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June 2019

Plant Walk and Land Navigation – FL

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Eat Your Yard Jax, 8220 Moncrief Road West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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plant walk and land navigation

PLANT WALK (9-11 AM // $20/person) Take a walk on the wild side with American Survival Co. Trek through the woods and around our Jacksonville, FL base camp with our expert survival instructor, identifying edible and medicinal plants that are readily available in your area. Learn the benefits and modern uses for these plants, as well as how indigenous cultures used common weeds as essential medicine and cooking ingredients. You will leave with a valuable knowledge of every day plants…

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Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk (w/ camp fire salve add on) – AR

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
NW Arkansas (War Eagle), 19436 Crossman Place Rd
Hindsville, AR 72738 United States
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Plant walk florida and Arkansas

Learn the benefits and modern uses for these plants, as well as how indigenous cultures used every day weeds as essential medicine and cooking ingredients. You will leave with a valuable knowledge of every day weeds that can be brought into your kitchens and medicine cabinets. Add on a camp fire salve instruction and learn to make a salve to treat and protect your skin - attendees get to take home their own!

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July 2019

Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk (with optional Fire Class) – FL

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Eat Your Yard Jax, 8220 Moncrief Road West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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Plant walk florida and Arkansas

Learn the benefits and modern uses for these plants, as well as how indigenous cultures used every day weeds as essential medicine and cooking ingredients. You will leave with a valuable knowledge of every day weeds that can be brought into your kitchens and medicine cabinets.

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River Survival (w/ River Excursions) – AR

July 13 @ 9:00 am - July 14 @ 5:00 pm
NW Arkansas (War Eagle), 19436 Crossman Place Rd
Hindsville, AR 72738 United States
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river survival class

We’ve teamed up with River Excursions to bring you adventure survival training! If spending time in a kayak drifting down the river sounds like a good time to you, this class is right up your alley. As much fun as spending time on the river can be, there will always be possibilities of something going wrong. Every year, thousands of people boating, canoeing and kayaking get caught  in unexpected conditions that transform their trip into a deadly nightmare. This course…

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Know Your Knots

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eat Your Yard Jax, 8220 Moncrief Road West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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String, cordage, rope, line — whatever you call it, it’s nature’s original duct tape. In this 3 hour course, you will learn useful knots and their application. These knots are extremely valuable and can be used for creating primitive tools to setting up a storm-proof shelter. There is no shortage of information and tutorials about knots online, but which ones do you need to have in your arsenal, which are the most valuable? Join us as we examine the most…

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Knife Skills & Safety

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Eat Your Yard Jax, 8220 Moncrief Road West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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Most of us didn’t grow up with a knife in hand, whittling tools and creature comforts from the landscape out of necessity. Knife skills are disappearing, and becoming a much underappreciated skill. This class is fantastic for all experience and skill levels. We will cover a range of skills from: knife and axe safety batonning useful saw techniques and safety biomechanics of knife use (how to use your knife more efficiently when calories count) Knife skills seem simple…take sharp edge,…

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Fire Starters: Solar Fire

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - July 29 @ 5:00 am
Eat Your Yard Jax, 8220 Moncrief Road West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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Harness the energy of the Sun to create fire. This technique is weather dependent, but can be extremely valuable in an emergency situation

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August 2019

Hikers, Bikers & Backpackers Survival – AR

August 3 @ 9:00 am - August 4 @ 5:00 pm
NW Arkansas (War Eagle), 19436 Crossman Place Rd
Hindsville, AR 72738 United States
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This class is designed or outdoor adventurers like hikers and mountain bikers, who desire to learn life-saving skills ranging from land navigation, friction fire, water procurement, self-rescue and signaling through self-defense techniques.

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Build a Bamboo Composite Bow and Learn to Use It – AR

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NW Arkansas (War Eagle), 19436 Crossman Place Rd
Hindsville, AR 72738 United States
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Make a high-performance horse bow and arrow with your hands and learn primitive archery all in one day. We have partnered with Dave Mead Longbows to provide hand-crafted kits for a unique, primitive bow with impressive quality at an affordable price. Upon completion of our class you will leave with a great shooting bow, handmade arrow and the skills required to use them effectively.

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Modern Fishing

August 17 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 5:00 pm
Eat Your Yard Jax, 8220 Moncrief Road West
Jacksonville, FL 32219 United States
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Go from zero fishing experience to confident fisherman, rigging poles and baiting a hook like it’s second nature in one weekend. Not only will you learn traditional fishing methods, we will cover sustenance fishing, providing a new perspective for even some of the most experienced fishermen. While many people know how to work a fishing pole, they haven’t honed a well-rounded set of skills to truly put enough food on the table if ever in a survival situation. Shave you’re…

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