Topic: Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens

Wildflower Center Awards $638,000 to Protect Endangered Species

Nov. 1, 2012

Eight organizations supporting the conservation of federally endangered species have been awarded grants totaling $637,858 distributed by The University of Texas at Austin's Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. The one-year Endangered Species Conservation Grants are to conduct conservation research or set aside habitat to assist the recovery of Texas' black-capped vireo, golden-cheeked warbler, Navasota ladies' tresses, Texas prairie dawn and Tobusch fishhook cactus.

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