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Leave No Trace

Today I joined the ranks of Leave No Trace (LNT) Master Educators. I graduated with 8 others from a 5-day course conducted at the Steel Creek area of Buffalo National River (BNR) by 2 trainers from the Leave No Trace … Continue reading

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Wilderness First Aid – take 2

My Wilderness First Aid certification from the Red Cross expired but I got re-certified this weekend through classes with Ozark Safety and Rescue Educators.  I really liked the way the information was presented and the hands-on approach.  The fact that … Continue reading

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Wilderness First Aid – Day 2

I’ve completed the Wilderness and Remote First Aid training and am now certified.  Some other topics covered were dislocated joints, fractures (both open and closed), burns, allergic reactions, drowning, lightning, heat, cold, and altitude related illnesses. I still need to … Continue reading

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Wilderness First Aid – Day 1

I completed my first day of wilderness first aid training with the Red Cross and it was a real eye-opener.  The basic premise is that professional help may be hours or days away and an accident victim needs to be … Continue reading

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