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Cooking Accidental Meat in the Woodlands

by WoodlandsTV ~ 15 August, 2015 ~ 29 comments

Artist Tribal Ali cooks popcorn with the blackbird that accidentally crashed against her newly polished windows, making sure nothing goes to waste.

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A Claudia Nye Film for Web commissioned by Woodlands TV

Cooking Roadkill Pigeon in the Woodlands

by WoodlandsTV ~ 15 June, 2015 ~ 28 comments

Artist and Wild Food Forager, Alison Brierley – aka – Tribal Ali, cooks the pigeon she finds at the side of the road.

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A Claudia Nye Film for Web commissioned by Woodlands TV

Making an Indian Fishing Hook

by wilderlore ~ 22 December, 2012 ~ 89 comments

Great film about how to make an indian fishing hook from pine.  Ste Carey shows us how to make a fishing hook using bushcraft techniques as seen on his website: www.wilderlore.com.

Butchering and cooking a squirrel

by WoodlandsTV ~ 16 March, 2012 ~ 25 comments

www.woodlands.co.uk Bushcrafter Sean Collins completes his preparation of the squirrel, He shows which sections of the squirrel produce most meat. He then stews some of the meat and pan fries the rest.

Gutting a squirrel

by WoodlandsTV ~ 31 January, 2012 ~ 41 comments

www.woodlands.co.uk How to gut a squirrel. Gutting a squirrel by Sean Collins. Firstly Sean pinches the skin on the belly of the squirrel to make an incision. He then cuts back towards the reproductive organs and removes the testicles . Sean also discusses how to examine the internal organs for signs of disease or ill health in the animal. After checking the liver and kidneys he removes the digestive tract, followed by the heart and lungs, and removal of the head. Finally he discusses hyqiene prior to cooking.

Skinning a squirrel

by WoodlandsTV ~ 29 December, 2011 ~ 21 comments

www.woodlands.co.uk Skinning a squirrel with tips on knives to use, hygiene, and preventing damage to the internal organs. Survival expert Sean Collins prepares a squirrel for cooking.

Eating squirrels

by WoodlandsTV ~ 29 December, 2011 ~ 62 comments

www.woodlands.co.uk Our 100th film! Before skinning and cooking it, Sean Collins describes the destructive nature of the grey squirrel and it’s effect on the native red squirrel. He also describes their effect on tree bark. In the next film he goes about skinning the squirrel

How to cook wood lice -bushcraft skills

by WoodlandsTV ~ 15 December, 2011 ~ 62 comments

www.woodlands.co.uk Want to eat wood lice? How to cook wood lice. The humble wood louse is a useful source of protein in bushcraft survival skills. Sean Collins shows how to cook woodlice, and shares them with the WoodlandsTV team. In case you’re wondering they taste a bit like prawns

Survival Skills – The Rule Of 3s in Outdoor Survival video

by WoodlandsTV ~ 31 October, 2011 ~ 31 comments

www.woodlands.co.uk Know your rule of 3s. The Rule of Three’s can help your chances of survival. Practice bushcraft skills to combat exposure, dehydration, and starvation. Sean Collins runs through the Rule of 3’s and explains the importance of each and the steps you can take. He also demonstrates a handy water container for use in woodlands.

Pine Resin and many uses for woodland pine

by WoodlandsTV ~ 14 September, 2011 ~ 39 comments

In the final part of his look at the pine tree, Sean considers the dead or dying pine and how it still continues to be a resource for survival. Pine resin has plenty of uses for the bushcrafter, and Sean describes how to find , store, and use it.

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