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Free Wisconsin Survival and Prepper Expo October 25, 2014

On October 25th, 2014, there will be a free to the public survival and prepper expo in Appleton, Wisconsin. From 9 am to 4 pm, come and learn from the experts how to prepare for natural disasters, gardening topics and how to grow your own food, electrical outages, urban survival, wood stove cookery and so much more. It will be held at Players Choice Expo Center located in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Learn how to survive in the wilderness.
Learn how to survive in the wilderness.
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Come and learn survival skills at the free Wisconsin Survival and Prepper Expo on October 25, 2014.
Come and learn survival skills at the free Wisconsin Survival and Prepper Expo on October 25, 2014.
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This family friendly event is geared towards everyone, men and women, from the novice just beginning to the expert that has lots of experience, and everyone in between. This free expo will have seminars, displays, vendors and demonstrations with everything you will need from raising chickens to beekeeping, from growing your own food and then how to can, freeze and dehydrate it, first aid supplies and how to use them to wilderness survival.

Here is a list of the speakers that will be featured, along with a short biography of each.

  • Joey & Holly Baird - Founders of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener.
  • Jim Cobb - Author of Prepper's Home Defense, The Prepper's Complete Book of Disaster Readiness, and Prepper's Long-Term Survival Guide
  • Rick Cox - Author of 8 articles on the Prepper Project and a prepper since 1986
  • Deborah in the UP- Author of The Self Reliant Woman and The Journal
  • Curt La Haise - Founding member and organizer of Madison Preppers and a prepper for 33 years; owns and operates Guardian Safety & Security Solutions, LLC
  • Charley Hogwood - Author of MAGS: The People Part of Prepping
  • Chance Sanders - Author of DVD Surviving Civil Unrest
  • Sam Thayer - Author of The Forager’s Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting and Preparing Edible Wild Plants

There will be a great deal of information, products, demonstrations and vendors available, including:

  • 2nd amendment and Common Core Education
  • Animal Husbandry & Backyard Farming
  • Animal Tracking
  • Alternative Energy/Generators/Biofuels
  • ATV’s /Trailers/ Off Road
  • Beekeeping
  • Blacksmithing
  • Breathing and Oxygen Systems
  • Bug out Supplies & Bags
  • Building a Root Cellar
  • Building an Essential Oils First Aid Kit
  • Building Earth Shelters and Bunkers
  • Building Homebrew Equipment
  • Butchering Livestock at Home
  • Camping Equipment
  • Canning and other food preservation techniques & supplies
  • Communications/GPS/Radio
  • Concealed Carry
  • Conserving Water
  • Cooking off the Grid and the Eco-Kitchen
  • Cooking with Freeze Dried Foods
  • Crafting Skills
  • Curing Meat and Fish
  • Currency alternatives & investing in gold and silver
  • Dehydrated Food
  • Drying fruit, herbs & vegetables
  • Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response
  • Safe and Fast Evacuation
  • First Aid & Emergency Medical Supplies
  • Foraging for Wild Plants
  • Fuel Storage and Battery Supplies
  • Growing & Gardening Undercover
  • Hand to Hand Combat and Self Defense
  • Heat & Fuel Options
  • Home Security
  • Homeopathic Health and Natural Remedies
  • Hunting, Trapping, Fishing & Gathering
  • Hydroponics & Aquaponics
  • Long Term Emergency Shelters
  • Medicine & Hygiene
  • Military Surplus Equipment, Clothing, Camouflage, and Tactical Gear
  • MRE’s
  • Pet Care Preparedness
  • Post-Collapse Barter, Trade and Investing
  • Preserving the Harvest
  • Processing your own meat
  • Putting up Stone Walls
  • Raising chickens / rabbits / goats
  • Reactive Shooting Targets
  • Security, Surveillance, Body Armor, and Protection Equipment
  • Self Reliance and Survival Skills
  • Sharpening Hand Tools
  • Situational Awareness
  • Smoking your own food
  • Soil & Fertility
  • Survival Gardening
  • Training for Disaster
  • Urban Survival
  • Water & Food Storage Options
  • Water Purification and Filtration
  • Wild Edibles - mushrooms, fruits, nuts
  • Wilderness Survival
  • Wind and Water Power
  • Wood and Solar Cook Stoves & Ovens

As you can see, there is a wealth of information and expertise available to help guide you and answer any questions. See you on October 25 at the free Wisconsin Survival and Prepper Expo.