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  • Remain calm in an emergency. Avoid panic. Stay put!
  • Never travel or hunt alone.
  • Tell someone where you will be hunting and when you should be returning.
  • Know the weather conditions in the area where you will be hunting.
  • Dress for the weather … but be prepared for worse weather!
  • Avoid hypothermia. Know how to treat it if it strikes!
  • Carry a survival kit with you at all times.
  • Know how to build a fire even when everything is wet. Carry the materials you will need.
  • Carry a map and compass and know how to use them!
  • Be prepared to deal with the enemies of survival!