Education and Awareness on Native Plants

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
— Erma Bombeck
 

Lifestyle Change

Wetland Plants for Central Texas

Central Texas native plants that work well in riparian and other wetland areas.

 

Native plant database

Enter your zip code to use Audubon’s native plants database and view a list of the best plants for birds in your area, as well as local resources and links to more information.

 

What native plants are in season at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center?

There is always something blooming, growing, making seeds, or just collecting beautiful drops of dew at the Wildflower Center. Below is a picture of what's happening this week at the Wildflower Center. 

 

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Suppliers Directory

Includes nurseries, seed companies, landscape professionals, and environmental consultants


Videos

 National Geographic presents this short film showcase. Learn how native plants helped this restoration project by working with Mother Nature instead of against her. 

National Geographic presents this short film showcase. Learn how native plants helped this restoration project by working with Mother Nature instead of against her. 

 Charlie of the Austin Parks Foundation demonstrates how to identify ligustrum and use a weed wrench to remove it.

Charlie of the Austin Parks Foundation demonstrates how to identify ligustrum and use a weed wrench to remove it.

 The City of Austin is working to restore the native forests that used to flourish beside creeks by creating "grow zones" in city parks. In these areas, the City of Austin stops mowing and volunteers, birds, and squirrels help plant native seeds and seedlings.

The City of Austin is working to restore the native forests that used to flourish beside creeks by creating "grow zones" in city parks. In these areas, the City of Austin stops mowing and volunteers, birds, and squirrels help plant native seeds and seedlings.

 Just because it's green, doesn't mean it's good. Like a science fiction menace, some common landscape plants are taking over, escaping our yards and causing problems for native plants and wildlife. Find out how to fight the invasion.

Just because it's green, doesn't mean it's good. Like a science fiction menace, some common landscape plants are taking over, escaping our yards and causing problems for native plants and wildlife. Find out how to fight the invasion.


Studies

Pull. Plant. Kill

Arundo Control & Riparian Restoration in the Nueces Basin. A battle against an invasive plant is being fought and won by a group of aware, active landowners, a diverse team of volunteers, experts from state and federal programs, and key contracting partners – with massive coordination and leadership coming from the Nueces River Authority under the guidance of Sky Jones-Lewey, NRA’s Resource Protection and Education Director.

 

FLORA AND FAUNA YEAR IN REVIEW (SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 – AUGUST 31, 2016)

By: The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) |  August 2016

A journey through flora and fauna of our basin. A comprehensive annual financial report.