Members make a difference.
What We Do
We’re on a mission to save California’s native plants and places using both head and heart. CNPS brings together science, education, conservation, and gardening to power the native plant movement.
Why We Do It
California has more plant species than any other state in the nation.
At least one third of California’s native plants are found nowhere else in the world.
Plants are the foundation of our ecosystems.
web of life.
Saves the California
Recent News & Stories
CNPS has announced its 2019-20 student grant recipients. Get to know our rising researchers!
California’s outgoing chief consultant to the Senate talks environmental policy past, present, and future.
Join conservation photographers Rob Badger and Nita Winter for the book’s launch party on Sunday, Jan. 26 at Seager Gray Gallery in Mill Valley from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.