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Building a Fire After a Rainy Night

by Craig Caudill | 21 July, 2014

One of the most often asked questions during any of our classes is, “How do I build a fire after it has rained and everything is […]

100 ft of Paracord Giveaway

by Craig Caudill | 18 July, 2014

We are always looking for ways to get the word out about our classes, online school, blog information at both NRS and Dan’s Depot and youtube […]

Poisonous vs. Venomous, which is it ?

by Craig Caudill | 09 July, 2014

I think these are a couple of the most misused words when it comes to nature study and discussions.  Would it surprise you to know that […]

Hunting, A Personal Perspective

by Craig Caudill | 04 July, 2014

Written by Craig Caudill Do you have pet peeves?  I certainly have pet peeves.  One of the biggest I have is when people do not show […]

Get in on the FREE tomahawk giveaway from Nature Reliance School

by Craig Caudill | 02 June, 2014

   We are guessing that some of you are like us and you like a good throwing tomahawk.  In that regard, we are doing a couple of […]

One of the best Survival Magazines around

by Craig Caudill | 28 May, 2014

I have the good fortune to be able to write for several different entities including blogs (popular and unpopular ones), magazines, newspapers and other fine folks […]

How to have fun with some kayaks

by Craig Caudill | 28 May, 2014

At Nature Reliance School we play outside as much as possible.  NRS instructor Tracy Trimble and his family recently spent the day out on Cave Run […]

Nature Reliance School on TV, again!

by Craig Caudill | 28 May, 2014

In this video my wife and I joined Tim Farmer to walk around his farm and look at some edible plants.  Tim is the host of Kentucky […]

Using Pocket Guides

by Craig Caudill | 05 May, 2014

There are many a number of pocket guides out there to assist you in your pursuit of outdoor knowledge.  Recognizing the stars, edible plants, trapping setups, […]

What is in an Australian MRE? Does it taste good?

by Craig Caudill | 28 April, 2014

Some very fine folks send me a number of things to try and out and review.  I typically take a look at these things from the […]

Earth Day 2014, I Can Bring Us Together

by Craig Caudill | 22 April, 2014

Lets be honest, Earth day is a polarizing day in the political scheme of things.  It seems as if the progressive/liberals/democrat side of the aisle tends […]

Who Is The Best Survival Instructor?

by Craig Caudill | 27 March, 2014

Man that is a loaded question isn’t it? If we were to ask this on social media, we would probably get a host of TV personalities […]

What goes in my EDC?

by Craig Caudill | 13 March, 2014

I have spent a long time trying to NOT put this information out there.  I think your EDC should be something that you look at your […]

Mora Companion Giveaway

by Craig Caudill | 11 March, 2014

We are doing what we can to boost our Facebook page.  We are giving this mora companion away free to one of our fortunate facebook fans. […]

How to Prep on a Budget: Water

by Craig Caudill | 11 March, 2014

This is going to be one of several blog posts on the topic of getting preps ready and continuing to be considerate of your budget at […]

Can You Use Sapwood for a Filter?

by Craig Caudill | 05 March, 2014

You have seen the photo by now haven’t you?  A picture of a small piece of wood, tubing, and a clamp.  Then the declaration is that […]

Crappy Survival Kit

by Craig Caudill | 03 March, 2014

So this, this right here, really aggravates me.  Take a look this “survival kit” offered by a local TV station.   I am all about a morale […]

How To Start Studying Edible and Medicinal Plants

by Craig Caudill | 24 February, 2014

One of the aspects of wilderness training that seems to peak a lot of interest among people is knowing what you can and cannot eat outside. […]