5 Simple tips for winter wilderness survival food and medicine

5 Simple tips for winter wilderness survival food and medicine

Winter wilderness Survival Food and Medicine
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Enjoying the Winter woods as you look around you notice that the conifers trees are the ones that stand out and are the winter Wilderness Food and Medicine.

This is great because that can be your food and medicine and it is so simple to access and process to get the nutrients and medicinal properties you need for Winter Wilderness Survival

1 Underside of needles have fine white lines (white,green,white ,green etc) like racing stripes this is a very important characteristics

2. The needles lay flat and can shed water and snow,creating less depth of snow in a Hemlock forest which is excellent for mobility and to see clear prints of animals better increasing your Animal tracking abilities for proper ID.

3. Tiny twigs of the dead branches smaller than pencil lead size and often stay dry in rain and snow conditions,they are also so small they are easily dried out in your jacket from your body heat if needed. They are excellent for fire lighting and in the winter it is crucial to have good winter fire skills Click here for our blog post on that

Do you know how to make Emergency Fire

4. Eastern Hemlock does not have berries it has small cones {miniature pine cones}

5. Eastern Hemlock has a poisonous look alike called Yew which is a european shrub but is also found with Hemlock trees in our forests so be mindful.

Never experiment with wild Edible Plants and trees without studying with an expert first and always cross reference

This post and video is not a way to learn in place of training with an expert ,it is a compliment and study aid.