Andrea Malik has a degree in biology & geology from SUNY Potsdam and was a student of Tom Brown Jr. at his Tracking, Nature, Wilderness Survival school and has taken tracking workshops with Del Hall and Paul Rezendes among others. Andrea has taught numerous tracking workshops throughout the North Country.
Andrea has also been the Director of the Town of Colton's Bti (bacillus thuringiensis israelensis) Black Fly Control program for the past 28 years, and is given great opportunities in tracking and wildlife encounters while bushwacking along the streams in Colton. Andrea is also 5th degree black belt, Forest Spirit Martial Arts & Qigong, and teaches Tae Kwon do, Tabata, and qigong classes.
Andrea lives in Colton, NY with her dog Jasper.