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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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Jacob's Well Natural Area

Address: 221 Woodacre Drive
P. O. Box 2534
Wimberley, TX 78676

Region: Southwest

Phone: 512 847-1231
Web: www.jacobswellspring.org

Organization Structure: Private Non Profit
Organization Scope: City/Local
Organization Type: Nature Conservancy

Services this organization provides

  • Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
  • Work on restoration projects
  • Natural habitat management
  • Provide educational programming
  • Open to the public
  • Membership program
  • Offer public programs, trips, seminars, etc.

Native Plant Focus: To engage the community in land and water stewardship at the Jacob's Well Natural Area through education, research and personal experience to sustain the health of our watersheds and aquifers.

Description: Just north of the Village of Wimberley is the Jacobís Well Natural Area. The water flowing from Jacobís Well, which is actually an artesian spring, is pushed forth naturally from the Trinity Aquifer roughly 140 feet below the surface. With layered limestone cliffs on one side, a vibrantly vegetated bank on the other and a lively riparian area alongside the creek, the gem of the Texas Hill Country has a way of enchanting visitors of all ages.

Last Update: 2014-08-25
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