Topic: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Landscape Rating System Publicly Available

June 10, 2015

Today, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) announced its acquisition of the SITES rating system developed through a collaborative, interdisciplinary effort of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), and the United States Botanic Garden.

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Lebermann Foundation Creates UT Endowments for Medical School, Liberal Arts

Feb. 27, 2015

The Lebermann Foundation of Austin has committed $1.5 million to create two endowments at The University of Texas at Austin honoring the parents of former Austin civic leader Lowell Lebermann.

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App Makes ID of Harmful Plants, Insects in Texas a Snap

Aug. 28, 2014

A free mobile app called TX Invasives is now available from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin for identifying harmful non-native plant, insect and other invasive species statewide.

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SITES Program Certifies Sustainable Landscape Projects from Seattle to Atlanta

Aug. 7, 2014

The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) program has certified four new landscapes, including a pocket park in Washington state, a mixed-use development in northern California, a historic Civil-War era preserve in New York, and the headquarters of an architecture firm in Georgia.

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Sustainable Landscape Rating System Available for Worldwide Use

June 24, 2014

The most comprehensive system for developing sustainable landscapes, the SITES v2 Rating System, has been released by the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) program for use by landscape architects, designers, engineers, architects, developers, policymakers and others who work in land design and development.

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