Collaboration and partnership are essential to the CNPS mission. That’s why we bring our diverse community together on a regular basis to share ideas, hear from experts, and address emerging challenges. From government agencies and universities to individual citizens, we all play a role. Read on to learn about past and upcoming events.
CNPS 2018 Conservation Conference Re-Cap
More than 1,000 people attended the 2018 CNPS Conservation Conference in February. The fun has passed, but we left this year’s event full of resolve, inspiration, and energy. See our highlights and special thank yous.
CNPS Conservation Conferences
Every three years, CNPS holds California’s largest conservation conference, bringing together scientists, academics, students, conservationists, artists, and everyday nature lovers! See the links to recent Conference websites and archives for presentations and more.
Annual CNPS Chapter and Partner Symposia
CNPS chapters and our partners hold regular symposia at different locations throughout the state. These 1-2 day events cover topics including native plant gardening, conservation, and plant science.
Access proceedings and other helpful documents from past symposia.
- CNPS Conservation Symposia Agendas
- Ecology and Management of Rare Plants: a 2002 Symposium of the North Coast Chapter of the California Native Plant Society.
- Ecology, Conservation, and Management of Vernal Pool Ecosystems: Proceedings from the 1996 Conference