water wise landscaping

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.

The Water Efficiency in Federal Buildings and Campuses page provides agencies with resources on how to increase water efficiency and conservation.
The Water Education Network highlights Texas A&M Agrilife Extension's resources and programs focusing on water conservation, water management, irrigation, and water quality.
The Green Infrastructure Modeling Tools model the impacts of green infrastructure on watersheds, air quality, and energy consumption.
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 Smart Controller Program allows for the City of Frisco's licensed irrigators to check irrigation systems for inefficiencies, set the controller to current watering recommendations, subscribe the resident to the WaterWise emails, and create a partnership with residents for educational purposes. 

The Elmer Avenue Neighborhood Retrofit transformed a typical residential street into a model "green street" by incorporating stormwater best management practices (BMPs) that capture and filter runoff from a 40-acre area. 

Klyde Warren Park is a landmark central open space, which spans the 8-lane, sunken Woodall Rogers Freeway, bridging Dallas' Uptown and Arts District neighborhoods. It is the world's largest suspended infrastructure to contain a park and provides a new programmed public space that physically, socially, and culturally connects two bustling districts.