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National Organizations Directory

As a service to the public, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center collects information on native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations throughout North America. Click here to add your organization to the directory. Affiliates are organizations that partner with the Wildflower Center to encourage the preservation and use of native plants in different regions of the country.

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National Butterfly Center

Address: 3333 South Butterfly Park Drive
P.O. Box 878
Mission, TX 78573

Region: Southwest

Phone: 956-583-5400
Fax: 956-467-1316
Web: www.nationalbutterflycenter.org

Organization Structure: Private Non Profit
Organization Scope: National
Organization Type: Nature Center

Services this organization provides

  • Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
  • Work on restoration projects
  • Natural habitat management
  • Wildflower or native habitat display on property
  • Provide educational programming
  • Open to the public
  • Membership program
  • Offer public programs, trips, seminars, etc.
  • Propagate native plants
  • Native plant sales

Native Plant Focus: The National Butterfly Center is dedicated to education, conservation and scientific research on wild butterflies. Its mission is "Growing Connections". The National Butterfly Center connects people to butterflies, which are intimately connected to native plants, which themselves are connected to the earth.

Description: The 100 acre National Butterfly Center is the premier location in the United States to experience the beauty, drama and emotion of wild butterflies. You will see incredible numbers of kaleidoscopically-colored wild butterflies. The clouds of butterflies are at the National Butterfly Center because, by planting thousands of plants that the butterflies need for nectar and for caterpillar growth, a butterfly paradise has been created that sustains large populations of hundreds of species of wild butterflies.

Last Update: 2011-09-15
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