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Lawn of Native Grasses Beats Traditional Lawn For Lushness, Weed Resistance, Researchers Say

Lawn of Native Grasses Beats Traditional Lawn For Lushness, Weed Resistance, Researchers Say

A lawn of native grasses beats a traditional lawn grass for lushness, weed resistance, according to an ecologist from Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of The University of Texas at Austin.

New Landscape Rating System to Transform the Industry, Complete Green Building Puzzle

A partnership of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin and the U.S. Botanic Garden today released the nation's first rating system for the design, construction and maintenance of sustainable landscapes, with or without buildings.

Creative Research Laboratory Presents Evolving Exhibition “A Strange Land” with the Blanton Museum of Art

Event: "A Strange Land" is an evolving, project-based exhibition presented by the Creative Research Laboratory (CRL) in collaboration with the Blanton Museum of Art. It explores themes of citizenship, urbanization, landscape and cultural modification as it develops over the course of two weeks. The gallery is transformed into an artist studio, exhibition space and communal…   » Continue Reading

Experts for Earth Day 2008: Researchers Offer Environmental Perspectives

Earth Day 2008 will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 22. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on topics ranging from building sustainable communities to plant ecology and environmental policies.