Canadian Outdoor Survival Guide

Category: Book
By (author): S. Radford, Duane
Subject:  REFERENCE / Survival & Emergency Preparedness
  SPORTS & RECREATION / Outdoor Skills
Publisher: Lone Pine Media
Published: June 2022
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 8.50in x 5.50in x 0.50in
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$ 24.95
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From The Publisher*This book is straightforward, practical guide for taking care of yourself (and others) in a survival situation with crucial, basic survival skills required for an emergency situation during all four seasons in all wilderness areas of Canada. Objectives: • Understanding the importance of being prepared • Learning basic short-term bushcraft skills • Types and use of tools, equipment, strategies and techniques required for successful survival (and rescue) in the wilderness. Readers will learn essential wilderness survival skills for each region of Canada and learn about environmental hazards such as; weather, predators and regional terrain, emergency first aid, search and rescue. Filled with useful illustrations and diagrams, the Canadian Survival Guide will provide instruction on such outdoor survival techniques as shelter construction/location, fire making, water requirements and acquisition, signaling, hunting and trapping techniques, animal signs and identification, fishing, gathering, foraging for berries and wild edibles and plant identification. Whether you find yourself stranded in the dense rainforests of British Columbia or on the tundra of Northern Canada, the Canadian Survival Guide will get you out in one piece.
Biographical NoteDuane S. Radford is a national award-winning writer and photographer whose articles and photographs have appeared in many outdoor publications and newspapers in Canada and the United States. He authored over 750 magazine articles and three award winning books.Duane is a Past President of the Outdoor Writers of Canada. He is a member of the Alberta Fish & Game Association and represents this organization on the Antelope Creek Ranch Management Committee. Duane retired as the director of Alberta's fisheries management branch. He worked as a regional director, regional fisheries biologist, and fishery scientist for Alberta's Fish and Wildlife Division. He is certified as a Fisheries Scientist by the American Fisheries Society. He was bestowed an Alberta Order of the Bighorn Award as a member of the Bow Habitat Station Core Committee in 1998, Alberta's foremost conservation award.