black Bear The Simple Cattail Doll The Compass Basic Wilderness Survival in Deep Snow The Inuit Snow House Survival Kit Ideas Knife Sharpening Top Seven Bush Knots and the Use of the Windlass Basic Netting The Northern Night Sky 21 Native Wild Edible Plants Wilderness Steam Bath Tools of Survival and Survival Training Basic Weather KnowledgeThe above books cover subjects related to Wilderness Living, Survival, Bushcraft and Natural Crafting. They are available in book form and also in e-book form and all are written by Mors Kochanski, Wilderness Living and Survival Skills Instructor for the Boreal Forest.

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Extended Winter and Summer Wilderness Living/Survival Courses

If you have ever questioned your ability to survive a wilderness emergency, these courses may be of interest to you. Seasonally oriented, they are designed to provide hands-on training in the skills of modern survival. Practicing skills in a natural environment builds an appreciation and understanding of Nature on its own terms. As far as possible, survival skills are integrated with environmental awareness so that one eventually becomes physically and mentally comfortable in the natural wilderness.  New dates have been posted for the upcoming 2015 year.

Student Review of 2013 Winter Wilderness Living Skills Course

Signal Fire at Winter Wilderness Living and Survival Course

Rat Root Rendezvous

This is a gathering of people interested in the outdoors, wilderness living, wilderness survival, survival and would like to share a weekend with people that are interested in the same outdoor pursuits. We have outdoor educators as well as people interested in learning; come and share their knowledge. Everyone is welcome. The coming year's Rendezvous is August 29, 30 & 31, 2015. Check out the Rendezvous page for updated information.