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 throughout North America. Click here to add your organization to the directory. Affiliates are organizations that partner with the Wildflower Center to encourage the preservation and use of native plants in different regions of the country.
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.