This beautifully illustrated guide highlights the most familiar species of medicinally relevant, widespread trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Laminated for durability, this one ounce pocket guide provides simplified, essential information for hikers and campers of all ages on how to treat common backcountry maladies with wild plants. Ideal for field use by experts and novices alike.
About the Author
Writer and Bushcraft/survival specialist, Jason Schwartz is the founder of Rocky Mountain Bushcraft, a blog that features articles, news stories, outdoor tips and product reviews written from a Bushcraft and wilderness survival perspective. Schwartz is a former Red Cross certified Wilderness and Remote First Aid Instructor, and has taught Bushcraft and wilderness survival techniques to the Longmont, Colorado Troop of the Boy Scouts of America. He has also interned with the US Forest Service as a forestry technician, and studied outdoor recreation, wilderness survival, forestry and wildland firefighting at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville, Colorado. In addition, Jason is a regular contributor at Backpacker Magazine, where he shares his expertise on Bushcraft and wilderness survival.