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Yesterday, I took one of my grandsons out for a hike and at the end we practiced a little fire making. One thing I often do when walking in the woods is gather dried resin from the trees. Where I live, it seems to be easier to find on the evergreens. Dried resin is an excellent fire starter.
My grandson and I compared it to cotton balls rolled in vaseline. A piece half the size of a cotton ball will burn 3 or 4 times as long. If you watch the trees for damaged areas, you will have no problem finding resin. …Read More...