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Austin
 
Beverly S Sheffield Education Center
 
2201 Barton Springs Dr
 
Austin TX   78746 
  Phone   512 478-3170
 
Web Site  http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/splash/
 
Description  Splash ! Into the Edwards Aquifer exhibit, former pool bathhouse holds                     simulated limestone cave with live aquatic species, displays
 
Type of Resource   Nature
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Ecology
 
Owner/Operator:  City of Austin
 
New or Updated:  5/20/2004
 

  Austin

  Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

  4801 La Crosse Blvd

  Austin TX  78739    

  Phone   512 292-4100

  Alt Phone   512 292-4100

  Web Site  http://www.wildflower.org/

  Description  300 acres, 500 species of native plants,16 gardens, nature trails, rooftop rainwater harvesting system, aqueduct, learning center

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical

  New or Updated:         8/26/2005
 

  Texas

  Austin

  Wild Basin Wilderness

  805 N Capital of Texas Hwy 360

  Austin   TX     78746    

  Phone   512 327-7622

  Web Site  www.wildbasin.org/

  Description  227 acres with 2 1/2 miles of trails through varied habitats

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Preserve

  New or Updated:        12/28/2005

  Beaumont
 
Big Thicket National Preserve
 
2912 FM 420 Road
 
Beaumont  TX  77625 
  Phone   409 246-2337
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/bith/
 
Description  9 land units, 6 water corridors, 97000 acres, International Bioshpere                     Reserve, Globally Important Bird Area
 
Type of Resource   Nature
 
Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve
 
New or Updated:  5/19/2004

  TX

  Bellaire

  Nature Discovery Center

  7112 Newcastle

  Bellaire TX   77401    

  Phone  713 667-6550

  Web Site http://www.naturediscoverycenter.org/

  E-mail  mailto:mail@naturediscoverycenter.org

  Description  hands on nature activities in former Henshaw House in 4 acre park

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:  1/9/2007

Texas
Dallas
Dallas World Aquarium
1801 N Griffin Street
Dallas TX 75202
Phone 214 720-2224
Web Site www.dwazoo.com
Description
Type of Resource Nature
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium

  Fort Worth
 
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
 
9601 Fossil Ridge Road
 
Fort Worth  TX   76135
 
Phone   817 237-1111
 
Web Site  http://www.fwnaturecenter.org/
 
Alt Web  http://www.savvycenter.com/explorer/areas/infopages/fwcenter.htm
 
Description  forests, prairies, wetlands, 25milesof trails in 3600 acres
 
Type of Resource   Nature
 
Kind of Activity   Trails
 
Nature of Group or Site  Nature Center
 
New or Updated:   7/2/2004

Texas
Galveston
Rainforest at Moody Gardens
1 Hope Boulevard
Galveston TX 77554
Phone
Web Site www.moodygardens.com
Toll Free 800 582-4673
Description
Type of Resource Nature

  Johnson City

  Red McCombs Wildlife

  1746 Rm One

  Johnson City                         TX           78636    

  Phone   830 868-7301

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.aza.org/FindZooAquarium/mccombs@tstar.net

  Description

  Type of Resource   Nature

  New or Updated:             7/31/2004
 

  Texas

  San Antonio

  Japanese Tea Gardens

  3875 N St Mary's Street

  San Antonio   TX 78212    

  Phone   210 735-0663

  Web Site  http://hotx.com/sunkengarden/

  Description  former limestone quarry holds Japanese garden

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Garden

  Group Identity   Japanese

  New or Updated:  8/28/2004

San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Place
San Antonio TX 78209
Phone 210 207-3263
Web Site www.sabot.org
E-mail donpylant@sabot.org
Description global and local plants
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Garden
Field of Study/Science Facility Botanical
 

  Texas

  San Marcos

  Aquarena Springs Center

  Address  921 Aquarena Springs Drive

  San Marcos   TX           78666    

  Phone   512 245-7570

  Web Site  http://www.continuing-ed.swt.edu/aquarena/

  Description  environmental education with exhibits on endangered species, wetlands,

                    floating walkway, glass bottom boat tours

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Aquarium

  New or Updated:  7/4/2004

San Marcos
Wonder World
1000 Prospect Street
San Marcos TX 78666
Phone 512 392-3760
Web Site http://www.wonderworldpark.com/
Description earthquake fault line cave, wildlife park with deer, 110 foot observation tower, anti-gravity house, waterfall
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Cave
 
Nature of Group or Site Animals

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