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The communications office of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin provides media with timely, accurate information about the Wildflower Center. Below are recent press releases related to Center events and to staff expertise on conservation practices, native plant gardening, nature education, and native plant resources and research findings. For more information or photos beyond those on the newsroom site, please contact:

    Media Manager
Barbra Rodriguez
512.232.0105
brodriguez@wildflower.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 2, 2008

Wildflower Center Free Admission Day July 11

What:  The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is offering a free admission day and free wildflower seed packets for all visitors to recognize the anniversary of Mrs. Johnson's death.

When:  9 a.m. to 5: 30 p.m. Friday, July 11

Where:  Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX

Background: In honor of Lady Bird Johnson, who died July 11, 2007, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin will be open to the public at no charge on Friday, July 11. Visitors will also receive a free packet of wildflower seeds in memory of our environmental first lady.

To learn about an exhibit to honor Lady Bird that opened Memorial Day weekend in Washington D.C., go to: http://www.wildflower.org/feature/?id=16. To learn more about Lady Bird Johnson, go to: http://www.wildflower.org/ladybird/

For more information about the Wildflower Center, call 512-232-0100, or visit http://www.wildflower.org/

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