Clear Lake Chapter

Chapter Meeting: How the Native Plants of North America Can Be a Useful Resource to You

September 11, 2023

In 1982, the National Wildflower Research Center, now Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, was co-founded by Lady Bird Johnson and Helen Hayes. Joe Marcus guides us through the organization’s journey, providing insights into its evolution and accomplishments. This presentation covers the history of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s Native Plants of North America (NPONA) resource, the current state of the resource, and upcoming changes.

About the Speaker

Joe Marcus, NPONA Program Coordinator at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, holds a Bachelor of Science in horticulture from the University of Georgia in Athens. Mr. Marcus developed and maintained the system for management of plant accession records and garden mapping at the Wildflower Center and manages the plant answer services.

Hosted by Environmental Institute of Houston, University of Houston-Clear Lake.

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