Wild DFW

Explore the Amazing Nature In and Around Dallas–Fort Worth


By Amy Martin

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$32.99 CAD



  1. Trade Paperback $25.99 $32.99 CAD
  2. ebook $12.99 $16.99 CAD

This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around July 11, 2023. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.

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.


  • “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

On Sale
Jul 11, 2023
Page Count
372 pages
Timber Press

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Amy Martin

About the Author

Amy Martin, a life-long Texan, has forged a varied career in journalism, laced with activism and leadership, and infused with a deep spirituality and concern for the Earth. A journalist and writer for over 35 years, she is currently the North Texas Wild columnist for GreenSourceDFW and podcaster for the Texas Green Report.

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