Edible Plants of the Rocky Mountains is a simplified guide to familiar and widespread species of edible berries, nuts, leaves and roots found in North America. This beautifully illustrated guide identifies the most familiar plants and includes information on how to harvest and prepare their edible parts. It also includes a section on dangerous, poisonous and contact-poison plants to avoid while harvesting. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike.
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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.