Cowgirl Words

This is a collection of my published work, presentations and film work.  I hope to continue to add to this as I get things published or continue speaking on the topic of finding balance with nature and connecting children to the outdoors.

Publications: 

Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine, January feature, Camping at School

Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine, July 2017 article- Natural Play

Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine, August 2016 article- There’s an App for That

Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine, April 2016 feature- 35 Ways to Get Out and Play

Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine, May 2016 article- A Family That Birds Together

Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine, November 2014 Article – Fire Craft 101

Awards: 

Westcave– Celebration of Children and Nature- Enduring Dedication Award https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGMtdguBV5E

Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy– Champions of Conservation Award https://www.philhardbergerpark.org/champions-of-conservation-event

Texas Biding Classic– Most Valuable Birder Award- 2018 & 2019

Speaking Engagements:

Association for Learning Environments – South Texas Chapter- Keynote- 2019

Texas Association for Environmental Educators – Keynote – 2018

Texas Children in Nature Summit– Keynote and workshops- 2018 & 2017

Passport to Texas– Podcast- https://passporttotexas.org/2017/07/04/ 

Under the Texas Sky– Podcast- https://tpwd.texas.gov/newsmedia/releases/?req=20190312a

SFA’s Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture- 2016- Get Out and Play to be Healthier, Happier and Smarter

Podcast With Sustainable Mind– 2015- topic- Children in Nature http://asustainablemind.com/014-jenniferbristol-2/

SXSW Eco- October 2014 Topic- Breaking Down Barriers, Creating Access to Nature for Families.  This was a really fun talk that I put together with my father, George Bristol.  George is a writer, conservationist and one of the most skilled political consultants ever.

Texas Master Naturalist Conference – 2015 – Topics – Engaging Young Families in Outdoor Activities and Connecting with Families Through Media to Get Them Into Nature

Children & Nature Conference – 2015- Topic- Engaging Diversity in Careers in the Outdoors

Children & Nature Conference– 2015- Topic- Texas Children in Nature

Informal Science Educators Association– February 20, 2015 Topic- Network Weaving to Build Smart Communities.

Camp Fire Central Texas– February 4, 2015 Topic- Fundraising

Leadership Austin- November 21, 2014 Topic- Creating Access to Nature in and Urban Setting.  Building Multi-generational stewards.

Camp Fire Program Advisory Luncheon – November 12, 2014 Topic- Connecting children with nature to build leadership skills.

University of Texas, Pricilla Pond Flawn Family Lab- October, 2014  Topic- Family Nature Clubs. Follow up blog for Texas Children in Nature. 

Austin Youth River Watch– July 2014 – Community Form on Austin Teens and the Environment video from the talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwJKiXuWZYY 

Texas Master Naturalist– Workshop

Guest Blogs:

Texas Children in Nature

Children & Nature Network

In The News:

Grand Opening for Will Smith Zoo School- San Antonio- https://www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/San-Antonio-Zoo-opens-new-nature-exploratory-12489241.php 

Texas Heritage For Living, Summer 2016 issue; Into the Wild

River River Radio; Nacogdoches talk to help parents prioritize outdoor play

Children & Nature Network; Texas Children in Nature Aims to End Nature Deficit Disorder

San Antonio Express News; Showing Kids the Wild Side of Life

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department; New National Initiative Mirrors Texas Children in Nature Effort

News 8 Time Warner Cable- February 4, 2015 Topic- Texas Children in Nature

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department; News Release- Texas Nature Challenge Connects the Families with the Outdoors

Austin American Statesman; Burning Pines “Kick Ash” Run at Bastrop State Park

Bastrop Advertiser; National Trails Day 

Texas Parks and Wildlife; News Release – National Trails Day

Film Work: I’ve worked on over 20 films, TV shows, music videos and advertisements, this is a short list of that work.

Monster Hunter

Love and a 45

Tin Cup

Tornado

8 Seconds- The Lane Frost Story

Franky Starlight

My Boyfriends Back 

Ned Blessing; the true story

A Mother’s Gift

 

 

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