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
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.
Many California native plants are great for arrangements. Learn which ones to grow a garden to bring a sense of place indoors.
Bavikatte calls for solidarity with Indigenous peoples worldwide who are fighting for the right to care for their homelands, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it’s a necessity.