People Category Archive

Natural Disaster Illustration Nash Natural Disaster - Sometimes it’s the little things (we dislike) that bring us together.
López with his daughters in the Cathedral Oaks portion of our Texas Arboretum. Photo: Joanna Wojtkowiak 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.
Jesse Griffiths. Photo: Jodi Horton Edible Kingdom - Hyper-local food is Chef Jesse Griffiths' jam.
Lady Bird Johnson at Padre Island National Seashore. Photo by Robert Knudsen, courtesy of the LBJ Library Be Like Lady Bird - Mrs. Johnson was an inspiring woman. Learn how you can be more like her.
Nanette Whitten. Photo: Jo Ann Santangelo Native Texan Puts Down More Roots - Nanette Whitten and her (literal) grass roots movement.
Lady Bird Johnson stands in a field of wildflowers alongside a Texas state highway. The first lady inspired the Highway Beautification Act of 1965, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this October. Doing so set in motion a number of roadside-related initiatives that endure to this day. Photo by Unknown/Wildflower Center Archives Acts of Beauty - Mrs. Johnson is widely remembered as the environmental first lady for good reason.
<?php the_title(); ?> What’s in a Name? - Uncover the fearless explorers behind many of our favorite native plants.
<?php the_title(); ?> Baubles and Botanicals - Botanical jewelry showcases the beauty of native plants in a new way.
<?php the_title(); ?> Natural Wonder - Centennial celebrations honor Lady Bird.
<?php the_title(); ?> Stamp of Approval - A new postal stamp honors Lady Bird Johnson.
<?php the_title(); ?> The Lady Bird We Knew … - Remembering Mrs. Johnson on the one-hundredth anniversary of her birth.
<?php the_title(); ?> People Power - Tangible results and a sense of community drive volunteer work.
Lady Bird Johnson and Helen Hayes 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.
<?php the_title(); ?> 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.
<?php the_title(); ?> 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.
<?php the_title(); ?> 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.
<?php the_title(); ?> 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.

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