Bob Linde, AP, RH is the owner of Acupuncture & Herbal Therapies in St. Petersburg Florida and the co-director of the Traditions School of Herbal Studies, a clinical focused herbal program. He consults as a product developer for herbal product companies and enjoys growing many medicinal herbs in his yard. He serves on the board of directors for the Florida State Oriental Medicine Association (FSOMA) and the American Herbalists Guild. Bob has presented at the FSOMA, Florida Herbal Conference, and the American Herbalist Guild conference. He lectures regularly at colleges and organizations around the US. He has worked as a counselor for teenagers, treasure hunter, commercial diver and fisherman. Bob volunteers for Acupuncturists Without Borders, Homeless Connect and Free Community Acupuncture for Seniorâ€™s as well and other community focused organizations. Bob is member of many organizations related to herbalism, alternative medicine and nature conservation. Bob is also a traveler and travel writer (www.SmallShipCruises.com). He has lived in Europe and traveled to the Amazon, Galapagos, Yukon Territory, Caribbean and throughout the US. He regularly explores the rivers and forests of Florida by sailboat, canoe, kayak and on foot.