Josh WInkler, Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center



Josh has recently joined the consulting team at Mission Capital – a non-profit consulting service here in Austin. He is a freelance journalist, outdoor educator, and environmentalist from Austin, Texas whose writing focuses on the outdoors industry, sustainability, and science topics. Josh’s work in the non-profit sector includes time at the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, help in creating Sun Peaks Art and Sustainability in Colorado Springs, and outdoor education and mentorship for Explore Austin. Josh is passionate about getting kids in the outdoors and educating them about environmentalism, stewardship, and climate change. Josh graduated from Colorado College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Philosophy; while there he was awarded two grants and conducted independent research on genetically modified organisms, as well as on communication surrounding climate change in the National Parks.