drought tolerant

The Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center's mission is to inspire the use of native plants and to improve water quality, provide habitat for wildlife, and enhance human health and happiness.

The Water Wise Landscape Tour is an annual educational tour of residential homes with drought-tolerant, native, and adapted landscapes. The tour is free of charge to residents to visit homes.

Water Data for Texas offers data, information, and resources on the status, impacts, outlook, and response to drought conditions in Texas.
The Texas SmartScape program educates citizens on the ecological, economic and aesthetic benefits of using landscaping plants, shrubs, grasses and trees that are native or adapted to our regional climate and local conditions. The program also promotes education on pollution prevention through efficient and effective water use for citizens' benefit.

The Green Tracks pilot project was commissioned by the transit authority in Maryland and developed by a multi-disciplinary project team to investigate and determine the feasibility of installing and maintaining a vegetated track system on a commuter light rail in Maryland. 

The development effort of the Market Square project involved historic renovation and adaptive use of the larger historic building and a complete renovation and recladding of the smaller building. The entire complex is located on a one-block site in the Mid-Market area of downtown San Francisco, a recently emerged location for tech tenants and new multifamily development.