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#38 Intro to Hunting
Hunting provides opportunities like nothing else. Great time afield gathering a 100% organic food source is one of many fantastic benefits.  This podcast introduces ethics, how-to, moon phases, gear, and so...much....more. ===== Support: Shop our affiliation companies by obtaining discount codes here Join Our Newsletter Check Out Our Gear For Sale Essential Wilderness Navigation Ultimate Wilderness Gear ===== Timestamp 0:45 Introduction 1:47 Sponsors 2:03 Upcoming Knot Course 2:13 Podcast Begins 3:01 Mindset/Ethics 5:04 Mindset/Safety 6:44 Mindset/Stewardship/Conservation 8:16 Skills 9:00 skills/Terrain 10:18 Skills/Tree/Plant ID 11:58 Skills/Noise 16:15 Tactics 16:40 Tactics/Weather & Moon Phases 20:08 Tactics / Processing the Animal 22:05 Gear 22:26 Gear/Fred Bear  23:20 Gear/Knife 24:48 Gear/Guns 24:12 Gear/Camo 27:48 Gear/Scent Cover 29:44 Follow up! ===== Other Podcast Episode You Might Like 1. Six Habits of Trackers, That Can Help Everyone Including YOU! 2. Knife Safety Tips 3. Epic failure in gardening - but we have to start somewhere. ===== Nature Reliance School Online Learning Courses NRS Courses · Foraging For Fun, Eating Weeds · Mindset, Skills, Tactics, and Gear – Survival Fundamentals · 14 Day Quarantine Skills Summit · Edible and Medicinal Trees – Winter Season · Introduction to the Study of Edible and Medicinal Plants =====
31:52
October 16, 2020
#37 My Top 10 List of Essential Gear
In this podcast, Nature Reliance Director Craig Caudill takes a look at his top 10 essential gear.  We get asked all the time "what's in your pack" and "what should be our basic load" so this episode answers these basic questions and will serve you well in getting started packing for your outdoor activities.  
22:31
October 7, 2020
#36 10 Ways to Extend Your Phone's Battery Life.
With the popularity of using smartphones as the primary navigation device while in the wilderness, extending the battery life is critical.  Tracy Trimble, an assistant instructor with Nature Reliance School, and co-author of Essential Wilderness Navigation discusses ten ways of doing just that.  Having served several years on a local search and rescue team it is apparent that the general hiking public doesn't protect the phone's battery life.  Following these ten options will greatly increase a normal operating modern-day smartphone.     Thanks for listening, and please consider supporting our work here by utilizing one of these discount codes for us at our affiliates:  https://naturereliance.org/blogs/blog/nrs-discount-codes Jump into one of our SUPER inexpensive Livestream classes (usually done on zoom).  We cover quite a range of topics that you can join in on right from home:  https://naturereliance.org/collections/online-live-workshops Consider a monthly direct support of our podcasts here Essential Wilderness Navigation: A Real-World Guide to Finding Your Way Safely in the Woods With or Without A Map, Compass, or GPS Check out other popular episodes: Campfire Chat: Can you track a ghost from a graveyard? My LOVE/HATE relationship with Leave No Trace ethics Oops! - Common Mistakes (Part 1 of 3): Before you Hit the Trail
14:13
September 28, 2020
#35 Practical Bushcraft
In this podcast Nature Reliance Director Craig Caudill takes a critical look at "bushcrafting" and what he feels most schools are missing.  He discussed how to be both a steward of natural resources and at the same time remove live species during training.   This is a combination that is often missing in most survival and bushcraft schools that Nature Reliance School is uniquely qualified to be different from the "rest of the pack". Thanks for listening, and please consider supporting our work here by utilizing one of these discount codes for us at our affiliates:  https://naturereliance.org/blogs/blog/nrs-discount-codes Jump into one of our SUPER inexpensive Livestream classes (usually done on zoom).  We cover quite a range of topics that you can join in on right from home:  https://naturereliance.org/collections/online-live-workshops Check out other popular episodes: Six Habits of Trackers, That Can Help Everyone Including YOU Learn How a Ham Radio Might Save Your Life My LOVE/HATE relationship with Leave No Trace ethics
19:49
September 23, 2020
#34 Knife Safety Tips
Simple but it is SO important.  After a very experienced woodsman cut himself in a recent class, Craig put this podcast out there to jog everyone's memory on the TWO most dangerous parts of a knife.  He also shares his personal and group methods for maintaining safety when using sharp and pointy things around others. Thanks for listening, and please consider supporting our work here by utilizing one of these discount codes for us at our affiliates:  https://naturereliance.org/blogs/blog/nrs-discount-codes Jump into one of our SUPER inexpensive Livestream classes (usually done on zoom).  We cover quite a range of topics that you can join in on right from home:  https://naturereliance.org/collections/online-live-workshops
15:19
September 14, 2020
#33 Campfire Chat: Scary story from a remote wilderness graveyard
In this podcast, Craig tells a 100% true story of a time in which he encountered.....something....at a wilderness graveyard while out exploring.   Thanks for listening, and please consider supporting our work here by utilizing one of these discount codes for us at our affiliates:  https://naturereliance.org/blogs/blog/nrs-discount-codes Jump into one of our SUPER inexpensive Livestream classes (usually done on zoom).  We cover quite a range of topics that you can join in on right from home:  https://naturereliance.org/collections/online-live-workshops
21:50
September 10, 2020
#32 Tracking for Life, 6 Habits of a Tracker YOU Can Use In Everyday Life
Tracking is a unique scientific method of situational awareness.  The principles, methods, and habits of trackers can be guideposts in many endeavors.  In this podcast Craig Caudill, the founder and chief instructor for Nature Reliance School, shares six fundamental habits of a good tracker and how they can apply to the daily life of anyone. Check out this blog to discover our ever-growing list of discount codes and affiliate links. Consider joining us as a monthly supporter here on the podcast, just click on the the SUPPORT link at this page.   For links discussed in this podcast, follow this link to the associated blogpost on our website. Check us out at naturereliance.org
18:18
September 6, 2020
#31 Test your outdoor self-reliance knowledge with the "Tourist Test".
Would you consider yourself a tourist in your own neighborhood?  You might be surprised by taking what Craig calls the Tourist Test.  
11:48
September 2, 2020
#30 Individual First Aid Kit (IFAK): 22 items that you need to hear about
From Boo-boos to trauma medicine go into the outdoors with some fundamental first aid supplies.  In this podcast, Craig shares 22 items that he carries with him that can help fix a diverse mix of first aid issues.  The first item to add to your kit is training.  Get fundamental training from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association and then bolster it by adding in Stop the Bleed Training. Craig mentioned the Vital Survival Course.  You can get into it here:  https://www.outdoorcore.com/courses/vital-survival?ref=a8ef77 www.naturereliance.org
10:16
August 31, 2020
#29 Top 5 Recommendations to help YOU connect to nature
Nature lovers, hunters, survivalists, and hikers..unite!  In this podcast Master Naturalist and woodsman with a lifetime of experience, Craig Caudill walks us through his top 5 way to connect with nature so you experience lots more going on around you.  Take these recommendations and fit them to your needs. www.naturereliance.org
23:04
August 26, 2020
#28 My LOVE/HATE relationship with Leave No Trace
For 26 years, the Leave No Trace organization has been growing.  Today, Craig Caudill (Master Naturalist, Founder, and Chief Instructor for Nature Reliance School) discusses what he loves and hates about the seven principles of Leave No Trace. Support this podcast:  If you like what we are doing here at Nature Reliance Media, consider direct support of the program.  You can support the show for as little as $0.99/month.  Two other options are available as well $4.99 and $9.99 per month. Send us a message:  We would love to hear from you.  Have suggestion(s) to improve, subject topics you want us to cover, or to say hello.  You can always contact us at info@naturereliance.organytime. Today's Sponsor: Vital Survival: The essential things you need to know to prepare yourself and those around you. Use code VITALVIP, for a HUGE discount until the end of August.  In this course and downloadable booklet, you will learn the mindset, skills, tactics, and gear for disaster readiness that Craig uses to teach civilians and first responders throughout the country. This information is critical to individuals and families being better prepared for unplanned emergencies. Get our book: Essential Wilderness Navigation A Real-World guide to finding your way safely in the woods with or without a map, compass, or GPS. Nature Reliance School  Full Website NRS - Online Classes NRS - LIVE workshops (Zoom) NRS - Gear for sale NRS - Discount codes for products
39:49
August 24, 2020
#27 Naturalist Notebook - No, moss does not always grow on the North side of trees and other nature insights
Craig discusses three short topics:  1) Debunking the myth that moss always grow on the north side of trees and explaining why you can't count on that myth 2) What is handrailing in wilderness navigation 3) Animal observations and how they can help us improve our outdoor time. Support this podcast:  If you like what we are doing here at Nature Reliance Media consider direct support of the program.  You can support the show for as little as $0.99/month.  Two other options are available as well $4.99 and $9.99 per month. Send us a message:  We would love to hear from you.  Have suggestion(s) to improve, subject topics you want us to cover, or to just say hello.  You can always contact us at info@naturereliance.organytime. Get out book: Essential Wilderness Navigation A Real-World guide to finding your way safely in the woods with or without a map, compass or GPS. Foraging for Fun: Eating Weeds In this course, Master Naturalist Craig Caudill will guide you in learning how to forage for food and medicine and have a fun time doing it. What we usually call “weeds” are often native plants that are packed with nutrition and great taste. Craig will take you into the woods, backyards, and parks and show you the critical identifying features of numerous plants and some trees. You will be able to find plants nearly anywhere in the Eastern region of the United States. Various plants thrive in one season or another, so Craig is going to add to this course continually as more plants arrive on the scene. Each plant discussed will also include a favorite recipe for its use. Nature Reliance School  Full Website NRS - Online Classes NRS - LIVE workshops (Zoom) NRS - Gear for sale NRS - Blogs and Podcasts
23:59
August 4, 2020
#25 - Campfire Chat - 5 things that will make your camping experience better.
Craig brings you a great podcast loaded with tons of information.  The basis of the data is based on five things to improve your outdoor experience: 1) Nighttime Sounds  2) Sleep  3) Food  4) The Unknowns  5) Pep Talk.    Craig goes over these as he leads a group of inner city young men on an overnight trip. Support this podcast:  If you like what we are doing here at Nature Reliance Media consider direct support of the program.  You can support the show for as little as $0.99/month.  Two other options are available as well $4.99 and $9.99 per month.   Send us a message:  We would love to hear from you.  Have suggestion(s) to improve, subject topics you want us to cover, or to just say hello.  You can always contact us at info@naturereliance.org anytime.   https://thegreenberetproject.org/     Through the application of a force multiplication model, a collaborative framework, and evidence based change strategies; the Green Beret Project is empowering kids, cops, and communities to win the fight on the front lines of our inner cities. Foraging for Fun: Eating Weeds In this course, Master Naturalist Craig Caudill will guide you in learning how to forage for food and medicine and have a fun time doing it. What we usually call “weeds” are often native plants that are packed with nutrition and great taste. Craig will take you into the woods, backyards, and parks and show you the critical identifying features of numerous plants and some trees. You will be able to find plants nearly anywhere in the Eastern region of the United States. Various plants thrive in one season or another, so Craig is going to add to this course continually as more plants arrive on the scene. Each plant discussed will also include a favorite recipe for its use. Nature Reliance School  Full Website NRS - Online Classes NRS - LIVE workshops (Zoom) NRS - Gear for sale NRS - Blogs and Podcasts
28:39
July 29, 2020
#26 Dueling Interviews
The first of many, we hope, video podcasts.  Video podcasts will be placed on our YouTube page while the audio file will be uploaded as a typical podcast.  We hope you will enjoy.  Please let us know what you think.   This initial episode includes Craig and Tracy going back-n-forth asking questions about general topics.  More specific topics will follow.   Book:  What the Robin Knows GAIA : GPS App, 20% Discount to NRS followers Support this podcast:  If you like what we are doing here at Nature Reliance Media consider direct support of the program.  You can support the show for as little as $0.99/month.  Two other options are available as well $4.99 and $9.99 per month. Send us a message:  We would love to hear from you.  Have suggestion(s) to improve, subject topics you want us to cover, or to just say hello.  You can always contact us at info@naturereliance.org anytime. https://thegreenberetproject.org/     Through the application of a force multiplication model, a collaborative framework, and evidence based change strategies; the Green Beret Project is empowering kids, cops, and communities to win the fight on the front lines of our inner cities. Foraging for Fun: Eating Weeds In this course, Master Naturalist Craig Caudill will guide you in learning how to forage for food and medicine and have a fun time doing it. What we usually call “weeds” are often native plants that are packed with nutrition and great taste. Craig will take you into the woods, backyards, and parks and show you the critical identifying features of numerous plants and some trees. You will be able to find plants nearly anywhere in the Eastern region of the United States. Various plants thrive in one season or another, so Craig is going to add to this course continually as more plants arrive on the scene. Each plant discussed will also include a favorite recipe for its use. Nature Reliance School  Full Website NRS - Online Classes NRS - LIVE workshops (Zoom) NRS - Gear for sale NRS - Blogs and Podcasts Take a look at our entire discount codes page.
54:01
July 29, 2020
#24 Epic failure in gardening - but we have to start somewhere.
Craig and Tracy discuss what could be an epic failure in gardening.  Take a walk with Craig as he interviews Tracy about his latest homesteading project around the house.  Tracy is in the process of converting a small section of forest into a possible garden and future greenhouse.   We have a growing list of sponsors and supporters at this link. Join us in one our hands on classes:  https://naturereliance.org/collections/classes Join us in one of our online classes:  https://naturereliance.org/collections/online-classes
39:24
May 22, 2020
#23 How drowning changed my life - Part 2
Near-death experiences have a way to change a person.  The story discussed here is one of those experiences.    I came as close to death as I have come in the outdoors on this trip.  We have a growing list of sponsors and supports at this link. Join us in one our hands on classes:  https://naturereliance.org/collections/classes Join us in one of our online classes:  https://naturereliance.org/collections/online-classests here
41:05
April 19, 2020
#22 How drowning changed my life - Part 1
Near-death experiences have a way to change a person.  The story discussed here is one of those experiences.    I came as close to death as I have come in the outdoors on this trip.  We have a growing list of sponsors and supports at this link. Join us in one our hands on classes:  https://naturereliance.org/collections/classes Join us in one of our online classes:  https://naturereliance.org/collections/online-classes
30:24
April 19, 2020
#21 Craig's Campfire Chat: What is the moral of this story
Join Uncle Craig as he has a fireside chat with a moral dilemma.  What is the moral to the story? This story is heavily adapted from a children's book found here:   https://amzn.to/33CIY1m Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. HUGE discounts on survival classes and gear in support of recent events:  https://naturereliance.org/blogs/blog Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
13:53
March 22, 2020
#20 Lost and Found: Day hike gone wrong.
Craig and Tracy discussing a search and rescue operation from California. Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
1:12:44
March 19, 2020
#19 Learn How a Ham Radio Might Save Your Life
Tracy discussing how to obtain your ham radio license and the uses of ham radio while hiking and in your daily use. Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
20:20
February 2, 2020
#18 - Simon Kenton - Nearly Naked and Afraid, Pt 2 of 2
Craig takes you through an exiting trip with Simon Kenton, Yeager, and Strader in this Part 2 of a 2 part podcast. Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
16:57
January 28, 2020
#17 Oooops! - Common Mistakes (Part 3 of 3) - While at camp
Craig and Tracy discussing common mistakes in part three of a three part series.  This one covers some of the more common problems people experience while at camp. Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
36:32
January 26, 2020
#16 Simon Kenton - Nearly Naked and Afraid, Pt 1 of 2
Craig takes you through an exiting trip with Simon Kenton, Yeager, and Strader in this Part 1 of a 2 part podcast.  Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched.  Use code NRMPODCAST for 20% off Nature Reliance School Classes Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
30:10
January 21, 2020
#15 - Oooops! - Common Mistakes (Part 2 of 3) - While on the trail
Craig and Tracy discussing common mistakes in part two of a three part series.  This one covers some of the more common problems people experience while on the trail.   Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
50:08
January 9, 2020
#14 - Oooops! - Common Mistakes (Part 1 of 3) - Before you hit the trail.
Craig and Tracy discussing common mistakes in part one of a three part series.  Some of these are simple, others are hilarious, and otherscould have been downright deadly.   Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
38:12
January 2, 2020
#13 - Nature Notes: Carl Linnaeus is my homeboy
Is it a yellow poplar, tulip poplar, soft poplar, tulip tree, or what?  Well, it is al of those things really.  In this podcast, Craig talks about the naming of things and why it is important for being a proper nature enthusiast. Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
14:21
December 26, 2019
#12 - National Parks 2017 Search and Rescue Stats
Tracy walks thru some 2017 search and rescue statistics for our national parks along with a national park's short list of ways to stay safe while hiking. Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
11:46
December 17, 2019
#11 - Myth of the "Dark and Bloody Ground" Pt 2
In this look back into history, Craig discusses the topic of Kentucky as "The Dark and Bloody Ground".  He suggests some good resources to show that this is a myth, but also shows where this concept likely originated and persists today. You can follow this link to some a short blog, by A. Gwynn Henderson.  Look at the bottom of that blog article for a link to her book on the same subject.  https://30daysofkentuckyarchaeology.wordpress.com/2017/09/29/the-myth-of-kentucky-as-a-dark-and-bloody-ground/ Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
16:22
December 12, 2019
#10 - Myth of the "Dark and Bloody Ground" Pt 1
In this look back into history, Craig discusses the topic of Kentucky as "The Dark and Bloody Ground".  He suggests some good resources to show that this is a myth, but also shows where this concept likely originated and persists today.   You can follow this link to some a short blog, by A. Gwynn Henderson.  Look at the bottom of that blog article for a link to her book on the same subject.  https://30daysofkentuckyarchaeology.wordpress.com/2017/09/29/the-myth-of-kentucky-as-a-dark-and-bloody-ground/ Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
15:36
December 10, 2019
#9 - Historical Look at Thanksgiving, Fact vs. Fiction
In this episode Craig breaks down some fact and fiction points of interest for Thanksgiving.  Several interesting surprises are to be found here.  Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
20:07
December 8, 2019
#8 - How to sleep better in the cold.
In this episode Tracy and Craig discuss thermoregulation.   Big word for "how to stay warm".  We talk mindset, skills, tactics and LOTS of gear.  Another good one where you have two very experienced outdoorsman who sometimes do the same thing, and sometimes do things differently.  All the time we do what we can to help you learn from our successes and mistakes.   Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Join our newsletter and get 20% off of classes, and 10% off gear.  https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=NYBj4x&g=NWQ4Qr Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
48:28
November 27, 2019
#7 Sounds of the Forest: Owls
In this episode, Craig discusses some common sounds by owls. Here is the link Craig mentioned about free downloadable owl sounds:  http://dl.allaboutbirds.org/evergreen_download-owl-sounds-form Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Titan Survival - An American veteran-owned company. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Nature Reliance Gear Store, https://naturereliancestore.org/, use code "PODCAST" for 5% off anything in the store. Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
32:33
November 13, 2019
#6 - Simon Kenton: whipped, beaten and drug on the back of a horse
In this episode, Craig discusses the life of Simon Kenton who had a large part in Kentucky history. Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please subscribe/follow us in your favorite podcast program and consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance School, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched. Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance Nature Reliance Gear Store, https://naturereliancestore.org/, use code "PODCAST" for 5% off anything in the store. Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ Book:  Simon Kenton: His Life and Period, 1755-1836
23:20
November 6, 2019
#5 Lost and Found: Trout fishing on a cliff
In this episode, Tracy and Craig discuss another Search and Rescue Operation.  One in which two trout fishermen ended their day high on a cliff. Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance SCHOOL, where Tracy, Craig et  al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched, use the code "PODCAST" for 20% off classes during the fall of 2019:   https://www.naturereliance.org/ Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance  Nature Reliance Gear Store, https://naturereliancestore.org/, use code "PODCAST" for 5% off anything in the store. Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ  Nature Reliance School Blog:  https://naturereliance.org/blog/ Wolfe County Search and Rescue on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/WCSART/
1:04:43
October 18, 2019
#4 - Lost and Found: Burning socks to stay warm.
In this episode, Tracy and Craig discuss another Search and Rescue Operation.  One in which some socks were used for fire tinder and a boyfriend nearly became part of the problem.   Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance SCHOOL, where Tracy, Craig et  al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched, use the code "PODCAST" for 20% off classes during the fall of 2019:   https://www.naturereliance.org/ Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taught many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance  Nature Reliance Gear Store, https://naturereliancestore.org/, use code "PODCAST" for 5% off anything in the store. Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ 
46:58
September 25, 2019
#3 - 15 Great ways to get your kids into the great outdoors, and enjoying it!
In this episode Craig breaks down 15 ways to get your kids and outside and, more importantly, ensuring they have a good time doing it.  REI article referenced in the podcast:  https://www.rei.com/blog/hike/how-to-make-hiking-fun-with-kids Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance SCHOOL, where Tracy, Craig et  al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched, use the code "PODCAST" for 20% off classes during the fall of 2019:   https://www.naturereliance.org/ Gaia GPS App, best app in the world for wilderness navigation.  Craig and Tracy have taughted many first responders and the public in how to use this app:  https://www.gaiagps.com/discounts/?fp_ref=naturereliance  Nature Reliance Gear Store, https://naturereliancestore.org/, use code "PODCAST" for 5% off anything in the store. Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ 
19:01
September 19, 2019
#2 - How to prepare so you dont die in the outdoors.
In this episode Tracy and Craig discuss and share how to best get yourself prepared for outdoor adventure.  Is there a difference between practice, training, and testing yourself.? The short answer is YES!  Tune in and find out why each of these are very different but important in their own way. Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance SCHOOL, where Tracy, Craig et  al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched, use the code "PODCAST" for 20% off classes during the fall of 2019:   https://www.naturereliance.org/   Nature Reliance Gear Store, https://naturereliancestore.org/, use code "PODCAST" for 5% off anything in the store.   Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
51:22
September 13, 2019
#1 - Lost and Found - I followed a stream and got lost!
Join us on our first episode of Lost and Found, where we break down an outdoor adventure gone awry.  We look at how the individuals got themselves lost (and how you can prevent it).  Along with the 911 call details and the rescue.  Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance SCHOOL, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched:   https://www.naturereliance.org/ Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
50:57
August 22, 2019
#0 - Co-hosts with 100 years experience
Join Tracy and Craig on the inaugural Nature Reliance Media Podcast as they go through there literal decades of experience in the outdoors.  The fun times, the near tragedies, and the lessons learned along the way.   Your support is necessary for us to grow and prosper this podcast.  Please consider the sponsors mentioned.  Here are some on-going sponsors: Nature Reliance SCHOOL, where Tracy, Craig et al teach about a wide range of topics in the outdoors.  Gets hands-on with us so you can be more comfortable and more enriched:   https://www.naturereliance.org/  Pick up one of our books:  https://amzn.to/2N4W1SZ
1:02:40
August 15, 2019