Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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– To conserve, restore and create healthy landscapes – That’s the mission of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Southwest Austin. Through innovative research, the center focusses on showing the beauty and usefulness of native plants in everyday life. It all started back in 1982, when our former first lady, Lady Bird Johnson, started an organization to “protect and preserve North America’s native plants and natural landscapes,” as stated in the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center web site. In addition to various exhibits of native plants, the Center also helps users develop “comprehensive educational materials and consults on landscape development projects of all sizes to capitalize on the ability of native landscapes to improve communities.”

 

Aperture: ƒ/7.1
Camera: PENTAX X90
Taken: 4 September, 2010
Focal length: 119.6mm
ISO: 80
Location: 30° 11′ 6.1034400382226″ N 97° 52′ 26.822906641001″ W
Shutter speed: 1/200s