People Category Archive
The Draw of Nature - How the act of creating foster community
Buzzworthy - Bigger isn’t always better — especially if you’re a bee trying to survive climate change
Don’t Look Down - Women arborists are scaling new heights
What’s in a Name? - On blankets, firewheels and "Indians"
Reflections and Reclamation - Black Botanists Week recognizes a long legacy — and embraces a growing future
Reading the Rings - What dendrochronology can tell us about sunspots, jet streams, pirates and gardening
The Influencers - Acknowledging the impact of Black women on American horticulture
To Witness Water - How self-care could impact urban design and water conservation
Planted - The challenge of finding one’s place and growing in it
Field Guided - Native plants and the local landscape in Texas art
Still Life - Drawing nature to soothe the inflamed mind
Science Spotlight: Dr. Suzanne Simard - Unearthing the wood wide web
Crowdsourcing Conservation - How one determined botanist is teaming up and heading out
Love Letters - A group of conservation biologists is spreading the plant love
Grounds for Play - Nature play lets parents chill and kids lead
With Botany and Two Burros - An intrepid, early botanist still inspires today
The Go-Getters - This clutch of inspirational young people is acting with the future in mind
Fort Hood’s Native Plant Brigade - A tale of people (and pollinators) connecting over plants
In the Doing of It - What we can learn from the love and loss of a landscape
Nature Redux - It’s never too late to become a Junior Ranger
In the Flesh - Meet eight people who've made a lifelong commitment to native plants
Survival Guide - Rancho Lomitas’ Benito Treviño gives new meaning to living off the land
Coming Home - One man learns to see nature for the first time, again
Bluebells and Bunnies - A beloved artist and author shared her favorite native plants with the world
Natural Disaster - Sometimes it’s the little things (we dislike) that bring us together
Nature Speaks Universally - Being in tune with nature makes the human experience complete
What’s the Buzz - An assistant professor reflects on a life's work inspired by pollinators and plants
Edible Kingdom - Hyper-local food is Chef Jesse Griffiths' jam.
Be Like Lady Bird - Mrs. Johnson was an inspiring woman. Learn how you can be more like her.
Native Texan Puts Down More Roots - Nanette Whitten and her (literal) grass roots movement.
Acts of Beauty - Mrs. Johnson is widely remembered as the environmental first lady for good reason.
What’s in a Name? - Uncover the fearless explorers behind many of our favorite native plants.
Baubles and Botanicals - Botanical jewelry showcases the beauty of native plants in a new way.
Natural Wonder - Centennial celebrations honor Lady Bird.
Stamp of Approval - A new postal stamp honors Lady Bird Johnson.
The Lady Bird We Knew … - Remembering Mrs. Johnson on the one-hundredth anniversary of her birth.
People Power - Tangible results and a sense of community drive volunteer work.
A Word About Our Co-Founder - It is easy for people to assume that Lady Bird was the only founder of the Wildflower Center. Not true.
Portrait of a Lady - All her life, Mrs. Johnson brought beauty to her sprawling family, to the Texas Hill Country she loved and to the nation that loved her.
Environmental First Lady - Lady Bird Johnson's sense of place came from being close to the land as a child, and its impact never left her.
Q&A: Gary Smith - Gary Smith likes to share success stories that help him espouse the virtues of designing with native plants. Among them is a story of how a mass planting of Rhododendron austrinums at an Eastern U.S. garden profoundly impacted one visitor.
Q&A: Carol Franklin - Since 1975, Philadelphia-based landscape architecture firm Andropogon Associates has been a pioneer in the area of ecological planning and design.