We are so excited that REI has donated 9 hiker first aid kits to Austin Families in Nature. The first aid kits will be given to new AFiN leaders to help them keep their groups safe and comfortable on hikes, nature walks, creek clean ups, and camping trips. Each kit includes a very helpful wilderness . . . read more
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Backwoods has given Austin Families in Nature a generous discount on backpacks for new group leaders. We will be filling the packs with a first aid kit, a bug viewer, and a few identification guides for insects, birds and snakes. Ideally, we will also add a pair of binoculars to each pack if we can . . . read more
Thank you to Over the Rainbow for their kind donation of 6 of these bug viewers. They will be given to six of our new AFiN leaders to help them introduce insects to their students up close. Austin Families in Nature appreciates your support of our work to connect children and families to nature.
Come celebrate Austin Families in Nature’s 5th Anniversary at the Kuhlken family winery, Pedernales Cellars, in Stonewall, TX on Saturday, Oct 12th from 4-10pm. We will have outdoor activities such as archery, kite flying, print making, and shelter building from 4-7pm, followed by dinner after the tasting room closes to the public. Once it gets . . . read more
It is hard to imagine now in the midst of this drought, but not long ago (2002) a huge flood of the Guadalupe River occurred in Texas. Canyon Lake overflowed its banks and raced downstream. As it raged, it cut a new gorge into the limestone on one side of Canyon Lake. The area is . . . read more