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Wilderness Survival, 2nd Edition, is your survival tool for staying alive if you are ever lost or immobilized in the wilderness. Included is essential information on basic first aid, including up-to-date steps for performing CPR. This guide also provides information on building a shelter, signaling for help, foraging for food and water--including recognizing edible plants--making a fire, avoiding outdoor hazards like animal encounters and dangerous weather, and navigating through the wilderness. Portable and light-weight, this valuable pocket guide is an important source of information for outdoor professionals and recreationists, and anyone active in a wilderness setting. Made in the USA.
About the Author
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.www.waterfordpress.com