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The Case for ATVs
The Rules for Finding Firewood Ethically
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It can be hard to know what the rules are for gathering wood for your campfire. In this video, Wes Siler shows you how to find kindling and logs ethically and safely. Looking for a way to start a fire? We covered that in episode one.