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
Been reading about the insect apocalypse and declining monarch butterfly populations? Find out why native insects important, and how to support them in a garden.
Are you represented by one of these five legislators? Take action this week to support California native plant seed-banking.
CNPS is tracking at least 14 wildfire, fire-safety, and forest fuels-related bills focused on four very important areas.