On May 19, 1796, the first game law was approved in the United States. The law created penalties for hunting or destroying game within Indian Territory. Modern American fish and game laws make “living off the land” nearly impossible, outside of Alaska.
Today we present a guest article from a blog reader that is too short to be included in the judging for the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest.
Round 94 of the contest ends in just 12 days (on May 31st), so get busy writing and e-mail us your entry. Remember that there is a 1,500-word minimum, and that articles on practical “how-to” skills for survival have an advantage in the judging.