Here's a list of places on the Internet that we think
you might find useful as you begin to plant and care for
your native seeds. Enjoy! And if you have a favorite place
you'd like to share, send the address by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We'll take a look and consider whether we think it will
be of interest to our visitors. If it is, we'll add it
to the list.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
A non-profit educational organization headquartered in
Austin, Texas. An outstanding resource for landscaping
professionals and developers as well as individual gardeners.
Plant your feet firmly in Texas soil: GO TEXAN when
Texas' agricultural bounty is sweeping across the
state, the nation and the world with the GO TEXAN
message. Simply put, it means to look for agricultural
products made or grown in Texas to know you're getting
for the GO TEXAN logo to point the way. Want to
know more? Call 1.877.99GO-TEX or visit www.gotexan.org.
Parks and Wildlife: The Plant Life of Texas
to Texas native plant information.
Prairies Association of Texas
Non-profit membership organization dedicated to the conservation,
restoration, and appreciation of native prairies in Texas
and throughout the United States.
Plant Society of Texas
Promotes the conservation, research and utilization of
the native plants and plant habitats of Texas through
education, outreach, and example.
A Houston-area nonprofit offering gardening classes for backyard gardeners and community gardeners on growing vegetables and fruits, composting, organic techniques and more.
Native Plant Society
Purpose is to encourage the study, protection, propagation,
appreciation and use of Oklahoma's native plants.
The Native Plant Project's primary objective is the compilation
and dissemination of information about plants native to
the lower Rio Grande Valley
Master Naturalist Program
Dedicated to providing instruction and volunteer opportunities
for adults who wish to educate their community and demonstrate
beneficial management of natural resources in Texas.
Wildlife Federation Wildlife Habitats
Tools to start your own Backyard, Schoolyard, Workplace
or Community Wildlife Habitat!
Ones -- Natural Landscapers, Ltd.
A non-profit organization with a mission to educate and
share information with members and community at the "plant-roots"
level and to promote biodiversity and environmentally
This site includes tons of information for beginners and
experienced gardeners alike.
Maintains and generates data and reports about plants.
PCA Members and Cooperators work collectively to solve
the problems of native plant extinction and native habitat
restoration, ensuring the preservation of our ecosystem.
Build a Prairie
A fun and educational "build your own prairie" site by Bell Museum to learn more about prairie ecology.
Species Information System
Gateway to Federal efforts concerning invasive species.
Dedicated to the study, conservation, cultivation and
restoration of North America's native flora from the Panama
Canal to the North Pole.
The Center for Plant Conservation
A national coalition dedicated to conserving and restoring the rare native plants of the United States. The
CPC is a coalition of conservation-minded institutions from across the United States that understands the
importance of saving plants from extinction.
Bring Back the Monarchs
Monarch Watch is a nonprofit educational outreach program based at the University of Kansas that focuses on the monarch butterfly, its habitat, and its spectacular fall migration.
of North America
Users looking to identify an unknown butterfly or moth can browse
this collection of thumbnail photos and jump to a particular
species account and distribution map.
Coastal Prairie Partnership
The mission of the Coastal Prairie Partnership is to promote the conservation and restoration of Coastal Prairie ecosystems.
Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area
Tandy Hills Natural Area is a 160 acre indigenous remnant of prairie located in the heart of Fort Worth, Texas. The land was obtained by the City of Fort Worth Parks Department in the 1960's and is currently managed by the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. Wonderful organized events, and beautiful photographs on this recently updated website.