Known by many as the Moonlady, Amy Martin will share her deep knowledge of the Moon.

You’ll be a pro-level Moon watcher after this talk, with a deep understanding of how Moon phases are created. Become able to predict where the Moon will be at any time with some great timing tips on when the Moon rises and sets in each phase. 

Understand about synchrony which creates tides and causes us to only see one side of the Moon. Discover how synchrony led to life on Earth and how the Moon stabilizes the planet to enable human life to evolve. Learn how Full Moons at perigee create Super Moons and how perihelion makes the winter Moon much brighter. 

Get insight into the Moon’s metaphoric qualities. Discover how you can live in tune with the Moon with gardening based on the lunar phases. Find reason for celebration in global lunar-based holidays and significant New and Full Moons.

The meeting will be held in person as well as on Zoom.


A journalist and writer for over 35 years, Amy Martin, is the author of the upcoming Wild DFW: Explore the Amazing Nature Around Dallas-Fort Worth for Timber Press (summer 2023). 

She also published Itchy Business: How to Treat the Poison Ivy and Poison Oak Rash, Prevent Exposure and Eradicate the Plant. She is senior features writer for GreenSourceDFW, profiling parks, preserves, and the people who protect them. 

Martin sits on the board of Dallas County Open Space’s Trails and Preserves Program. She is state social media director for Native Prairies Association of Texas. 

For 12 years, she managed wildlife habitat rehabilitation on a private nature preserve in northeast Texas, including the conversion of fifteen acres of pasture into tallgrass prairie. She currently applies her skills to the Dixon Branch Greenbelt in her East Dallas neighborhood. 

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Event Location: 
First United Methodist Church
505 W. Marvin Ave.
Waxahachie , TX
Date and Time: 
Monday, September 26, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm