You can make waterproof matches by covering the head of the match with fingernail polish.
Always look up before bedding down for the night. Avoid sleeping under dead looking branches. They're called widow makers for a reason.
The brightest star in the Little Dipper is the North Star. It's located at the end of the Dipper's handle.
Pine needles are edible and nutritious, high in Vitamin C.
Practice starting fires using many methods so you will have confidence in an emergency situation.
Don't overwork yourself and start to sweat in cold weather, otherwise you'll get cold and risk hypothermia.
Bring a survival knife with you anytime you plan on going out into the wild, no matter how long.
Most predators are fearful of fire. A roaring campfire throughout the night should be enough to keep them away.
The real key to wilderness survival is staying healthy.
Grasshoppers can be found in tall grass areas and are excellent sources of survival food. High in protein and fat.