CNPS Calendar of Events

OCCNPS Membership Day at Tree of Life

Tree of Life Nursery 33201 CA-74, San Juan Capistrano, CA, United States

Join us Saturday, February 24 for our annual OCCNPS Membership Day at Tree of Life Nursery and the TOLN Spring Plant Sale. Theme: Inspiring the Next Generation  EVENT HIGHLIGHTS CNPS members get a 10% discount off plants purchased. Join or renew your membership with OCCNPS and get a free native plant. Dan Songster will be […]

Introduction to Carex (Sedges) Workshops

Cal Poly Humboldt Arcata, United States

Introduction to Carex (Sedges) Workshops At Cal Poly Humboldt, Arcata, CA. Two all-day Workshops 9am - 5pm, Workshop 1: March 11, 2024 Workshop 2: March 12, 2024 Sponsored by The California Native Plant Society, North Coast Chapter and the Cal Poly Humboldt Natural History Museum Carex is the most speciose genus of flowering plants in […]

Overview of Naturehood: CNPS Native Plant Gardening Webinars


Join us to learn about the webinars to get you growing with California native plants! When you garden with native plants, you cultivate a beauty unique to California, provide invaluable habitat, conserve precious resources and restore connections to the environment around you. With native plants, you have the power to make a difference in your […]

CNPS Garden Ambassador Seasonal Garden Visits – RSVP only

27000 Pierce Ranch Road, Davis CA 95616

Patricia Carpenter’s Seasonal Spring Ramble Register here for the event You are invited to enjoy Patricia’s native garden on a typical early spring day.  The garden, a secluded 1-acre wild escape on the slough, is located west of Davis. Started in 2005, it now features about 400 species and cultivars of California native plants. Visit […]

Spring Wildflower Walk in Low Gap Park

Low Gap Park 841 Low Gap Road, Ukiah, CA, United States

Each month we'll walk to observe the progression of spring along the same trail that follows up Orr Creek and then loop back around. Meet at the benches near the tennis courts. Wear good hiking shoes. Rain will cancel. We have wildflower guides to share which you can help support with a $1.00 donation.

Plant hike on Mill Creek’s Scorpion Trail

Mill Creek Park Ridge Trailhead 4VFF+HQ, Ukiah, United States

You are invited to join us for a plant hike on the steep Scorpion trail of Mill Creek Canyon. The lower slopes are made up of shady canyon live oak plant communities, which change at the upper elevations to Oregon white oak, black oak, and finally chaparral at the top. We'll cap registration at 20 […]


Santa Rita Experimental Range Green Valley, AZ, United States

Join the Bryophyte Chapter for our annual foray and meeting, SO BE FREE, to be held this year in the Santa Rita Mountains, south of Tucson, AZ. The main focus is on mosses, liverworts and hornworts, but we welcome experts on other groups as well. We will have field trips to a variety of habitats, […]

Growing Natives Garden Tour – Santa Clara Valley Chapter

Growing Natives Garden Tour (GNGT) is a free, self-guided tour of gardens located throughout Santa Clara county and part of San Mateo county featuring a large majority of California native plants that are beautiful, water-wise, low maintenance, with minimal or no chemical use, and habitat havens for birds, butterflies and pollinators. California's native plant gardens […]

Gardens Gone Native Plant Tour – Sacramento Valley Chapter

Sacramento CA, United States

11th Annual GGN Tour April 27th, 9:30-4pm 2024 Register here The Gardens Gone Native tour is a free garden tour featuring thirty plus California native plant home and school gardens in the Sacramento region. Gardens are comprised predominantly of California native plants in the urban landscape. These gardens feature a variety of ways in which […]

Late Spring Low Gap Park Wildflower Walk

Low Gap Park 841 Low Gap Road, Ukiah, CA, United States

You are invited to join us for a wildflower walk at Low Gap Park in Ukiah from 10:00 to noon on Saturday morning, April 27. We will meet at the tables near the tennis courts at 10:00. Wear good hiking shoes and dress for the weather, although the hike will be cancelled if it’s raining. […]