In an ever-changing economy, cutting costs and utilizing available resources is essential. From embracing solar energy and wind power to using fluorescent bulbs and growing backyard vegetable gardens, there are endless ways to live a more ecological and economical lifestyle.
Through field trips, lectures, and classes in ethno-botany, Christopher Nyerges has instructed thousands of children and adults on basic survival and living skills for both wilderness and the urban environment through his School of Self-Reliance. He is the editor of Wilderness Way magazine and lives in Pasadena, California. For more information about the author and the School of Self-Reliance, go to www.ChristopherNyerges.com.