OUT 162 Survival Plants: Fall II

(Previously OUT 201 Advanced Survival Plants: Fall)

3 Credit Hours • 67.5 Contact Hours (Lecture/Lab Combination)

Note: Students must have taken at least two in the series of OUT 156 Survival Plants in the Summer I, OUT 157 Survival Plants in the Fall I or OUT 158 Survival Plants in the Spring I (Grade of C better)

Introduces the student to useful plants of the Fall season not seen in earlier Survival Plants classes, as well as a review of botany learned in earlier classes. Students will continue learning wild food preparation, cooking and preservation (dehydration). They will experiment with various wild plant food combinations, wild plant spices and flavorings. In addition, fire starters both primitive and modern will be discussed and practiced (weather permitting). Natural tenders, friction fires and fire bundles will be covered.