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L. Woodrow Ross

L. Woodrow Ross lives in upstate South Carolina with his lovely wife Margaret. As a freelance writer and photographer, he has written more than 500 articles for local newspapers and contributed to South Carolina Sportsman and Traditional Archer magazines and a number of online resources. In addition, he has 16 books on Amazon Kindle on topics such as how-to outdoor books, a historical novel, a suspense novel, an Alaska travel guide and more. He is a primitive and survival skills instructor and enjoys most things involving outdoor sports.

Recent Posts

Montana Artist Makes a Living Painting in Nature

John Potter spends his time deep in the woods of Montana, painting nature scenes for a living.

Hand Tools of Days Gone By In Rural Farm Life

What ever happened to the sickle, the scythe and other tools that were critical in the past? Survivalist and outdoor expert L. Woodrow Ross talks...

7 Tips for Starting a Master-Planned Garden on Your Land

Before making any drastic changes to your land, draft a master plan for your garden and move carefully to reach your ultimate goal.

How to Make Yourself Invisible to Animals in Nature

We can intrude into the natural environment, or we can attempt to become a part of it. The art of "invisibility" may be as simple as leaving our...

Sustainable hunting: Getting the most from the animals you harvest

Survival expert Larry Ross: "We have a responsibility to conserve and get the most from the animals that we harvest. We should respect the land...

How does fire benefit landowners?

When uncontrolled fires occur, it can be easy to forget the benefits of fire on land and how it has changed landscapes for the better. Woodrow...

How to attract wild birds to your property

As a hunter and nature lover, L. Woodrow Ross has become passionate about attracting, feeding and enjoying wild birds. He offers tips on choosing...

How to make your own tools

Survival expert L. Woodrow Ross explains how to make tools from recycled scrap metal and natural materials.

How to go Primitive Camping

How do you start a fire and get clean water without modern tools? An expert explains the essential basics of primitive camping.