Topic: Flo Oxley

Global Seed Banking Milestone Celebrated by Wildflower Center, 122 Other Organizations

Oct. 15, 2009

An international partnership of 54 countries led by the United Kingdom's Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is celebrating a decade of work to set aside seeds for future generations from 10 percent of the world's wild flowering species.

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Millennium Seed Bank project

March 22, 2009

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is the first non-governmental organization to be invited to participate in the Millennium Seed Bank (MSB) Project, a global plant conservation effort developed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom.

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Wildflower Center cultivates kids' connection with nature through national program

July 28, 2008

First Bloom: On a Saturday afternoon in March, a group of Austin area kids stood on a trail at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, ribbing each other.

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Unwanted guests

July 18, 2008

Flo Oxley, director of plant conservation and education at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, plays games with elementary school kids to help them learn to identify native versus invasive plant and animal species.

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Pollination Habits of Endangered Texas Rice Revealed to Help Its Preservation

July 15, 2008

A type of wild rice that only grows in a small stretch of the San Marcos River is likely so rare because it plays the sexual reproduction game poorly, a study led by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin has revealed.

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