Navigation, Family Practices for Security, Experience, and Fun What if you had that one essential prepper/survival related item with you at all times that not only gave you security and peace of mind but was also family friendly, educational, entertaining, and fun? We all practice self-reliance in one form or another to some extent in […]
Author Archive: Dan Wolfe
Dan Wolfe is a Linux geek who still writes in BASH for fun, a scripting language used by UNIX & Linux to run back end processes. He has spent the last 20+ years actively learning and writing, about the self-reliance lifestyle. Dan grew up in Toronto, Ontario and met his wife Carol of 25 years. They moved to the outskirts of Vancouver, British Columbia in the early ‘90’s where they raised four sons. Now a new grandfather, he is more than ever inspired to help APN educate people to properly prepare for emergencies.
Dan Wolfe is currently the APN Editor, for information on guest posts see guidelines.
A tree stand was referred to as a deer stand back in the days as it was constructed for deer hunting purposes only. A tree stand is a structure that helps hunters in spotting the game from a considerable height. And what this does is improve the accuracy of your shot. So why wouldn’t you […]
Are there ways to stop your home from getting carried away from a flood, or to protect you and your loved ones? Yes, there are. Preparing for a natural flood is something every household needs to consider, especially in this era of weird weather. Here are ten things you’ll need to do.
Having access to a welder means having one of the easiest and most time efficient ways to building or repairing something. Metal is more resilient than wood; and in a SHTF situation or TEOTWAWKI, scrap metal will most likely be plentiful. All you need is the welder and you are good to go. Wait, what […]
You’re preparing for the end of the world right? Or at least some sort of cataclysmic event that changes the game completely. Maybe a horde of blood-thirsty, bone-crunching zombies surrounds you. You’ll have to fight your way out. Luckily, you have your trusty handgun with you. You take it out, aim, and click. No ammo. […]
I tend to hide in the background of the American Preppers Network. I’m the web-master, the guy that makes the guts of the place work. It’s a thankless job, but somebody has to do it. Well, actually it’s not thankless, both Tom and Gman at Prepper Broadcast have thanked me for countless little and big […]
Disaster preparedness has become much more mainstream in recent years, with hundreds of thousands of people getting interested in what items they should have to provide for themselves and their families in the event of an emergency. If you are getting started in disaster preparedness, the first thing you should be putting together is a […]
There are several classifications of emergency preparedness for your family, and you should explore every one of them. Some examples are financial, medical, natural and man-made disaster and civil unrest emergency preparedness. You do not have to buy property in a secluded area and build an underground bunker filled with supplies to be properly prepared. […]
Please note this article is about water storage tips. Purification of water is a different topic, although I do touch the topic here a bit. Tip #1 Know Your Containers Not all containers are created equal. Whether the container you wish to store water in is something you can place in your Bug Out […]