Category Archives: Bushcraft

7 Ways To Celebrate The Harvest Moon

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The upcoming Harvest Moon on September 27 garners its name by being the full moon closest to the Autumn Equinox, which not only harnesses the turn of the season, but also reigns as the largest full moon of the year, plus encompasses a total lunar eclipse!

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5 Things you Can Cook on a Stick that Aren’t Wieners

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Whether you’re braving the cold for a night under the stars, or you’re warming yourself by the fireplace, there’s no need to waste all that sweet, sweet heat. Cook yourself up a meal over those roaring flames and enjoy that special ‘barbecue’ taste you only get from an open fire. These campfire recipes are easy and more fun than you can, well, shake a stick at!

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How to Make a Cooking Campfire

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It sounds easy enough right? Match, wood… no brainer. But after thirty minutes on your knees huffing and puffing only to have your paltry fire smolder out, you know the struggle. Every seasoned campfire starter will swear by their particular method, but there are some basic tenants that are true for all fires.

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Reasons Why Praying Mantises are AWESOME

Female Banded Flower Mantis or Asian Boxer Mantis, Theopropus elegans, in front of white background.

The praying mantis may appear to be a pious, retiring sort of creature. But looks are certainly deceiving as the mantis is a vicious, capable killer. There are many reasons to love a mantis, and these are just a few of our favorites.

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