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, Texas

Austin Montessori School
Mary Ann Collinseducator

CDC South
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.

Central
Heather Kuhlken –
 FIN Founder and Director – this is the original Families in Nature Community founded in 2008

Eco-Explorers
Carrie Patton – educator
Kendal Barnard – educator
Christina Price

El Buen Samaritano/El Ranchito
Dianne Folkerth – Coordinator

Headwaters
Jennie Glass – Outdoor Education Specialist and teacher at the Headwaters School in Austin, TX.

Nature Playdate
Jennifer Evans – Jennifer is the founder of Nature Playdate a group geared towards ages 3-5, but all ages are welcome.

North Homeschool
Morinne Kearns – educator

Perez Elementary
Nu Chanpheng, Coordinator
Rosalina Rivera, Coordinator

Ridgetop Elementary
Brandi Clark Burton, 
Coordinator

TA Brown Elementary

Martin Middle School

Ft. Worth, Texas

North Texas Kids Outside
Victoria Serna –
 Educator and Texas Parks and Wildlife Diversity Manager

Western Hills Primary School