Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Field Trip

[masked]: The trip is still on!

[masked] UPDATE:  Let's monitor the flooding situation in Austin today to determine if we should trek to Austin tomorrow.  I'll post updates here tonight.


Sorry everyone but I had to change the date on this one! I hope that doesn't cause anyone to miss out!

Many of you suggested a trip to the Wildflower Center. The Center is open 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday-Saturday and 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday. Admission is $9 for adults.  I thought  an early morning tour would have better available light. 


Is there any interest in a guided group tour? If so, please reply by July 1st to allow me time to submit the request to the center. 

We need a minimum of 15 participants to have a guided group tour of the facilities that will begin at 9:30AM. The Center closes at 5:00 PM so I thought  an early morning tour would have better available light. The tour fee will be  $10 per person if we have 15 or more participants.

More to come about transportation and lunch...

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  • Stanley J.

    For anyone that went on the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Field Trip and happen to take a picture of the cute frog on the lily pad near the entrance. The Frog is a Rio Grande Leopard Frog. The one we have around locally and common is the Southern Leopard Frog.

    Once again, I had a great time!!!!

    July 23, 2014

  • Milana C.

    Great meet up! LBJ Center is a great place for photography opportunities. Thank you, Carol, for arranging this.

    1 · July 20, 2014

    • Stanley J.

      Hi Milana, Sorry for the typo. Dun Skipper is with one n not two. My fingers and brain have not figured out how to communicate effectively (lol).

      July 21, 2014

    • Milana C.

      That's alright! Dun Skipper it is. It's so cool that you and Carol know the names of the animals and the insects.

      July 21, 2014

  • Stanley J.

    Thanks Carol for arranging this meet up and for allowing Lynne and I to ride with you. Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center was a fabulous place to enjoy nature and take wildflower and insect pictures. A most enjoyable Saturday indeed!!!!

    1 · July 20, 2014

  • Lynne B.

    I had a great time. Thanks to Carol for doing the driving. If was fun discussing photography for 4 hours in the car with Carol and Stanley. It was hot but the clouds covered the sun most of the time so we had great light.

    1 · July 20, 2014

  • Carol Fox H.

    I can take 3 to 4 pasengers in my car. I live near the elementary school on Rock Prairie and that seems to be a good place to park a car a leave it for the day. I plan to leave about 8:00 AM, since we don't have a specific time we HAVE to be there. Please let me know if you want to ride with me.

    July 10, 2014

    • Xi C.

      Carol, is it still OK to apply for this activity? If so, I could ask some friends whether they will go with us.

      July 18, 2014

    • Carol Fox H.

      Sorry, I was traveling yesterday. I hope you will join us!

      July 19, 2014

  • Carol Fox H.

    Just got home. Sorry for the late post. The trip tomorrow is still on. I'll be in the larking lot of Rock Prairie elementary about 7:40am.

    July 18, 2014

  • Kelley

    I just made reservations to go see my son at Fort Huachuca in Arizona this weekend. I am REALLY sorry that I will miss this trip!

    July 14, 2014

  • Stanley J.

    I am interested in going whether there is a guided tour or not.

    June 26, 2014

  • Kelley

    I would like to do the tour.

    June 9, 2014

  • Stephanie W.

    Darn, I will be out of town for this!

    May 29, 2014

  • Bennie

    Yes I would like to do the tour also, Bennie

    May 24, 2014

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