Author: Ryan Buford

“Give Me Shelter” – The Next Generation Show

Shelter is huge. Shelter keeps us shielded from harsh weather. Shelter allows us to function at a normal level. Shelter brings the most basic of comforts. But without it, we are exposed. Vulnerable. Extreme cold, or extreme heat, combined with either humidity or dry air has potential to significantly reduce our ability to survive. Last…
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April 20, 2019 0

SERE Survival Skills – The Next Generation

For many preppers, the idea of a SHTF scenario means grabbing your bag and heading out to a secret location out in the woods. You’ve decided that urban survival among the masses is not an option. As a prepper, you have your gear at the ready with water filtration, pack, fire starting gear, a knife…
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April 13, 2019 0

Staying Afloat During A Flood – Part 2

Last week, we spent some time talking about the threat of oncoming floods that poses a significant risk to low lying areas across the country – especially those along the Mississippi river and southern regions of the United States. The flooding is a constant reminder that even if we have all our preps in line,…
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March 31, 2019 0

Staying Afloat During a Flood With The Next Generation Show

Join us as we discuss ways you can prepare for a flood no matter where you live.


March 23, 2019 0

Was Mary Poppins a Prepper?! With The Next Generation Show

This week we take a critical look on what it means to be a Prepper. In an effort to debunk the stigma and negative connotation that comes along with being a prepper, we’re striving to expose preppers in a new light. This is the first in a new series segment that we’ll be spacing out…
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March 9, 2019 0

Native American Skills with The Next Generation Show

As kids growing up, my parents made sure to take the time and expose us to the history and traditions of the west. Ghost towns, mining camps, historical landmarks. But perhaps most influential and inspiring were the Pow-Wows and survival skills inherent in Native American culture.  


March 3, 2019 2

Cowboy Survival Skills that Ruled the West with The Next Generation Show

The old west was a romantic, desolate, violent place. It was a world without rule of law outside the borders of what few small communities spotted the landscape. Life then is what people today may consider the end of the world – no electricity, no running water, scarce food, barren landscapes, impossible terrain, vigilante justice.…
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February 24, 2019 0

Teaching Kids to Fish – Survival for a Lifetime! with The Next Generation

  As the old saying goes, “Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day – teach a man to fish and he’ll eat for a lifetime.” At a surface level, the act of fishing seems simple enough. Put some bait on a line and cast it off and within a few seconds…
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February 17, 2019 0

Prepping For Mars! – The Next Generation

As kids we were sometimes told to reach for the stars. For many of us, being an astronaut was a childhood dream or ambition. But few manage to hang on to that dream like our special guest this week, Alyssa Carson. This week on The Next Generation, we are joined with the United States’ youngest…
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February 7, 2019 0

Pressure Points Every Prepper Should Know with The Next Generation

Pressure Points Every Prepper Should Know! Ryan & Colin Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! Growing up I always remember there being a threat of getting into a fight. Sometimes it was lingering out there on the playground after school. Sometimes it was a battle of might with my brothers. But even though I…
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February 2, 2019 0

Standing Strong During a Shutdown

Standing Strong During a Shutdown! Ryan & Colin Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! The political climate over the past few years has been a polarizing force of nature that in many ways has divided the nation. Some of you may be familiar with the term “United we stand, divided we fall.” It is…
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January 27, 2019 0

The Next Generation of Prepping With Ron Foster

The Next Generation of Prepping with Ron Foster! Ryan & Colin Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! One of the things I strive to accomplish as a parent and prepper is to pass along the knowledge my kids need to survive should something bad happen. Power outages, flat tires, life challenges and natural disasters…
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January 15, 2019 0

The Sharpest Tool in the Shed

The Sharpest Tool in the Shed! Ryan & Colin Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! As a kid growing up, I remember the first knife I ever received. I remember the weight and feel of it, the dangers and risks, the responsibilities and the restraints. It was a gift and still is to this…
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January 8, 2019 0