Topic: The Nature Conservancy

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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Wildflower Center director honored

Oct. 3, 2007
Wildflower Center director honored

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Executive Director Susan Rieff was honored by The Nature Conservancy for her conservation efforts with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its 13th annual Conservation Leadership Awards luncheon on Oct. 4.

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