Mike Masek is a wilderness skills instructor, herbalist, and ethnobotanist living in Flagstaff, Arizona. He has been exploring the canyons and deserts of the American Southwest for 30 years and is currently focusing on the traditional edible and medicinal plants of the Colorado Plateau. His field studies have also taken him across the US, India, China, and the Tibetan Plateau.
Mike is an adjunct faculty member at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, where he teaches traditional uses of native plants and wilderness survival skills. He has also taught programs through Coconino Community College, Yavapai Community College, Grand Circle Field Institute, and the National Park Service. For more information about herbal and botanical courses with Mike Masek, click here.