Useful Links

This page contains links to other survival/prepping blogs, and other sources of information that may be useful or interesting. If you find any links that are not working, or would like to suggest a link, please email me about it.

LDS Church Sites on Provident Living, Self-Sufficiency, and Disaster Preparation:
Although not a complete list of Church resources, here are some specific to self-sufficiency and disaster preparation:

Emergency Preparedness and Response
Family Finances
Food Storage
Gardening in Containers (for those with limited space or in apartments)
Physical Health
Provident Living (Self-Reliance/Preparation)
Provident Living (More general topics)
Self-Reliance Videos and Manuals (mostly information on personal finances and small business helps)

Government, Corporate and NGO Resources:

American Red Cross
American Red Cross--Emergency Preparedness
Centers for Disease Control--Emergency Preparedness & Response
Disasters and
Disaster Preparation and Recovery--National Institutes of Health/Medline
Disaster Preparedness for Veterinarians--American Veterinary Medical Association (they have several booklets that are free for download)
Emergency Survival Guides from the National Terror Alert Center
FEMA (hint: use the "Navigation" link to find resources)
Keepvid--allows you to download YouTube videos.
Hesperian Foundation - Publications (health/medicine in third-world countries)
How to Can -- Bell Canning
National Center for Disaster Preparedness (NCDP)--Columbia University
Preparedness--Public Health Emergency, U.S. Dep't of Health and Human Services
Public Health Emergency (Department of Health and Human Services)
Ready America--Federal disaster information
Technical guidelines in emergencies--World Health Organization (WHO)
United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) Field Handbook (PDF)


KeepVid (a tool to save YouTube videos in various formats)

Disaster Preparation/Survival:

299 Days
50 Survival Tips and Tricks for Outdoors
A Survival Plan
Advanced Survival Guide
Alaska Escape & Evasion Survival (YouTube Channel)
All About Foodstorage
All Things Provident
American Preppers Network
Apartment Prepper's Blog
Approaching Day Prepper, The
Arizona Weaponcraft Solutions Blog
Armageddon Medicine
Backwoods Home Magazine
Blue Collar Prepping
Bow and Blade
Breck Ellison--Survival
Bug Out and Survival Ideas
Canadian Preppers Network
Canning 101 -- Backwoods Magazine
Catman's Litterbox
Colloidal Silver Secrets
Common Sense Homesteading
Daily Survival
Dirt Time
DIY, Gear, Prepping & Survival
Doom and Bloom (survival medicine)
Dooms Day Prepping
Dreaming Of Sunsets Over Ochre Dunes (formerly Neo-Survivalist)
Ed That Matters
Em. Prep -- Getting Started
Emergency Outdoors
Everyday Commentary (reviews of EDC equipment)
Everyday Foodstorage
Family Survival Planning
Father Son Preppers
Food Storage Made Easy
Food Storage and Survival
Free Downloads from
Free Emergency Medicine Manuals
Free Survival Books -- A list from Andy's Place
Geek Prepper
Getting Started In Emergency Preparedness
Go Garden Club (general gardening)
Graywolf Survival
Gun Blog Blacklist, The (prepping blogs as well)
Happy Preppers
Harried Homemaker Preps
Hogwarts School of Grid Down Medicine
Homestead Survival, The
Humblebee And Me -- home preps and crafts
I Will Prepare
If It Hits The Fan (has a library of downloadables)
In the Rabbit Hole
ITS Tactical (Imminent Threat Solutions)
Knowledge Weighs Nothing
Le Survivaliste (French site)
Little Blog on the Homestead
Lizard Farmer, The
Loadout Room, The
Modern Survival Blog
Modern Survival Online
Modern Survivalist, The
Mom With A Prep
More Than Just Surviving
North Dallas Preppers
Off Grid Survival
Order of the White Rose, The (TOWR)
Organic Prepper, The
Organic and Thrifty
Organized Prepper
Outdoor Self-Reliance
P2S Preparedness (UK)
Paratus Familia
Patriot Nurse, The
Perky Prepping Grandma
Philadelphia Prepper at The Examiner.
Pole Shift Survival Information (large library of downloadable books on survival)
Practical Prepper, The
Practical Prepping Blog
Prairie Patriot, The
Prep For Free
Prepared Christian
Prepared LDS Family Blog
Prepared Page, The
Prepared Society
Preparedness Advice
Preparedness Mama
Preparedness Pantry
Prepper Journal, The
Prepper Link
Prepper Links (different from above)
Prepper Website (survival related news)
Preppersi (Poland)
Prepper's Will
Prepping for SHTF
Prepping UK
Primitive Ways
Prolonged Field Care: Improving Far Forward Medicine
Prudent Homemaker, The
Radical Survivalism
Rational Survivor 
Ready Nutrition
RMACTSC-Survival Considerations When The SHTF
SHTF Preparedness
SHTF School
Safely Gathered In
Savannah Arsenal Blog (prepping and firearms)
Secrets of Survival
Security and Self Reliance
Sensible Survival
Spark31's Signal Corp
Starving the Monkeys
Stealth Survival
Storage Prepper
Store This Not That (food storage)
Suburban Homestead
Suburban Prepper
Suburban Prepping
Survival Based Blog
Survival Blog
Survival Books -- free downloads from
Survival Cache
Survival Commonsense
Survival Doctor, The
Survival Library -- free e-books
Survival Life
Survival Mom
Survival Place Blog, The
Survival Preps - Survival Forum
Survival Pulse (survival related news)
Survival Punk
Survival Shelf
Survival Sherpa
Survival Topics
Survival UK
Survival Weekly
Survivalist Blog
Survive the Apocolypse
Survive the Wild
Surviving in Argentina by FerFal
Surviving the Suburbs
Surviving Urban Crises
Text Files Library of Survivalist Articles
The Chickens Have Had Enough
"The Knowledge" Website
Total Survivalist Blog
Underground Medic
United States Rescue & Special Operations Group (USRSOG)
Urban Green Survival
Urban Farm Hub
Urban Survival Site
Urban Survival Site E-Book Links
Urban Survivalist, The
Urban Survival Skills
Vanilla Joy --home crafts
Walton Feed
Weekend Prepper, The
Wilderness Survival Blog
Zombie Squad Forum -- disaster prep forum ... and zombies!


(See "Product Sellers" for sources for ammunition and firearm accessories)
30 Cal Gal
Active Response Training
Active Self Protection
AIMED Point Shooting
AK Operators Union, Local 47-74
Alien Gear Holsters Blog
American Concealed
American Firearms Institute
Ammo Land
Another Gun Blog
Armory Blog
Armory Exotics
Arms Guide, The
Arms Room, The (historical firearms)
Army Field Manuals
Art of the Rifle
Average Joe's Handgun Reviews
AZ Rifleman
Ballistics 101
Ballistics by the Inch
Ballistics by the Inch Blog
Bang Switch, The
Bearing Arms
Black Man With A Gun
Blue Sheepdog
Bowie Knife Fights, Fighters & Techniques
Box of Truth, The -- real world firearms and ammo tests
Breach, Bang, Clear
Brush Beater (small unit info)
Buckeye Firearms Association
C+Rsenal (historical firearms info)
Chiron Training (Rory Miller)
Chris Hernandez Author
Chuckhawks (firearm info)
Civilian Defense Force
Civilian Gunfighter
Cold Weather Operations Journal
Combat Studies Group
Concealed Nation
Cornered Cat, The
Crime Mapping
Daddy's Gun
Dan Morgan 76 -- SigInt
Dark Arts for the Good Guy
Death Valley Magazine
Defensive Pistol Craft
Defensive Training Group
Digital Sheepdog, The
Ed's Manifesto
Empty Cases
Every Citizen a Soldier
Everyday Carry Solutions
Force Science Institute (articles)
Firearm Blog, The
Firearm Fun
Firearms History, Technology & Development
Firearms Tactical (technical articles)
Firearms Talk
Forgotten Weapons
Forward Observer Magazine
Free Range International
Functional Self Defense Blog
Gear Scout
God, Gals, Guns, Grub
Grant Cunningham
Gun Blog Blacklist, The
Gun Carrier
Gun Digest
Gun Free Zone
Gun Lab
Gun News
Guns America Blog
Guns Guns Guns (firearm reviews)
Guns Holsters and Gear (reviews of firearms, holsters and accessories + blog)
Gun Nuts Media
Guns Magazine
Guns Save Life (GSL)
Guns Save Lives
Gun Writer, The
Handguns Magazine
Home Defense Gun
Home on the Range (guns and recipes)
Impro Guns (improvised firearms from around the world)
Jerking the Trigger
Kit Up!
Limatunes' Range Diary (oldest blog) (self-defense/shooting geared toward women)
Limatunes' Range Diary (older blog) (self-defense/shooting geared toward women)
Limatunes' Range Diary (new blog)
Loadout Room, The
Loose Rounds
Lucky Gunner--Labs (technical articles)
Mad Duck Training/Maddened Fowl
Mad Science Defense Blog
Mason Dixon Tactical
Master Class Chronicles (recently moved to Priority: Performance)
Max Velocity Tactical
McYoung's Musings (Marc McYoung)
Michael Bane Blog, The
Mike Ox
Military Guns and Ammunition
Military Manuals at Survivalbound
Modern Self Protection
Modern Service Weapons
Monderno Blog
Mountain Guerrilla
My Gun Culture
New Rifleman, The (ARs)
No Nonsense Self Defense
North American Rescue Video Library (medical/first aid)
Nurse With A Gun (Firearms and photography by Jonathon Ocab) (Antique and Collectible Firearms and Militaria Headquarters)
Olive Drab Journal
Packing Pretty
Personal Defense World
Personal Safety Blog (Grant Cunningham)
Personal Security Institute
Prairie Patriot, The
Precision Rifle Blog
Prepared Gun Owners
Primary & Secondary
Priority: Performance
Range Hot
Real Defense
Real Fighting
Real Guns
Recoil Gun Magazine
Red Neck Engineer, The (firearm builds)
Revolver Guy, The
Revolver Science
Rifle Shooter Magazine
Ruger Talk
Sage Dynamics Blog
Schafer's Self-Defense Corner
Shall Not Be Questioned
Shooting Holes in Wounding Theories: the mechanics of terminal ballistics (article)
Shooting Illustrated
Shooting Performance (all types of self-defense) (old site)
Shooting Performance Blog (new site)
Shooting With Hobie
Short Barrel Shepherd
Sure Shots Magazine (a firearm/self-defense publication for women)
Small Arms Defense Journal
Sniper Central -- precision shooting forum
Sniper Country
Snub Training
Soviet Gun Archives
SP Wenger's Defensive Use of Firearms
Steve Reichert Training
Stuff From Hsoi
Student of the Gun
Suarez International Blog
Survive and Defend (blog)
SWAT Magazine
Tactical Existence
Tactical Professor
Tactical Wire, The
Telluric Group "Drills of the Day"
Terminal Ballistics Research
Thin Blue Florida
Tier Three Tactical
Tin Can Bandit's Gunsmithing
Truth About Guns, The
Truth About Knives, The
Urban Combatives--Articles
USA Carry
U.S. Crow
Vitaly V. Kuzmin's Military Blog (Russian weapons and equipment)
Volk Studio Blog--firearms and photography
Vuurwapen Blog
War On Guns, The
Weapon Blog, The
Weapons Man
Western Rifle Shooters Association
Well Armed Woman Blog, The
Women Against Gun Control
World of Hobbies: Hunting & Weapons (Ukraine)
Zelman Partisans, The


1st Tactical Studies Group (Airborne)
A Backpackers Tale - Blog
Abandoned NYC
Ada Fruit (electronic kits/DIY)
American Conservative, The
Angry Staff Officer, The (Tactics, military issues)
Anonymous Conservative
Anti-Media, The
Archdruid Report, The (John Michael Greer)
Armstrong Economics Blog
Atlas Obscura
Bayou Renaissance Man (Peter Grant)
Behind the Black (Space news and commentary)
Bellingcat (citizen investigative journalism)
Bemused Backpacker - Travel Blog
Black Five (military blog)
Bookworm Room, The
Captain Capitalism
Captain's Journal, The
Chaos Manor (Jerry Pournelle)
Christian Mercenary
Colin Flaherty You Tube Channel
Come and Make It (DIY manufacturing)
Comic Book Plus (public domain comics and pulp magazines)
Combined Arms Research Library
Dark Roasted Blend
Decline of the Empire
Defense and the National Interest (older articles on national defense issues)
Deserted Places
Dignified Rant, The (National Security Issues)
Diplomad, The
Enemy Forces
Eruptions Blog
Family Handyman, The  (home improvement/repair)
Fanghorn Forest
Fred on Everything (Fred Reed--old site)
Fred on Everything (new site)
Free Read (listing of free Amazon Kindle books)
Freedom Is Just Another Word...
Future Primaeval 
Futurist, The
Gates of Vienna 
George Washington Univ. National Security Archive
Global Guerrillas 
Global Security
Great Military Battles
Grumpy Economist, The (John Cochrane)
Hacker OPSEC
Hesperian Foundation - Publications
Historical Cookbook
Homemade Tools: encyclopedia of homemade tools
Homemade Household Cleaning Recipes
Honor and Daring
HROARR (Resources for the Historical European Martial Arts and Sports Community)
Ian's Shoelace Site
Internet Archive: Book Images
J R Nyquest
Joel's Trumpet
KA9OFF: Emergency Alerts and Disaster News
Liberty References -- information on militiary and defense topics
Low Tech Magazine (the official site of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints)
Library of Congress: Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Photos
Mama Natural (health and food)
Mises Institute
Monster Hunter Nation (an introduction to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints)
New Native Nation
New Scientific Evidence for God
Nicholas Stix, Uncensored 
No-Tech Magazine
Nordic Sunrise
Ol' Remus and the Woodpile Report
Open Culture (books and educational resources)
OSS Manuals
Outside In
Planet Analog
Points and Figures
Primitive Technology (links)
Prism Break
Pulp Magazines Project, The
Racounteur Report
Rantburg (news on the war on terrorism)
Return of Kings
Rural Revolution
Shadow Government Statistics
Shepherd of the Gurneys
Signal Corps--Electronic Communications Support
Silicon Graybeard, The
Social Pathologist, The
Standard of Liberty (LDS blog)
Straight Forward in a Crooked World
Stratfor Global Intelligence
Sultan Knish (Daniel Greenfield)
Summer Patriot, Winter Soldier
Taki's Magazine
Technology & Security
TinEye (reverse photo search)
Today I Found Out--Feed Your Brain
Urban Exploration
Vintage Projects and Building Plans
Vox Popoli
War is Boring (old site)
War is Boring (new site)
War on the Rocks
Wikimedia Data Dumps
Wikipedia Database Download
Xydexx's Exploring and Modern Ruins Page


Active Times, The
Alaska Escape & Evasion Survival
Ancient Pathways Blog
Backpack the Sierras
Backpacker Magazine
Backpacking Light - Articles
Backpacking North Ultralight Makeover
Bow and Blade
Brian's Backpacking Blog
Buckmasters -- Hunting
Dirt Time
Erik The Black's Backpacking Blog
Fat Guy In The Woods Blog Series
Field & Stream
Indefinitely Wild (Gizmodo)
Light and Ultralight Backpacking (backpacking)
Long Range Hunting
Master Woodsman
North American Hunting Club
Outdoor Hub
Outdoor Life
Outdoor Life -- Survival
Outdoor Self-Reliance
Primitive Ways
REI Expert Advice
Rocky Mountain Bushcraft
Self-Reliance Outfitter's Blog
Section Hiker
Sigma 3 Survival School Blog
"Survival" at Air Cav
Trackers Earth Blog
Trayer Wilderness (off-grid and wilderness)
Treehugger Survival
True North Wilderness Survival School
Wilderness Survival Blog
Wilderness Survival Skills
Wild Wood Survival
Wood Trekker
Woodland Wisdom (Dave Canterbury)

Product Sellers:

AGS Armament
Aim Surplus
Ammo For Sale
Ammo Man
Ammunition to Go
Apex Gun Parts
Apex Tactical
Army Surplus Warehouse
Atlanta Cutlery
Atlantic Arms
Beck Ammunition
Bob's Gun Shop (Springs)--hard to find gun parts
Brass Stacker
Bravo Company (BCM)
Brownells--firearm parts
Buffalo Arms (reloading/ammunition for rare calibers)
Captain Dave's Survival Center
CDNN Sports
Centerfire Systems
Classic Firearms
Combat Armory
Copes Distributing
Dan's Ammo
Desert Fox Sales (AK and SKS parts/accessories)
Dillon Precision (reloading supplies and firearms parts)
Exotic Firearms (37mm launchers/flares)
Freedom Munitions
Gun Mag Warehouse
Graf & Sons (reloading supplies)
Int'l Military Antiques
Int'l Military Sales PLUS
J&G Sales
Keep Shooting (firearms and mil-surplus)
Liberty Tree Collectors (Surplus Firearms & Ammo)
McKay Enterprises (ammo and parts)
Midway USA Gun Parts
Minuteman RX (medical supplies)
Numrich Gun Parts
OscarDelta (SERE)
Palmetto State Armory (firearm parts)
Primary Arms
R Guns (firearms and accessories)
RRC Firearms
RTG Gun Parts
SG Ammo
Sarco Inc.
Sportsman's Guide
Steve's Gunz
Vigilant Gear (SERE and EDC)
Walton Feed
Wolf Hill Ammo -- Exotic Ammo
Yankee Hill Machine