The outdoors offer a number of positives from the fresh air and the views to the wildlife and peacefulness. However, it also comes with its downsides. Whether it’s wildlife, weather or something else, you’ve probably encountered your fair share of nature roadblocks.
One of those roadblocks is the plants. At first, nature’s greenery may seem like the least of your worries. You’re much more worried about coming across a bear, getting caught in a thunderstorm or running out of clean drinking water. We forget that a simple brush against certain plants, like poison ivy, can cause a number of issues.
Keep reading to learn how to identify and handle poison ivy when in the wilderness!