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.
From hurricanes and landslides to fires and heat waves, this all-inclusive overview reviews the significant damage natural disasters can wreak on electrical, water, and food sources. Listing the hazards of each situation and how to avoid sickness and injury when calamity occurs, this reference also provides information on how to prepare an emergency survival kit, highlighting the essentials one should have if forced to abandon a home or vehicle.
"Pocket Naturalist Guides are to nature-loving backpackers what CliffsNotes are to teens trying to navigate Shakespeare: essential." —Backpacker Magazine
Hurricanes, landslides, floods, blizzards, tornadoes, lightning strikes, fires and heat waves often cause significant damage to the electrical, water and food sources that we rely on. The lack of post-disaster survival know-how costs hundreds of lives each year. This Duraguide(r) is intended to provide guidance on how to prepare for, cope with and survive natural disasters. It provides information preparing emergency survival kits, emergency sources of water, food and heat and specific instructions on how to stay safe during major disasters including cold snaps, heat waves, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, lightning storms, how to signal for help and basic first aid. This pocket-sized folding guide is an indispensable source of portable information that can save your life when disaster strikes. Made in the USA.
Hurricanes, landslides, floods, blizzards, tornadoes, lightning strikes, fires and heat waves often cause significant damage to the electrical, water and food sources that we rely on. Learn the hazards of each situation and how avoid sickness and injury when disaster strikes. Also provides information on how to prepare an emergency survival kit to take if forced to abandon oneand#8217;s home or vehicle. This practically indestructible guide will help you prepare for and survive the problems caused by natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina.
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.