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Wednesday, June 24 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Wilderness Survival & Emergency Prep

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It's a jungle out there.  Or at least a dangerous place. What do you need to know to survive in the wilderness - whether foliage or concrete?  Anyone can find themselves caught in a potentially life or death situation. Could you survive?  Do you know what you know and what you don't know? 

Come find out in this (very) brief introduction to wilderness survival. Mark, the instructor, will make sure you understand the survival priorities and what they mean to you. He will guide you through an assessment to better understand what knowledge and skills you most need to acquire. And he will share the basics of the pocket survival kit along with a number of examples and some fun trying out various components. You will also have an opportunity to schedule informal sessions during the rest of Porcfest to practice any specific skills that interest you. 

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Mark D. Steele

Mark has been interested in wilderness survival, primitive skills, and emergency preparedness for decades beginning even before his stint in the military (and the SERE, jungle, and survival training he experienced there). He is also an environmental engineer whose pet peeves are some... Read More →

Wednesday June 24, 2015 4:00pm - 4:50pm PDT

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