U.S. Wildflower Center among global native seed-collecting initiative

wildflowercenter | February 15, 2011 | More than a dozen staff and volunteers of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ventured to West Texas in fall 2008 as part of this global seed-banking mission. They spent a weekend at The Nature Conservancy’s Davis Mountains Preserve to collect targeted species that include burr seed cucumber.
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Seed-collecting time: Native plant propagation operations in Lake County Forest Preserves

LCFPD | October 27, 2010 | Many of the plants used in Lake County Forest Preserves restoration efforts get their start in the Native Seed Nursery at Rollins Savanna (Grayslake). Volunteers are critical to the work, establishing plants by weeding, mulching, and seed collecting. Explore current LCFPD volunteer opportunities at lcfpd.org/volunteer.
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