Families in Nature clubs are led by volunteers. With their leadership, we can carry out our mission – to connect children and their families to each other and nature through time spent learning, playing and volunteering outdoors.
Austin Montessori School
Mary Ann Collins – educator
Angela Johnson – educator
Jennifer Chapman – Jennifer is currently the Education Programs Supervisor at the Austin Nature & Science Center. She has been involved in the field of Informal Science Education and Animal Behavior for over 15 years. As an educator and a mother, Jennifer enjoys helping families to find their niche in nature.
Heather Kuhlken – FIN Founder and Director – this is the original Families in Nature Community founded in 2008
Carrie Patton – educator
Kendal Barnard – educator
El Buen Samaritano/El Ranchito
Dianne Folkerth – Coordinator
Jennie Glass – Outdoor Education Specialist and teacher at the Headwaters School in Austin, TX.
Jennifer Evans – Jennifer is the founder of Nature Playdate a group geared towards ages 3-5, but all ages are welcome.
Morinne Kearns – educator
Nu Chanpheng, Coordinator
Rosalina Rivera, Coordinator
Brandi Clark Burton, Coordinator
TA Brown Elementary
Emily Binford – Bilingual Educator and FIN Development and Communications Coordinator
Ft. Worth, Texas
North Texas Kids Outside
Victoria Serna – Educator and Texas Parks and Wildlife Diversity Manager