Community Science is community-driven and community-led. From iNaturalist observations to bird counts, everyday people are partnering with scientists to better understand our world. That knowledge empowers us to take action on the issues that affect our lives.
Get Involved! CNPS Community Science for California Native Plants
The storms that pummeled California last winter allowed our hardy photosynthetic friends to exhibit a grand display of color palettes as they emerged from the thirsty sands once again to take your breath away.
When the oaks are masting, acorns fall in remarkable numbers, with a mature oak (between 40 and 120 years old) producing upwards of 10,000 acorns. This abundance can alter migration routes of acorn eaters . . .
Conserving the genetic variation of our flora is of utmost importance if we’re to be prepared for future restoration and recovery efforts, especially under the threats of climate change, catastrophic fire, and invasive species.