Who we are
California Native Plant Society is a diverse mix of scientists, gardeners, students, conservationists, and horticulture experts. Together, we’re each doing our part to save and celebrate California’s incredible native plant heritage.
Long Beach resident, Blanca Diaz, is changing her community’s connection to plants and the natural world. Through her organization Flora y Tierra and an inspiring Instagram presence, she’ invigorating a movement between Southern California indigenous cultures and the plants that make it home.
From the Blog
Scientists are studying plant-pollinator interactions to shift our "save the bees" perspective to include the variety of wild bees in California.
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.