There are lots of great reasons to be there!
- Gain valuable skills and experience by attending a Pre-Conference Workshop
- Sign up for a Field Trip to visit local botanic hot-spots
- Learn about current conservation research and trends from over 300 presenters in 25 themed sessions, plus all-new Lightning Talks!
- Hear big ideas for the future from keynote and plenary speakers, including Michael Soulé and Jared Farmer
- Socialize, network, share, and connect with the largest gathering of conservationists and native plant enthusiasts in the state of California
- Participate in the Silent Auction
Who attends the Conservation Conference?
Join over 1,000 conservation and native plant enthusiasts in San Jose! Attendees include scientists, conservationists, CNPS chapters, university professors and students, policymakers, professional and amateur botanists, landscaping professionals, and land-use planners from California and beyond.