Heather, aka The Botanical Hiker, is a Certified Herbalist, long-distance hiker, and author. She has thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail, North Carolina’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.