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“Living” With Kids on Boating Trips

Tips for making boating trips with kids enjoyable for all.

Skills & Tips

Backcountry Food Handling and Hygiene

Tips on avoiding food and hygiene related illness.

Skills & Tips

Camping Tips

Camping tips for boaters.

Skills & Tips

How Sun Protection Works

Details on how sunscreens work and how they are tested.

Skills & Tips

Leave No Trace, Please

NRS is partnering with Leave No Trace for the month of May. Donate today and well match your contribution.

Skills & Tips

NRS Straps

See the different tie-down straps used to hold down raft frams, rafting gear and camping equipment.

Skills & Tips

Nutrition: Fueling the Fires Within

Nutrition needs for cold weather boating.

Skills & Tips

The Camp Kitchen

Camp Kitchen Tips for food packaging and storage, water storage and sanitizing, camp sanitation, food preparation, fire management and waste disposal.

Skills & Tips

Tips for Outdoor Fun

Ideas from NRS folks for outdoor fun and games.

Skills & Tips

What's in the Water

Excellent resource on microorganisms in backcountry drinking water.

Skills & Tips, Safety

How to Roll a Strap for Storage

In this Quick Tips video, we show you how to roll your straps for tidy storage.

Skills & Tips

How to Seal an NRS Dry Bag

The simple steps to get a watertight dry bag seal.

Skills & Tips

How to Tie a Taut-Line Hitch Knot

The Tautline Hitch - a great boater's knot.

Skills & Tips

How to Tie the Figure 8 Knot

Demonstrating the tying of the versatile Figure 8 Knot.

Skills & Tips