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BushLore On TEDx

BushLore On TEDx

Here is the video of the presentation Rich gave at TEDx Docklands in Melbourne back in June 2015 As an SAS warrior, immersion in nature was something that Rich Hungerford took for granted. It was only when he entered the corporate jungle that he recognised the power of nature to both transform and help us(…)

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An Intro To Medicinal Weeds

An Intro To Medicinal Weeds

Dr Greg Emerson talks with Rich Hungerford, Director of BushLore Australia and retired Australian special forces soldier about how edible and medicinal weeds should become part of our daily health programme. They are not just a survival food but a food and medicine with an intrinsic wisdom of resilience which helps us thrive.  

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Bushlore Training SES Land Search Teams

Bushlore Training SES Land Search Teams

  Rich was up in Mackay over the weekend running sign awareness training for SES land search teams and continuation… Posted by Bush Lore Australia on┬áSunday, August 9, 2015  

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Rich Demonstrates The Use of Track Traps

Rich Demonstrates The Use of Track Traps

Rich describes the use of track traps during visual tracking. Track traps are a valuable tool in the Trackers tool box for a range of reasons.  

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Big Turnout For Wilderness Nav Course

Big Turnout For Wilderness Nav Course

Our Wilderness Navigation course was run over the weekend and we had a great crew of people attending with a diverse range of experience. Particular thanks go out to Mike S. from Mackay SES who drove down to join us as a student on the course. Having someone of Mike’s incredible experience along was very(…)

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Another Class Of Visual Trackers Completed

Another Class Of Visual Trackers Completed

Another class of visual trackers completed their training today all doing very well throughout the course and displaying the traits of good trackers. We had ideal weather and conditions for tracking this weekend with a little rain thrown in to aid with time bracketing spoor. Another class of visual trackers completed their training today all(…)

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Patrolling And Scouting Course A Terrific Success

Patrolling And Scouting Course A Terrific Success

Here are some images from the Patrolling and Scouting course. The course was a terrific success with the participants reaching a very high level of fieldcraft proficiency over the 3 days. There were some amazing wildlife encounters as a direct result of the ability of the teams to move through the bush so quietly. Here(…)

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Survival Experience East Timor – Photos Are Up!

Survival Experience East Timor – Photos Are Up!

We have returned from our Survival & Bushcraft expedition to East Timor – The trip was completely awesome – A massive thanks to all of the intrepid explorers who came along!

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What I Carry In My Pack In The Wilderness

What I Carry In My Pack In The Wilderness

What I carry in my pack for most activities in a wilderness environment…

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First Hostile Environment Survival Course A Huge Success

First Hostile Environment Survival Course A Huge Success

This weekend saw many and varied scenarios with students encountering displaced persons while attempting to evacuate themselves from a disaster area.

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