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The biggest danger that people face in outdoor survival situations is being unprepared.

Accordingly, this online course, which includes interviews with experts on various aspects of outdoor survival, provides information that will assist you to handle most situations that you may encounter in the outdoors when help isn’t just around the corner.

The biggest danger that people face in outdoor survival situations is being unprepared. This elearning course, which includes interviews with experts on various aspects of outdoor survival, provides valuable information that could assist you in handling most situations that you may encounter in the outdoors when help isn’t just around the corner.

Learn the following topics in this online wilderness course:

  • Responding appropriately to encounters with cougars, moose, elk, wolves, or snakes in the wild

  • Minimizing and treating bites and stings from wood ticks, mosquitoes, and bees

  • Bear awareness

  • Physical differences and general characteristics of bears
  • Bear behaviour and body language
  • Hibernation
  • Food sources
  • Food storage in a campsite
  • Hunting, camping, and travelling safely in bear country
  • Avoiding bear encounters
  • Recognizing and reacting to defensive and non-defensive attacks
  • When and how to play dead
  • Using and handling bear spray
  • Bear-bangers
  • Reducing exposure to Lyme disease

  • Building emergency shelters in winter and summer months

  • Reacting to lightning

  • Staying safe around trees during normal and high-wind situations

  • Signalling for help

  • Making water safe for drinking

  • Preventing hypothermia and frostbite

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