California is a biodiversity hotspot.
We save the plants that make it so.

2022 CONFERENCE

2022 CONFERENCE

GARDENING IN A DROUGHT

GARDENING IN A DROUGHT

gardening soil; Image: Adobe
SAGING THE WORLD

SAGING THE WORLD

Photo of Norma Meza, Kumeyaay
BIODIVERSITY INITIATIVES

BIODIVERSITY INITIATIVES

Hiker walking up a hill with the sunset and city behind; Image: Adobe
IMPROVED RARE PLANT INVENTORY

IMPROVED RARE PLANT INVENTORY

California jewelflower (Caulanthus californicus) Photo: David Magney
NATUREHOOD

NATUREHOOD

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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

Plants are the foundation of our ecosystems.

Saving plants
saves places.

Credit Dennis Mudd.

Supports the
web of life.

California coastline. Credit Bob Wick.

Saves the California
we love.

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