Love our planet.
Experience it.
Protect it.

Be inspired.



Wildlife and wine wanders Mountain lion tracking trips Photographing wildness workshops


Predator hotline Livestock protection consulting Human-wildlife conflict mitigation Mountain lion research


Private African safaris with a specialist group leader Themed small group safaris


At True Wild we are passionate about nature.

Everything True Wild does is designed to improve people's relationships with nature and encourage action to conserve our natural home.

Join us for personal experiences and help us change our world.


There are many ways to get involved:

  • Join us for an incredible safari to Africa;

  • Ask us for help with your mountain lion concerns;

  • Join an ecologist to track wildlife in a local park;

  • Consult with us on how to manage your property in a way that is more wildlife friendly and in tune with nature;

  • Join us for a seminar on top predators and their role in conservation;

  • Invest in our selection of conservation concepts;

  • Learn about African wildlife and innovative conservation;

  • Contact us for education material on local wildlife;

  • Have us conduct a comprehensive wildlife survey on your property;

  • Purchase our 'Lions Live Here' yard sign;

  • Invite us to host your puma-themed dinner party;

  • Or how about viewing pumas in Patagonia?

If any these opportunities interest you, contact us.


Dr. Quinton Martins

Partner, Predator Expert and Safari Advisor

Quinton is a passionate conservationist from South Africa who has dedicated over 25 years to wildlife, as a professional safari guide in Africa and a scientist specialising in big cat research. He is True Wild’s safari advisor and one of our expert group leaders.

Liz Martins


Liz is a passionate environmental educator with a background in Waldorf teaching in South Africa. She loves bringing people into better connection with nature. A True Wild partner, she manages the business and does specialist guiding for family groups.

Neil Martin


Neil, electrical engineer by training, was a director at Hewlett-Packard, Agilent Technologies and Keysight Technologies. He has over 30 years experience in sales, business management and marketing which he brings to True Wild as its marketing and business partner.


CALL US IF: You lose livestock or pets to predators You have a mountain lion encounter You are concerned about living with mountain lions

Local Experiences


African Safaris

What are True Wild African Safaris all about?

Find out here


 707 721 6560

You lose livestock or pets to predators
You have a mountain lion encounter
You are concerned about living with mountain lions
You find a fresh mountain lion kill

This service is sponsored by Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue.


  • P.O.Box 905, Glen Ellen, CA 95442



Valley of the Moon Lion Update

The Kenwood Press provides an update on all the latest mountain lion activity from ACR's Living with Lions Project, research conducted by Quinton Martins. Find out about your local lions - who has new GPS collars, who has cubs and who have been interacting with each other.

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Mountain Lion Experts settle into New Den

The Sonoma Index-Tribune interviews Quinton and Liz Martins about their plans for True Wild and their new Visitor's Center due to open in July at 13875 Highway 12, Glen Ellen, opposite the Sonoma Valley Regional Park.

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