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  • "Outdoor Skills Instruction Survival", Boy Scouts of America, No 33029, 1991, ISBN 0-8395-3029-3, Seminar on map and compass, survival shelters and survival food
  • "Tom Brown's Field Guide to Wilderness Survival", Tom Brown and Brandt Morgan, Berkley Books, 1983 Basic principles and techniques of surviving in the wilderness.
  • "Peterson's Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants", Lee Allen Peterson, Houghton Mifflin Co, 1977, ISBN 0-395-31870-X (pbk) A field guide to the identification and use of edible wild plants.
  • "How to Stay Alive in the Woods", Bradford Angier, Fireside, 1984, ISBN 0-684-83101-5 A good basic book on ho to survive in the wilderness - without equipment.
  • "Edible Wild Plants", Oliver Perry Medsger, Collier Books, 1966, ISBN 0-02-080910-7 Authoritative, guide to identification and preparation of North American edible wild plants.
  • "The Basic Essentials of Edible Wild Plants and Useful Herbs", Jim Meuninck, ICS Books, Inc., 1988, ISBN 0-934802-41-6 How to identify and prepare Edible Plants
  • "Pocket Weather Forecaster", Weaher Trends Inc., 1974, Easy to use guide for weather prediction 12 to 36 hours in advance (season and region specific)
  • "The Basic essentials of Weather Forecasting", Michael Hodgson, ICS Books, 1992, ISBN 0-934802-75-0, Basic explanation of weather forecasting in the field.
  • "Weather Merit Badge Pamphlet", Boy Scouts of America, No. 33274
  • "Wilderness Survival Merit Badge Pamphlet", Boy Scouts of America, No. 33265

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