Join the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) and help ensure that our important work in science, education, horticulture and conservation continues. For over 20 years, we have served as a widely-recognized resource for information about California’s vegetation. Your membership dollars go toward important activities such as monitoring endangered species and habitats, science-based public policy advocacy, plant preserves, invasive plant removal, speaker programs, horticultural workshops and more. About CNPS Use us for scientific research, conservation planning, land management, and assessment of rarity and distribution. The California Native Plant Society is a statewide non-profit organization of amateurs and professionals with a common interest in California's native plants. Suggested Citation; California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. Wreath Masters, a friendly competition between botanic gardens, nurseries, CNPS and other partners throughout the state challenges participants to create holiday wreaths made with California native plants. Accountability | Contact us. California’s Vegetation. We work to promote native plant appreciation, research, education, and conservation. Suggested Citation; California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. The California Native Plant Society is a statewide non-profit organization of amateurs and professionals with a common interest in California's native plants. .Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (online edition, v8-03). Pre-registration is required and many workshops sell out early. Conservation At least one third of California’s native plants are found nowhere else in the world. All proceeds from this plant sale support the conservation and education programs of the California Native Plant Society. Profile Login © Copyright 2010-2018 California Native Plant Society. Ecological restoration is central to the well-being of Indigenous communities, who have tended, burned, and harvested California's ecosystems for millennia. The California Native Plant Society is dedicated to celebrating California's native plant heritage and preserving it for future generations. The Plant Society says the best time to plant California natives is late fall through late winter for areas below 3,000 feet in elevation. The California Native Plant Society is a statewide nonprofit organization seeking to increase understanding and appreciation of California's native plants and to preserve them in their natural habitat through scientific activities, education, conservation, and restoration. CNPS Fall Plant Sales! Education, Donate to CNPS The California Native Plant Society is a statewide nonprofit organization seeking to increase understanding and appreciation of California's native plants and to preserve them in their natural habitat through scientific activities, education, conservation, and restoration. The Sequoia Chapter includes Fresno, Madera, and Kings counties in the heart of the Great Central Valley. All rights reserved. Gardening Both drought-tolerant and riparian (water-way) plants can be native. Your purchases help us continue to do the work we have been doing since 1965. Thank You! Its principal aims are to preserve the native flora and to add to the knowledge of members and the public at large. History. The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the understanding and appreciation of California's native plants and how to conserve them and their natural habitats through education, science, advocacy, horticulture, and land stewardship. Sign up now and secure your spot for 2020 workshops! Structure. This Manual provides a systematic approach to classifying and describing vegetation alliances. We’re on a mission to save California’s native plants and places using both head and heart. Today, the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) announced Vince Scheidt as its interim executive director as the non-profit prepares its search for a new executive director. Plant Science *The database used to provide updates to the Online Inventory is under construction. Shop now. Sequoia: Oct 28- Nov 5th Pickup Nov 8th. The California Native Plant Society for the Riverside-San Bernardino Chapter recently published a guide for planting and watering California natives. California has more plant species than any other state in the nation. CNPS brings together science, education, conservation, and gardening to power the native plant movement. California Grasslands & Vernal Pools Initiative, California Rare Plant Communities Initiative, Vegetation Program Resources & Information, California Native Plant Society Announces Wreath Masters, Recentering Ecological Restoration with Tribal Perspectives, California Native Plant Society Announces Leadership Changes. .Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (online edition, v8-03). All rights reserved. California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. Include your phone number and e-mail on your order, in case there is a pickup or inventory problem. All Major Changes Since 6th Edition, 2001, Rare Plant Status Review Forum | Forum Membership Information | Status Reviewer Form. California Native Plant Society Announces Wreath Masters November 25, 2020 November 25, 2020 Wreath Masters, a friendly competition between botanic gardens, nurseries, CNPS and other partners throughout the state challenges participants to create holiday wreaths made with California native plants. A resource for information about California's rare plants to promote education, scientific research, conservation planning, and effective enforcement of environmental laws. Membership Jobs, © California Native Plant Society. California Native Plant Society plant science training workshops provide botanists, biologists, land managers, and ecologists the scientific skills and practical experience necessary to assess, manage, and protect native plants and lands in California and beyond. View updates and changes made since May 2019 here. The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) announced Vince Scheidt as its interim executive director. California Native Plant Society was founded in 1965 by professional botanists and grassroots activists who, after saving an important native plant garden in Berkeley's Tilden Regional Park, were inspired to create an ongoing organization with the mission to save and promote the native plants of California.. The mission of CNPS is to conserve California native plants and their natural habitats, and increase understanding, appreciation, and horticultural use of native plants.