May 17, 2019

Wolfe County SART Support

Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team is the most active SAR team that operates in the Red River Gorge of Kentucky. They also often deploy to […]
April 28, 2019

Prevent Tick and Mosquito Bites

It is around this time of year, every year, that we get a lot of questions and concerns about ticks and mosquitoes. For good reason. There […]
March 10, 2019

The BEST Survival Training

Mindset, skills, tactics, and gear are puzzle pieces that make up any solid surival instructional curriculum.  Heck, not just survival, any sort of training progam.    […]
March 6, 2019

Lessons Learned from the Carrico Sisters Situation

This past Sunday there was an incredible sigh of relief across the nation as the two young Carrico sisters were found relatively safe and healthy after […]
February 24, 2019

Don’t Die Out There: How to Find Your Way AND Get Found

Time spent in the wilderness is of great value.  I am sure that comes as no surprise to anyone who follows our work at Nature Reliance […]
February 24, 2019

BEST handcrafted survival and bushcraft knives

Someone asked me the other day, how many knives did I think a person should have.  My answer is pretty simple, “one more.” I am very […]
February 17, 2019

Do you want to die? Get ready to fight and survive

I have had the good fortune of working with some of the finest people this planet has to offer.  Dr. Brian Jones is one of those […]
January 3, 2019

Fast and Slow Thinking Survival

It is a sad state of affairs that most those in the survival community seem to be focused entirely on skills and gear and overlook the […]
December 3, 2018

What do you see?

NOTE:  This is one in a weekly column series, originally written for The Winchester Sun.  They are often heavily edited for space.  Therefore we will offer […]
November 26, 2018

50% off 2019 Classes!

Hey all, we have a Christmas tradition of helping you obtain affordable training in the New Year!  Our weekend classes will remain $200 this year and […]
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September 6, 2016

You NEED medical supplies!

The community of NRS supporters and followers consistently contacts me to share outdoors safety, survival, and other pertinent stories from the news and situations in their […]
August 15, 2016

KING of knots – Bowline uses in camping, survival, and homesteading

So many knots, so little time. We love sharing the knot videos.  So much so that David from Ultimate Survival Tips asked us to collaborate with him […]
June 24, 2016

I don’t know

My family is quite odd in many ways.  Odd in the sense that we do things quite differently than most.  One thing that we do differently, […]
June 10, 2016

Muzzleloading Flintlock Words Used in Everyday Language

Hey all this video was put together just for fun.  We hope you enjoy it!  If you have other words you use or hear in everyday […]
May 20, 2016

Square Ferro Rod Sale

The History Channel’s Alone show has been enjoyable to watch.  We do not have regular TV at our house, but we do catch this one on […]
February 17, 2016

How to apply the learning of outdoor skills to your everyday life

Some of our students at NRS were discussing the idea of learning and how we go about implanting physical skills into our brain so we can […]
January 23, 2016

You NEED these items in a vehicle preparedness kit!

Yet another snowzilla, snowmageddon, snowpocalypse or whatever the latest hipster word for heavy-snow-in-areas-not-used-to-it has now occurred.  I enjoy hearing from our friends and followers in the […]
November 19, 2015

Multitool Review and Giveaway

Just how useful is your multi-tool?  Hard for me how to answer that question, because I have a handful of them.    I have used them […]
August 31, 2015

Protected: Scout and Advanced Scout Gear Lists

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May 28, 2015

Please subscribe to our new Carbon TV show!!!

We are now on Carbon TV!  Please go there and subscribe to our new show!! There is no substitute for Youtube.  However, Carbon TV helps us […]