Nebraska Authors

James H. Locklear

The author, a botanist, studied endangered plants for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Nature Conservancy.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Botany; Plant Conservation; Botanical Gardens; Great Plains


Dyck Arboretum of the Plains in Kansas
Nebraska Statewide Arboretum
Director of Conservation at Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, Nebraska

Places Worked

Executive Director of Nebraska Statewide Arboretum


American Public Gardens Association
Audubon Society of Omaha
Iowa Prairie Network
The Nature Conservancy
Nebraska Ornithologists’ Union
North American Rock Garden Society
Prairie Plains Resource Institute
Wachiska Audubon Society


Phlox: A Natural History and Gardener's Guide. 2011.

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