Preparedness Notes for Monday — September 4, 2023

On September 4th, 2006 Australian wildlife conservationist and television personality Steve Irwin, who achieved worldwide fame as the exuberant and risk-taking host of The Crocodile Hunter (1992–2006) television series and related documentaries, was killed by a venomous bull stingray.

I noticed several new listings of interest, over at  For example:

A reminder: The upcoming Paratus Holiday will fall on Friday, September 15, 2023.

Today’s feature article is a review, written by Field Gear Editor Thomas Christianson.