CNPS is a conservation organization that celebrates and saves California’s globally important plants and places. Our passionate staff and volunteers help conserve California native plants and their natural habitats, and increase understanding, appreciation, and horticultural use of native plants.
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CNPS Needs Volunteers
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Latest news and stories
In Unanimous 5-0 Vote, Calabasas City Council Rejects Destructive West Village Project –– and Saves Critical Woodland and Riparian Habitat
The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) launched its fully-rebuilt and updated Rare Plant Inventory (RPI) database and website. The Inventory is a widely-used resource guiding rare plant protection, conservation planning, land acquisition, and management in California.
Cassy Aoyagi, president of FormLA®Landscaping, shows us around her garden in the Tujunga foothills, sharing the features that protect it from wildfire.