CNPS Calendar of Events

International Herb Symposium Film & Photography Festival: Saging the World


Saging the World has recently been awarded the Gladstar Award in the 2022 International Herb Symposium Film Festival! The International Herb Symposium Film Festival is a collaboration project by United Plant Savers, The International Herb Symposium and Boreal Night Films. We hope to inspire those who wish to record and document the world of plants and the […]

A Forest for the Trees: An Immersive Art Experience

Ace Mission Studios 490 South Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA

A Forest for the Trees, an ambitious immersive show created and directed by visionary artist Glenn Kaino that is designed to inspire audiences to reimagine their relationship with the natural world. Opened this past spring, on May 13th, 2022 and sponsored by Mastercard®, A Forest for the Trees takes visitors on an hour-long journey through […]

Natural Areas Workday: Glen Canyon

Glen Canyon Park Rec Center 70 Elk St, San Francisco, CA

Learn from Park & Rec staff naturalists about the ecology of the canyon while helping to preserve its diverse habitats. We will be restoring portions of Islais Creek, riparian, scrub or grassland communities. Meet us at the end of Alms Road, 1500 feet (approx. 5-minute walk) north of the Glen Canyon Recreation Center. For help […]

Amah Mutsun Relearning Program


The Amah Mutsun Relearning Program (AMRP) at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden is a collaborative effort between the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band (AMTB) and the Garden to assist the Tribe in their efforts at cultural revitalization, recuperation and relearning of dormant cultural knowledge, and environmental justice. Rick Flores, the steward of the […]

Restoration Outcomes on California Coastal Grasslands


Speaker: Dr. Justin Luong Restoration will be needed to halt biodiversity and habitat loss and to ensure our state and global governments can meet ambitious targets for ecosystem protection. Although restoration has occurred for over 40 years there has been few concerted efforts to assess and compare the outcomes of multiple projects completed across a […]

Explore Mount Davidson


Sign this waiver in advance to attend Trip limited to 12 people.  Email  by August 10 to reserve your spot, we will confirm space and send you a waiver. We enter the eucalyptus plantation, emerging onto remnant native grassland/wildflower area. We’ll contour around the mountain, discussing the value of preserving these pieces of the original landscape, and through […]

Bristlecone Chapter Plant Sale

White Mountain Research Center 3000 E Line St, Bishop, CA

Members only August 14, public August 15-18. Pickups on the 20th.

San Francisco Botanical Garden Field Trip

San Francisco Botanical Garden 1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

Sign this waiver in advance to attend. Take a summer hike in the San Francisco Botanical Garden’s California section to see a variety of California native species and the insects and wildlife that are attracted. In summer it may be foggy and/or windy, layers of clothing are recommended. Bring your reusable water bottle to stay hydrated. Please note […]

San Bruno Mountain, Saddle and Bog Trails

San Bruno State park CA

Sign this waiver in advance to attend. These two trails are the most popular trails in the park and are easy on the legs. They are surprisingly rich in plant species, both native and non-native, and offer views from the Marin Headlands to San Jose on clear days. This time of year the saddle features the late […]

Santa Clara Valley Chapter Photography Group – Photo Sharing


This is the CNPS SCV Photography Group's monthly photo sharing meeting. All are welcome. You don't have to share photos to attend -- folks who just want to see pictures and hear photo tips are welcome. Anyone who has pictures of their adventures that they would like to share is welcome to participate. Please sign […]