City of Austin / Cities Connecting Children to Nature

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Bonnie Baskin, Founder, Science Mill

Science and nature education are inextricably linked and now, more than ever, it is critical that future naturalists and educators be inspired and directed by science. The Science Mill in Johnson City pulls it all together in fun, dynamic setting. The brainchild of recent hill country resident,...


Keep Austin Beautiful

Keep Austin Beautiful has been conducting youth education programs since 2006 and they have built the essential infrastructure, partnerships, and experience to be environmental education leaders in the Austin community. Keep Austin Beautiful engages over 100 schools (K – 12) in the Austin area...

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Jennifer L. Bristol

Jennifer is dedicated to connecting all Texas children and their families with nature. As a Park Ranger at Bastrop State Park, she worked to bring the community together through events, including a countywide National Trails Day event. In 2011, as Program Director of Camp Fire, she developed...