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March 2015

Chapter Resources


Final Reminder: We're taking orders for 2015 CNPS Directories. Each chapter gets 2 free copies. Chapters can order additional copies for about $8.00 + shipping*. Please send your chapter order to Deidre at by March 31, 2015.
Directories were distributed at the March Chapter Council, but if your chapter was unable to attend, 2 directories will be shipped to your chapter president (unless otherwise noted) after March 31 along with any additional copies you purchase.
*price per item changes slightly, depending on how many orders we receive.

2015 DIRECTORY ONLINE: A PDF version of the updated directory is available on Follow the instructions below to access the 2015 directory online**.

1) Go to, click on Admin (upper right corner)
2) Click on the flower logo and enter the Login: ***, and Password: ***
3) Click on the 2015 Directory and enter the password: CNPS2015Directory

**Personal information and contact details given to the California Native Plant Society including, but not limited to, names, mailing and e-mail addresses and telephone and fax numbers are for internal CNPS's communication only, with content relating directly to CNPS's programs and mission, and cannot be used otherwise without the express written approval of the CNPS's Executive Director.


Final Reminder: Chapters can order magnetic name tags (image sample below) for about $7.00 + shipping*. To place an order, please fill out the order form and send it to Deidre at by March 31, 2015.
*price per item changes slightly, depending on how many orders we receive.



Be sure to request insurance early for your spring events. Depending on the type of event and requirements set by your venue, it can take up to 6 weeks to obtain insurance for your chapter's event. We recommend submitting insurance requests even earlier than that. Are you unsure if you need to request insurance? Contact Becky Reilly for information and forms at . Also, refer to the Event Insurance Information PDF on the Admin page of



A Manual of California's Vegetation, 2nd Edition is now available online. With more than double the information contained in the first edition, this new online display improves the accessibility of much needed natural resource materials. The new system provides biologists, land managers, agency staff, restoration ecologists, conservation planners, and casual users with tools for simple and advanced data searches, based on a set of search criteria.



Do you have a chapter event happening during California Native Plant Week, April 11th – April 19th? Be sure to add your event to the CNPS Events calendar so we can help spread the word! Here are instructions on adding events to the calendar. For questions about this calendar, please email .



Registration is now open for 3 workshops: Measuring & Monitoring Plant Populations, Intro to Plant Family Identification, and Vegetation Rapid Assessment/Releve. These workshops provide professional training and scientific resources for botanists, biologists, ecologists, and more. For complete details, registration, and the full 2015 schedule, visit For questions, contact Becky at .



On May 5, 2015, CNPS is participating in a local fundraising challenge for the Sacramento region called the BIG Day of Giving. For 24 hours, online donations of $25 or more made to CNPS through will help us to be eligible to win prizes ranging from $500 to $5000! Watch for CNPS's campaign on our Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages (hashtag: #BIGDoG2015) and in the e-newsletter as the date approaches to learn how you can participate and help CNPS raise more money to support our mission.

P.S. Please contact Stacey at for BIG Day of Giving logos and verbiage to include in your chapter newsletters and Facebook pages to help spead the word!



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