Cemetery Birding in Texas

Valley Business Report- February 15, 2024

Get to know the author of “Cemetery Birding: An Unexpected Guide to Discovering Birds in Texas” at Quinta Mazatlán on Feb. 15. The Thursday Night Speaker Series features Jennifer Bristol as she introduces cemeteries as accessible places to bird watch. She will also highlight locations across every ecoregion of Texas.

Bristol is a conservationist, environmentalist and author whose connection and love for nature has led her career. Before nurturing four book projects, which each celebrate the story of nature and the human effort to conserve ecosystems overtime, Bristol worked as a resource manager at Bastrop State Park and director of Texas of Children in Nature network at Texas Parks and Wildlife. She has also served on the Environmental Commission for the City of Austin.

Additionally, Bristol has served on national and local boards and advisory teams for 25 years. She stepped away from her job at Texas Parks and Wildlife in 2019 to focus on writing, and in April of 2020, her first book “Parking Lot Birding: A Fun Guide to Discovering Birds in Texas,” was published. In August 2023, “Cemetery Birding: An Unexpected Guide to Discovering Birds in Texas” was released and featured at the annual Texas Book Festival.

Pre-purchased tickets are available at quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com. Tickets are $5 per person. For more information, contact Quinta Mazatlán.