The edible Goa bean (also known as Winged Bean, Asparagus Pea, Four-angled Bean, or Winged Pea) is a climbing plant that may cover small shrubs and trees.
Category: Food water shelter
Using plants as food in the wild – how to find, identify, test, and prepare plants for eating.
After having solved the problems of finding water, shelter, and animal food, you will have to consider the use of plants you can eat. In a survival situation you should always be on the lookout for familiar wild foods and live off the land whenever possible.
How to build shelters in the wild.
A shelter can protect you from the sun, insects, wind, rain, snow, hot or cold temperatures, and undesirable observation from others. It can give you a feeling of well-being and help you maintain your will to survive. If in doubt about the importance of shelter, remember the “Rule of Threes”: You can survive 3 minutes…
Lean-To Shelter – how to build a lean-to shelter
Survival Lean-To Shelter The importance of a Lean-To shelter In a survival situation, shelter takes precedence, even over food. A lean-to survival shelter will protect you from the wind, insects, sun, rain, and extreme temperatures (hot or cold). If you are in a wooded area and have enough natural materials available, you can make a…
Complete guide to cleaning, preparing, cooking, and storing (preserving) wild game in a wilderness survival situation.
You must know how to prepare fish and game for cooking, storage, and preservation in a survival situation. Improper cleaning or storage of wild game can result in inedible, or possibly worse, wasted fish or game.
Traps and snares – how to build, bait, and place traps to acquire food in the wild
You can typically acquire more animal food using traps that shooting – and trapping requires much less time and energy than stalking and hunting. Saving time and energy lets you dedicate that saved time to foraging and or building shelter.
Water Filtration – all about filtering water in a wilderness survival situation.
If the water you find is also muddy, stagnant, and foul-smelling, you can clear the water before purifying it. Filtration removes the large, undesirable particles such as dirt and plant particles.
Water Purification – dangers and how to purify water in the wilderness
Rainwater collected in clean containers or from plants is usually safe for drinking. However, water gathered from lakes, ponds, streams, rivers, or swamps should be purified, especially if the water source is near human settlements or in tropical environments.
Water stills – how to build a water still to collect water in the wild
You can utilize water stills in various environments. Even hot, arid desert habitats can yield water to a parched survivalist. Stills draw moisture from the ground or from plant material through the processes of evaporation and condensation.
Water sources – how to find water in just about any circumstance
You are in the wilderness, and you need water. You can only live three days without it. Finding water is critical. What do you do? Almost any environment has water present to some degree. You just have to know where to look.