Wild DFW: Explore the Amazing Nature In and Around Dallas–Fort Worth (Wild Series) (Paperback)
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Discover all the unexpected nature Dallas-Fort Worth has to offer with this enlightening guidebook!Dallas-Fort Worth is more than just a bustling metroplex, it’s full of amazing wildlife. You just need to know where to find it! Equal parts natural history, field guide, and trip planner, Wild DFW has something for everyone. This handy yet extensive guide looks at the factors that shape local nature and profiles over 100 local species, from American basket-flowers and pecan trees to bald eagles, nine-banded armadillos, and Texas spiny lizards. Twenty-five day trips help you find and explore these natural wonders on hiking trails, in public parks, and in your own backyard.
About the Author
A journalist and writer for over 40 years, Amy Martin is the author of Wild DFW: Explore the Amazing Nature Around Dallas-Fort Worth, Itchy Business: How to Treat the Poison Ivy and Poison Oak Rash, Prevent Exposure and Eradicate the Plant, and co-author of Speaking of Mother Earth. She is currently senior features writer for Green Source DFW. Her current project is Ned Fritz Legacy, a biographical website of Ned Fritz, Texas' most famous environmentalist. Find her writings at Moonlady.com.
“The perfect regional field guide, Wild DFW highlights the 25 best wilderness spots to explore in North Texas.”—D Magazine
“More than a book about landscape, Wild DFW showcases a community of people devoted to preserving nature.” —Natural Awakenings
"North Texas’ natural landscape and ecological makeup are being brought to light in Wild DFW.” —Lake Highlands Advocate
“Finding and embracing the natural elements in a city like Dallas can be foreboding, but Amy Martin…is aiming to change that.”—Dallas Observer