Bushcraft, Wilderness Survival and Nature Awareness List!

A Listmania! list by "joel-a"
 
Bushcraft: An Inspirational Guide to Surviving the Wilderness
1.  Bushcraft: An Inspirational Guide to Surviving the Wilderness by Ray Mears
The list author says:
  "A well written book. Full of useful ideas and techniques from around the globe. Too large and precious to carry in a rucksac, if this is a problem, 'Essential Bushcraft' may be better, also by ray."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

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The Way of the Scout
2.  The Way of the Scout by Tom Brown Jr
The list author says:
  "One of the best books that I have ever read in my life. It has definately added a big part to my life. BUY IT! Full of stories of his raids from a young age! AMAZING!"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Food for Free
3.  Food for Free by Richard Mabey
The list author says:
  "Honestly the best wild food guide of Britain that I have ever come across! A definate buy for any keen wood folk! It is set in the order of seasons which is helpful, plus very clear photography!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (392 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Tracking and the Art of Seeing
4.  Tracking and the Art of Seeing by Paul Rezendes
The list author says:
  "The only really good tracking book of my collection. Very detailed though much of it is on American animals. Once again, very clear photography!"
£16.46   Used & New from: £9.58
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The SAS Survival Handbook
5.  The SAS Survival Handbook by John 'Lofty' Wiseman
The list author says:
  "A very detailed book full of interesting facts. Less focused on bushcraft than military survival. Good for references."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (205 customer reviews)

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Outdoor Survival Handbook: A Guide To The Resources And Materials Available In The Wild And How To Use Them For Food, Shelter,Warmth And Navigation
6.  Outdoor Survival Handbook: A Guide To The Resources And Materials Available In The Wild And How To Use Them For Food, Shelter,Warmth And Navigation by Ray Mears
The list author says:
  "Ray Mears really has a talent for writing and his obvious bushcraft experties. A good size for travel set in the order of seasons. Covers almost all basic aspects of bushcraft. Some sketches unclear."
£9.09   Used & New from: £1.89
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews)

Scotland's Nature and Wildlife
7.  Scotland's Nature and Wildlife by Kenny Taylor
The list author says:
  "Really a truly amazing book. Anyone who is interested in Nature at all should buy this book. Amazing photography and VERY knowledgable writing. Full of interesting facts. Definately worth the money!"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Tom Brown's Field Guide to Wilderness Survival (Survival School Handbooks / Tom Brown, Jr)
8.  Tom Brown's Field Guide to Wilderness Survival (Survival School Handbooks / Tom Brown, Jr) by Tom Brown
The list author says:
  "A very good all round book. Based on an American reader, it has a list of 100 edible plants. Some sketches unclear though amusing! Definately worth the money!"
£10.30   Used & New from: £3.95
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

How to Shit in the Woods: An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art
9.  How to Shit in the Woods: An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art by Kathleen Meyer
The list author says:
  "A VERY amusing book. Almost nothing to do with bushcraft but still in tune with the outdoors. It may offend those less able to talk about the truths of nature!"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Herbs and Healing Plants of Britain and Europe (Collins Nature Guide)
10.  Herbs and Healing Plants of Britain and Europe (Collins Nature Guide) by Dieter Podlech
The list author says:
  "A great little companion for treks out in the natural environments of Britain and Europe, also great for reference, almost no sketches. Over 300 types of plants, all with clear full colour photos!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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The Sas Encyclopedia Of Survival
11.  The Sas Encyclopedia Of Survival by B Davies
The list author says:
  "Though very military, it is still good. Information from bushcraft to lock picking! Very large and you should only buy it if you REALLY want it!"
£30.00   Used & New from: £0.60

Herbs for First-aid and Minor Ailments
12.  Herbs for First-aid and Minor Ailments by "Ceres"
The list author says:
  "First published in 1972, this is very good. Detailed information on many plants and herbs used for first-aid and medicinal drinks, etc. Quite hard to get hold of, if you find it, BUY IT!"
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A Modern Herbal: Volume 2
13.  A Modern Herbal: Volume 2 by Margaret Grieve
The list author says:
  "A very good book for every walk of life. FULL of useful plants and herbs, some less common than others. Just a handful of sketches so be careful what you use. Packed full of useful information!"
£17.99   Used & New from: £4.35
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Essential Bushcraft
14.  Essential Bushcraft by Ray Mears
The list author says:
  "Basically just a shortened version of his big 'Bushcraft' book. This means it is possible to take it out in the wild without the worry of packing and damage. Once again, very good clear images!"
£14.88   Used & New from: £2.47
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

Ray Mears' World of Survival
15.  Ray Mears' World of Survival by Ray Mears
The list author says:
  "A nice book  have. Although it isn't as direct as his earlier books, it does give the reader an insight into a huge collection of lifestyles. Pleasing photography, a nice book to read."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Collins Field Guide: Bird Songs and Calls of Britain and Northern Europe (Contains 2 accompanying CDs)
16.  Collins Field Guide: Bird Songs and Calls of Britain and Northern Europe (Contains 2 accompanying CDs) by Geoff Sample
The list author says:
  "A great set of CD recordings from a range of natural and urban surroundings. The book should be used with another picture bird book like the one BELOW. A very good identification guide for a beginner."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Guide to Birds of Britain and Europe
17.  Guide to Birds of Britain and Europe by Bertel Bruun
The list author says:
  "A VERY good bird identification book. It takes a bit of patience at first, as do most guides. Clear sketches and useful info on birds. I always have it with me on walks, camping, etc. A good buy!"
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Bushcraft: Outdoor Skills and Wilderness Survival
18.  Bushcraft: Outdoor Skills and Wilderness Survival by Mors Kochanski
The list author says:
  "Very good book. More focused on Bushcraft than 'Camping and Woodcraft' though similar. It only has sketches except for a small section of photos at the back!"
£19.10   Used & New from: £7.37
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Wilderness Survival
19.  Wilderness Survival by Gregory J. Davenport
The list author says:
  "A very good book. With photos and sketches. Rather similar to Ray's writing style, it approaches the subject similarly but at a "lightly" more military influenced angle."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Camping and Woodcraft: A Handbook for Vacation Campers and for Travelers in the Wilderness
20.  Camping and Woodcraft: A Handbook for Vacation Campers and for Travelers in the Wilderness by Horace Kephart
The list author says:
  "A very compact book FULL of very useful info! Definately worth the buy for ant Bushcraft/Survival fanatic. Not ideal for light reading. Don't be fooled, it's more directed at Campcraft than Bushcraft."
£22.50   Used & New from: £12.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The Outdoor Survival Handbook: A Guide to the Resources & Material Available in the Wild & How to Use Them for Food, Shelter, Warmth, & Navigation
21.  The Outdoor Survival Handbook: A Guide to the Resources & Material Available in the Wild & How to Use Them for Food, Shelter, Warmth, & Navigation by Raymond Mears
The list author says:
  "Almost Exactly the same content as his later version of the survival handbook. I'd buy the later version as it has been revised. Once again though, some sketches are not very clear!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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SAS Mountain and Arctic Survival (SAS Essential Survival Guides)
22.  SAS Mountain and Arctic Survival (SAS Essential Survival Guides) by Barry Davies B.E.M.
The list author says:
  "A very good, pocket size book for any keen mountain person. Very good for references, I always take it up mountains and skiing!"
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Complete Wilderness Training Book (DK Living)
23.  Complete Wilderness Training Book (DK Living) by Dorling Kindersley Publishing
The list author says:
  "Maybe good for kids but not practical in real use. Very cheasy photographs and sketches. May be used for references from time to time! Not really worth the money!"
Used & New from: £29.39
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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