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The Biodiversity Center, together with its field stations and collections, is housed at multiple locations.

  • Three affiliated field laboratories are within an hour of campus: the Brackenridge Field Laboratory on Lake Austin Boulevard in Austin, the Stengl Lost Pines Biological Field Station in Smithville and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in South Austin. 
  • Ichthyology and Herpetology collections are at the University's J.J. Pickle Research Campus about eight miles north of the main UT campus.
  • Entomology and Cave Arthropod collections are at the Lake Austin Center Building, adjacent to Brackenridge Field Lab, about 3 miles west of the main UT campus.
  • The Plant Resources Center is in the Main Tower of the UT Campus.
  • Most faculty and research labs associated with the Center are located in Patterson Labs, BIO labs, and the NMS building on the main campus.
  • The Teaching Collections are housed in the BIO labs building on the main campus.
  • The Wildflower Center is in South Austin.
  • The White Family Outdoor Learning Center is in Dripping Springs.
  • The Marine Science Institute is in Port Aransas.
  • The McDonald Observatory is in West Texas in the Davis Mountains.

We've provided a Google map to some of these facilities.