California is a biodiversity hotspot.
We save the plants that make it so.
How can you make a difference today?
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
Recent News & Stories
Dr. Jun Bando will begin her new role as CNPS Executive Director on Oct. 10.
The scale of extreme wildfire in California requires quick and decisive action, but to avoid further catastrophe, the proposed Los Padres National Forest ERP must implemented with careful consideration of their environmental impacts.
A California native plant garden can fit every type of style and budget. Find inspiration and resources here!