By Dave Johnson,
From The Tribune
WELLAND - Diane Kramer, and her husband Gary, take emergency preparedness seriously.
The Welland couple have a location on their property as a meeting point in case of a fire in their home.
“It’s the tree in front of the house,” Diane Kramer says.
Kramer says her husband is a former boy scout and follows the organization’s motto: be prepared. Read more »
From: KRNV Reno
RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) — Community Wildfire Protection Plans and Fire-Adapted Communities are the focus of two upcoming live webinars, May 7 and May 14 being presented by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.
The first one-hour, free webinar will be offered at 10 a.m., May 7, in conjunction with Nevada Wildfire Awareness Week that begins May 4.
Participants will learn about the purpose and value of Community Wildfire Protection Plans and explore a digital Read more »
Exclusive: Creek Stewart lists 6 survival uses for surprising, everyday item
By: CREEK STEWART
I’ve often said that a person’s most important survival skill is the ability to improvise. The skill of “using what you have to get what you need” in a life-threatening survival scenario often involves looking at everyday items through survival-tinted glasses. Many everyday items have surprising survival applications if you’re willing think outside of the box and get creative. Sudden and unexpected survival scenarios all have one thing in common – you’ll never have exactly what you need when you need it.
In my courses at Willow Haven I’ll often challenge students to list as many survival uses they can think of for a variety of random, everyday items that one might find in their purse, car or pockets. It’s a good exercise and always produces surprising results. Below is a great example. Read more »