Category Archives: Bushcraft

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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5 Essential Tips for Camping With a Baby

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Camping with a baby does need a little more planning than your outdoor adventures have in the past, but it will be a relaxing and rewarding trip if you get it right. Growing babies benefit immensely from sunshine, water and fresh air and it gives you a chance to enjoy Mother Nature too.

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How to Stop Black Fly Bites from Itching

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There are a ton of things you can do to alleviate the irritation of black fly bites and get outside for longer during the spring months. Here are a few of my own tried and tested natural cures for black fly bites.

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