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21 Native Wild Edible Plants [Kindle Edition]

Mors Kochanski
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21 Native Wild Edible Plants by Mors Kochanski
The few wild plants listed here are likely the only ones that are about as close as domestic plants can be in digestability. Of the 1800 flowering plants in Alberta, about 800 are mentioned as being used as food. I suspect some wild edible plants may require weeks to really acclimatize to them.


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Mors Kochanski is known throughout North America for his extensive work in outdoor education, survival and wilderness living. He is especially familar to outdoor enthusiasts in north-central Alberta, where he has lived and worked for the past thirty years. His enthusiasm for wilderness recreation, his extensive knowledge of the field, and his desire to learn everything there is to know about the wilderness has made him one of the foremost authorities on wilderness skills.

Mors has taught four 3 credit courses in Outdoor Education for the Faculty of Physical Education at the University of Alberta in Edmonton for twenty five years.


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  • File Size: 771 KB
  • Publisher: Karamat Wilderness Ways (May 11, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00CFQJBF2
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #61,605 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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2.0 out of 5 stars 21 Native Wild Edible Plants July 27, 2014
By Carol
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This "could" have been an excellent survival resource, "if" it had been illustrated using colored drawings or photos. While the book repeatedly warns of the dangers inherent in ingesting some wild plants that resemble benign varieties, but which are poisonous, the black lined sketches do little to aid one in differentiating one type from the other.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Know these plants! June 30, 2014
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World renowned author list and describes 21 plants everyone who has an interest in foraging should know. Yes, color photos would be better than the drawings, but then you know you always should use multiple sources to identify plants don't you? Just the list of the plants he picked are worth the small price of this ebook.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Short, February 1, 2014
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Basic entry level publication. I wanted more from this book. There are plants I will not find in my area cutting the practical information down. Good for a first book to prep for more study, and for gosh sake ALWAYS use several sources. This would be good for a first book however I knew everything in it already. Bad choice for myself but not for others. On a kindle touch drawings/pics are useless, you have been forewarned.....
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Mors is widely known throughout North America and Europe for his extensive work in outdoor education, survival and wilderness living. His passion for the Northern Forest and his desire to learn everything about it has made him one of the worlds foremost authorities on Boreal wilderness skills and survival.

He popularized the term 'bushcraft' and coined the familiar saying "the more you know, the less you carry". Bushcraft, published in 1987, is a foremost text on that subject with the skills you really need to know, including Firecraft, Axe Use, The Bush Knife, Cordage, Shelter Concepts, Trees and Animals is evident that Mors is teaching from experience and knowledge.

Mors is truly the "Old Dog" of the forest being one of those unique individuals that not only knows his subject but is also able to teach what he knows.

A resident of Peers, Alberta, he is most familiar to outdoor enthusiasts of Northern and Central Alberta where he has lived and worked for the past 45 years. Kochanski was an outdoor education instructor at the University of Albert for 25 years.

He still participates in the intensive week long wilderness living/survival courses as a Master Instructor with Karamat Wilderness Ways.

Mors has been involved with the Junior Forest Warden Program for the last 30 years inspiring wardens and leaders. He received the JFW Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.

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