Bio: Amy Martin, a life-long Texan, has forged a varied career in journalism laced with activism and leadership. A journalist and writer for over 40 years, she is currently North Texas Wild columnist for GreenSource DFW and author of Itchy Business: How to Treat the Poison Ivy and Poison Oak Rash, Prevent Exposure and Eradicate the Plant. Formerly a comedy and music critic, she also writes about cirque and magic for TheaterJones. Find her writings at www.Moonlady.com. For 12 years, she converted 15 acres of pasture into tallgrass prairie and performed wildlife habitat rehabilitation on the total 75 acres of a private nature preserve in Fannin County. She is Social Media chair and Speakers & Events co-chair for NTMN, for whom she also leads guided hikes, and state social media director for Native Prairies Association of Texas.