Topic: Green roof

Sustainability Classes New Focus of Spring Wildflower Center Informal Offerings

Jan. 6, 2009

Event: A free class on how to garden to combat global warming and a new series of classes for the public about making sustainable landscape choices are among the 16 Go Native U options this spring from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and Texas Union Informal Classes at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Green Roofs Differ in Building Cooling, Water Handling Capabilities

July 28, 2008

The first study to compare the performance of different types of green roofs has been completed by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin and suggests that buyers shouldn't assume these roofs are created equal.

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Sustainability 101

March 2, 2008

Experts from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center stress the importance of using native plants, gray/recycled water and nontoxic organic fertilizers and pesticides.

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