Basic Knowledge

  • Mass Attacks in Crowded & Public Spaces

    by Christopher Wood
    While the threat of mass attacks is real, we can all take steps to prepare, protect ourselves, and help others.What are Mass Attacks?Assailant(s):U...
  • Active Shooter Situation

    by Christopher Wood
    This goes over what I think you should do if you find yourself in an active shooting event, how to recognize signs of potential violence around you...
  • Snowstorms & Extreme Cold

    by Christopher Wood
    Winter storms create a higher risk of car accidents, hypothermia, frostbite, carbon monoxide poisoning, and heart attacks from overexertion. Winter...
  • Power Outages

    by Christopher Wood
    Extended power outages may impact the whole community and the economy. A power outage is when the electrical power goes out unexpectedly. A power o...
  • DISASTER PREPARDNESS

    by Christopher Wood
    Make a plan today. Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know which types of disasters could affect your are...
  • BASIC THINGS FOR AN EMERGENCY KIT

    by Christopher Wood
    ( I would reccomend having one for home, one for each vehical, and one for each family member at another location. ) Include food and water suffici...
  • Stalking Animals

    by Christopher Wood
    Stalking is simply a way of moving so slowly and quiet in the woods that you go undetected, this take practice. First you need to understand when t...
  • Tracking Animals

    by Christopher Wood
    If you are a beginner at tracking, you will probably look for tracks in soft soil that are used by many animals. As you improve your skills you wil...
  • GENERAL HUNTING TIPS

    by Christopher Wood
    Keep looking behind you when you are still-hunting for deer. A buck that stays hidden and motionless while you approach may step boldly out into th...
  • GENERAL OUTDOOR TIPS

    by Christopher Wood
    As I keep working on many things I have found some tips to pass on to you guys.  Many otherwise good cooks believe that venison should be cooked un...
  • Hunting tips #1

    by Christopher Wood
    I hope by sharing a technique I used when I hunted upstate New York helps someone get that big buck they are after.  I need snow, and it doesn't ma...
  • Making char cloth

    by Christopher Wood
    Char cloth has been used to make fires for centuries. Char cloth is created by combusting material in a way that releases its gasses without burning it up completely
  • The 10 C's

    by Christopher Wood
    The 10 C's are the base of any kit, and should always be carried when you go out into the woods. The 10 C’s of survival Gear is a concept created b...
  • Cover

    by Christopher Wood
    Cover Items are an important part of any outing. Cover is your first line of defense from the elements. 
  • Cutting Tools

    by Christopher Wood
    From as far back as 3100 BCE there is evidence that the outdoors man carried cutting tools. Otzi had a copper bladed axe , a flint dagger, and had ...
  • Basics of fire part one

    by Christopher Wood
    Before we start to talk about fire starting we need to talk about what makes up a fire. There are three parts to fire: Oxygen, Fuel, and Heat. This...
  • The Start

    by Christopher Wood
    We will be going over some basic things in the weeks to come.  We will be starting with combustion on 10/29/18  We will cover Cutting tools on 11/5...