Heather, aka The Botanical Hiker, is a Certified Herbalist, long-distance hiker, and author. She has thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail, North Carolinaâ€™s 1,200 mile Mountains to Sea Trail (twice), New York’s 1,000 mile Finger Lakes Trail and 400 mile Long Path. When not woods rambling or pulling back the petals on a botanical find, she educates and guides others into the natural world through plant walks and workshops . Last Spring, she published the second book in her Botanical Hiker Series: A Guide to the Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Finger Lakes Trail. To follow her adventures and research, visit her blog: www.TheBotanicalHiker.blogspot.com. Find her on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/thebotanicalhiker or www.Facebook.com/hikelocal.