Come Celebrate AFiN’s 5th Anniversary!

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 …

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Backyard Habitats – Creating Nearby Nature

If you ask many of today’s leading conservationists and environmentalists where they go to enjoy nature, most of them will tell you about their own backyards. Whether you live in an apartment, a house or on acres of farmland, you can create a space to relax and enjoy nature. You can plant butterfly or hummingbird …

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Fishing for Doodlebugs – Intro to fly fishing in Ramsey Park

Fishing is a great way to get families outside together. Over the last 4 years, we’ve participated in “fish with a ranger,” we’ve spent an afternoon fishing at Inks Lake, and we’ve gone fishing at a catfish farm (to reduce the kids’ frustration from having little fishing success so far). This year, one of the …

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