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 plants 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
The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) will be hosting two garden tours this week on Facebook Live. Viewers will be able to take a “virtual” walk through private native plant gardens, one in Berkeley, the other in Sacramento.
A conversation with Tina Andolina, legislative director for CA Sen. Ben Allen and California Native Plant Society Legislative Staff Person of the Year.
CNPS East Bay Chapter and Mountain View Cemetery Reach Settlement Protecting Live Oaks and Funding Woodland RestorationThanks to recent efforts by the CNPS East Bay Chapter, Mountain View Cemetery has agreed to implement measures to protect at-risk oak trees during grading and construction and plant additional oak trees if needed.