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What does a hardcore macho, worm eating, roadkill asphalt licker survivalist eat for breakfast this time of year you might ask, Chickweed of course. Chickweed Or (Stellaria media) has juicy, tender, slightly sweet leaves and stalks.  These plant parts are all added  to my  mornings salad.  Yep, your heard right, my breakfast salad.  That’s what macho, […]
Author: Mark
Posted: November 25, 2013, 6:17 pm
Water: potable, drinkable, filtered, boiled, and safe to drink.  Water, you need it to survive. If you are in an emergency situation right now.  You will need safe drinking water to hydrate your body. The simplest and quickest way to make water safe to drink, if you can make fire, is by boiling it in […]
Author: Mark
Posted: November 13, 2013, 4:59 am
“Rites of Passage” for Teens by Henry Poole Last year I ran across some research that discussed the history of “rites of passage” into manhood for boys. Recalling my experience of growing up in the 70s and 80s, I felt an “aha” while reading about the history of male maturing. For thousands of years, growing […]
Author: Mark
Posted: May 4, 2013, 2:47 pm
  Top wilderness survival courses Survival courses with Lifesong Wilderness Adventures. From First Circle survival camp to the 28 day Adult Immersion outdoor adventure, we are one of the top wilderness survival schools offering some of the best survival courses you will find anywhere. First Circle Camp The first in our adult wilderness survival series […]
Author: Mark
Posted: March 26, 2013, 4:42 pm
What Should I Take for a Lifesong Adventures Wilderness Survival Weekend This is our recommendation list of gear to take with you for Life Song’s weekend survival school course. Weekend Survival School Gear List All camp items on the checklist below are important for an enjoyable and comfortable camp experience. Tent & Sleeping pad for […]
Author: Mark
Posted: February 9, 2013, 5:51 am
Feeling achy, a scratchy throat coming on, darn! You just realized a bug has just got a hold of you and you are feeling terrible. Your far from town and the truck is out of bio diesel. Try this: make a soup with six onions, an entire bulb of garlic, about an inch of grated […]
Author: Mark
Posted: January 15, 2013, 4:50 am
Mark Wienert Professional Survival Instructor. Professional survival instructor and wilderness survival consultant, yes that’s me. Though in the title of this post my last name is misspelled as ‘Weinert.’ I have one of those last names that people have a difficult time spelling and pronouncing. The correct spelling of my last name is Wienert, but […]
Author: Mark
Posted: January 11, 2013, 12:53 am
Lifesong Wilderness Adventures 28-day “Adult Immersion Course,” Is an immersion into nature for men and women 18 years and older. This month long course is uniquely tailored for those who have a strong desire to challenge themselves personally, while living and participating in intense field training to learn wilderness survival, nature awareness, and animal tracking […]
Author: Mark
Posted: October 9, 2012, 3:28 pm
Animal and Man Tracking Sign language Reading nature’s clues to find animal paths is also a way to slow down and find an appreciation of nature BY GARRET JAROS For The Register-Guard Appeared in print: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, page D2 REEDSPORT OR. — The tracks in the sand of a passing black bear and […]
Author: Mark
Posted: September 17, 2012, 11:24 pm
One species, Darlingtonia californica, occupying boggy habitats in the northwest United States of America (southern Oregon, northern California). Although the distribution of Darlingtonia is somewhat similar to the distribution of serpentine rocks in these areas, they aren’t identical at all. Darlingtonia doesn’t appear restricted to the serpentine sites, but it does appear to grow well in areas rich in heavy metals. The […]
Author: Mark
Posted: March 28, 2012, 5:11 am




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