Synopses & Reviews
Providing essential guidance for a myriad of circumstances and skill levels, this virtually indestructible series of pocket guides includes tips and tricks for exploring the outdoors as well as preparing for natural disasters. From studying wildlife and diverse environments to sound advice for hunting and boating enthusiasts, this collection is ideal for the everyday adventurer. Unlike bulky guidebooks, these waterproof, travel-size companions are perfect for navigating the wilderness, built to endure day hikes, fishing expeditions, and camping trips for years to come.
An indispensable guide for the novice or occasional camper, this reference highlights the essential elements for having a safe and enjoyable camping trip. Topics include setting up a safe camp, camping knots, fire-lighting, purifying water, selecting camping gear, and wilderness first aid. With a concise review of dangerous animals and general wilderness knowledge, this survey also features pre-trip lists for assembling camping supplies, food, and first aid kits.
"Pocket Naturalist Guides are to nature-loving backpackers what CliffsNotes are to teens trying to navigate Shakespeare: essential." —Backpacker Magazine
An indispensable guide for the novice or occasional camper, this Duraguide title reviews : how to set up a safe camp, fire-lighting, and general wilderness knowledge. This handy guide also reviews dangerous animals and wilderness first aid. Pre-trip lists for assembling camping supplies is provided. Waterproof and nearly indestructible, Camping 101 will fit easily into your backpack or pocket.
About the Author
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.