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 Tierra y Flora and an inspiring Instagram presence, she’ invigorating a movement between Southern California indigenous cultures and the plants that make it home.
From the Blog
The Tamalpais Lands Collaborative (TLC), a forward-thinking coalition, works to map every bit of the vegetation in biodiversity hotspot 828-square-mile Marin county.
Natalie had lost ten acres and dozens of trees to the 2017 wine country fires. With the help of CNPS, she has now planted 21 oak seedlings and is watching her land come back from the fire.
Just as we take a breather from the recent Centennial development decision, another leapfrog mega-development is threatening precious Southern California habitat – this time at the southern border of Joshua Tree National Park.