YOU HAVE THE POWER to enrich the lives of humans and animals alike by conserving, restoring and creating healthy landscapes. In times of exponential population growth and ecosystem change, the work of the Wildflower Center has never been more important or more relevant.
Conserving Plants and Native Landscapes
We protect our ecological heritage by conserving nativeplants and landscapes.
- › 1 million Texas native plant seeds saved
- › 3,000 citizen scientists trained to fight invasive species
- › 9 landscape restoration plans developed for national parks
Restoring and Creating Native Landscapes
By applying science to landscape design, we are improving the land’s ability to retain and filter water, conserve resources and support wildlife.
- › 97,000 acres of land restored through Center projects
- › Landscapes transformed in San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Austin
- › 34 landscape projects certified by our Sustainable Sites Initiative® program
- › 416 million gallons of water saved each year across the U.S. by SITES® projects
Demonstrating Ecological Heritage
Our gardens are a premier resource demonstratingthe ecological and floral heritage of Texas.
- › 100,000 visitors annually
- › 650 species of Texas plants featured in our gardens
- › Texas’ largest native plant children’s garden, the Luci and Ian Family Garden
- › 8,000 children tour each year
We teach the world about native plantsand healthy ecosystems.
- › 4 million views of our online North America native plant guide
- › 9,500 questions answered by Mr. Smarty Plants
- › 8,000 native plants featured in our plant guide
Your support will help us carry Mrs. Johnson's legacy and grow our impact into the future.