You need to be nature-savvy, identifying the plants that can feed you and the ones that can hurt you. You need to know how to get around, how to build a shelter and conserve your resources. Surprisingly, young people lack all the essential skills required to survive in the wild. Our urbanized, detached lifestyles have made us forget basics like tying knots, starting a fire, and distilling water to keep us safe. You never know when the need to get into survival mode is going to kick in. Even a peaceful walk in nature can be transformed into a something a lot grimmer when you’re at the wrong place in the wrong time. Anyone can benefit from the basic bushcraft skills and experiences to survive a disaster or an emergency.