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 across the United States.
Address: 3015 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77098
Native Plant Focus: To conserve the wetlands, native prairies, and working landscape on the Katy Prairie, a historic tallgrass prairie in the Greater Houston, Texas region.
Description: The mission of the Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) is to protect a sustainable portion of the Katy Prairie for its wildlife and for all Texans forever. Long-term goals are to: protect at least 50,000 acres of the Katy Prairie; manage protected land in an environmentally responsible manner; involve the local community and various stakeholders in protecting the prairie; promote economic incentives to ensure the prairie’s long-term conservation; educate the public about the importance of the Katy Prairie and the need to preserve it; and conduct scientific research as needed to accomplish KPC’s mission.
Last Update: 2013-02-16
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