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The Modern Hunter-Gatherer
A Practical Guide to Living Off the Land
Learn How To Enter The World of True Self-Reliance
A Survival Book by Tony Nester

      Have you ever wondered how to walk into the wilderness and harvest your own food? Are you interested in integrating healthy, wild edibles into your diet while reducing food costs? Do you want to learn the time-tested methods for living off the land in case you become stranded in the wilds or face an emergency where the grocery shelves are empty?

      In his fourth book, survival instructor Tony Nester delves into practical methods that he has applied on extended survival courses over the past twenty years showing the best techniques for beginning and advanced students of wilderness living. This innovative book illustrates, with detailed photos, the essential methods for harvesting, preserving, and cooking small game, fish, edible plants, and how to reduce your dependence on "the system."

      Recapture the excitement of wandering on the land unencumbered while depending on nature's resources and the skill in your hands. You will learn how to:

  • Realistically obtain wild foods from the land as a beginning hunter-gatherer.
  • Select a survival firearm for hunting and why small game is the answer to feeding yourself in the wilderness.
  • Put together a low-tech but quality fishing kit for catching easy-to-obtain panfish.
  • Carve, set, and utilize deadfalls and snares that actually work in a survival situation and can keep your family fed in a long-term emergency.
  • Make delicious jerky and preserve meat the old-fashioned way.
  • Skinning, cleaning, and wild game preparation tips.
  • Harvest and prepare edible plants found in your own neighborhood.
      This is a large format, 8.5" x 11" book containing over 90 photos along with detailed illustrations. Diamond Creek Press. 2009. ISBN: 978-0-9713811-3-1.

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Surviving a Disaster
Evacuation Strategies and Emergency Kits for Staying Alive
A Survival Book by Tony Nester

      The most effective means of surviving a disaster is to have the essential gear and plans in place beforehand and this comes only from developing a mind-set of self-reliance.

      Veteran Survival instructor Tony Nester takes you through the mental attitude, scenarios, planning, and gear for overcoming natural and manmade disasters where you are forced to evacuate your home.

      Surviving a Disaster covers what has worked for those who have lived through actual disasters and delves into the practical skills for preparing you and your family for the unexpected. In this book you will learn:

  • The mindset of successful survivors and what it takes to prevail in a disaster.
  • How to formulate an escape plan for your specific region.
  • A straightforward approach to assembling emergency kits that really work for the home, office, and vehicle.
  • The must-have items that every family first-aid kit should contain.
  • How to prepare children for a crisis and what personal items to include in their safety kit.
  • Proven techniques for obtaining safe drinking water in an urban setting and how to avoid dehydration.
  • Tips for communicating and reuniting with your loved ones after a disaster.
      64 pages. Diamond Creek Press. 2007. ISBN: 978-0-9713811-2-4.

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Desert Survival
Tips, Tricks, and Skills
An Outdoor Survival Book by Tony Nester

      Desert Survival focuses on the specific skills needed for desert survival and safety. Few books on desert survival have ever contained such detailed examples of the fundamental skills necessary for traveling and hiking in the land of little water. Containing over 30 photos and a wealth of field-expedient methods related to arid land survival, this book is an excellent outdoor guide for the first-time visitor or veteran desert explorer.

      Skills highlighted in this outdoor survival book were featured on a Discovery Channel special where Tony Nester served as the consultant during survival training in Death Valley. Desert Survival Tips, Tricks, & Skills shows you how to:

  • Cope with heat stress and help prevent heat-related injuries
  • Avoid desert hazards such as flash floods and dangerous plants like cholla and agave
  • Locate and procure water in seemingly barren regions
  • Understand your water needs and stay hydrated in extreme heat
  • Outfit your vehicle for backcountry travel
  • Avoid venomous creatures such as snakes and scorpions
  • Signal for Rescue
  • Construct a variety of desert shade shelters
      80 pages. Diamond Creek Press. 2003. ISBN: 978-0-9713811-1-7.

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