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Search and Rescue
and Survival Resources
 - Links, Gear and Books


Roy Reehil, President of the Forager Press, LLC, has been a wilderness first responder for the Central Adirondack Search and Rescue Team since 2003. Here are some of the links books and resources he uses and recommends.

Links:Remington Blaze Orange Shirts

- SAR Team Shirts
- Mantracking Course
- Our Online Field Guide to Edible Plants and Mushrooms
- Books and Field Guides about Edible Plant Identification

- The Central Adirondack Search and Rescue Team
- Our GPS Recommendation Page

Recommended Books:

The SAS Guide to Tracking, New and Revised
by Bob Carss, Roy Thomasson
Former-SAS member Bob Carss shows how to track any moving thing, in any environment, and under nearly any circumstance.
Paperback $21.95

The Tracker: The True Story of Tom Brown, Jr.
by Tom Brown, As Told to William J. Watkins
The famous "Pine Barrens" tracker reveals how he acquired the skill that has saved dozens of lives - including his own. His story begins with the chance meeting between an ancient Apache and a New Jersey boy. It tells of an incredible apprenticeship in the Wild, learning all that is hidden from modern man
Mass Market Paperback $7.99

A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants: Eastern and Central North America

A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants: Eastern and Central North America
by Lee Allen Peterson, Roger Tory Peterson (Editor), Roger Tory Peterson (Illustrator), Lee Allen Peterson (Illustrator), Lee Allen Peterson (Photographer)
More than 370 edible wild plants, plus 37 poisonous look-alikes, are described, with 400 drawings and 78 color photographs showing how to recognize each species. Paperback, 352 pages $19.00


Nature's Garden The Forager's Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants
by Samuel Thayer
The same award-winning format of Samuel Thayers' first book, Forager's Harvest, with in-depth chapters covering 41 new wild edibles
Paperback, 512 pages $24.95 - Learn more


Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America
A Field-to-kitchen Guide
The Definitive Book on the Subject.
For a limited time, co-author David Fischer will sign and personally inscribe every copy of his classic mushroom book. $37.50 - Learn more



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