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.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Address: 4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: (512) 912-7011
Fax: (512) 912-7058
Organization Scope: State/Regional
Organization Type: Natural Heritage
Services this organization provides
- Inventory and/or monitor endangered/rare species
- Work on restoration projects
- Natural habitat management
- Support research with grants, awards, etc.
- Conducts research
- Publish research
- Provide educational programming
- Open to the public
Native Plant Focus: Rare plant conservation, preservation, and recovery.
Publications: Many leaflets on most of the listed endangered plants: Also a book
Description: TPWD is a state agency with the responsibility for Texas wildlife. The Wildlife Diversity Program addresses all organisms. Within the program, there are several botanists who focus on conserving rare plants.