CNPS Calendar of Events

Rare, Endangered, Uncommon: Species of the Tahoe Basin

South Lake Tahoe Library 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA, United States

Join us on May 30, 2023 from 5:30 to 7:00pm at the South Lake Tahoe Library as Bob Sweatt shares flowers from his 2022 Wildflower Big Year. Lake Tahoe is an area abundant with wildflower species, including many rare and endangered plants. Mr. Sweatt's presentation will include many uncommon species that you will not normally […]

Martis Valley Wildflowers with Steve Matson

Martis Creek Lake CA, United States

Join us for a wildflower walk with Steve Matson at Martis Creek Lake, near Truckee CA. We will have the opportunity to observe some wildflowers as well as extensive shrublands, riparian vegetation, and meadows. Bring water, snack, sun hat, sunscreen, cameras, binoculars, etc. Email to register. Additional information will be emailed to registrants prior […]

Responsible Foraging


Let’s learn about responsible harvesting of plants in the San Francisco Bay Area and the Sierra. This area offers a bounty of delectable, edible plants through the year. Each season presents a variety of edible plants and opportunities for tending to our local wild places.

Landscape Design with Native Plants


Speaker: Jim Brugger Monday, June 12, 2023 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. via Zoom Free and open to all (all presentations are recorded and placed in our YouTube channel @NSJV_CNPS and added to the webinar playlist) Register in advance for this meeting: Join us to learn how to create an enticing, exciting landscape for your […]

Native Species Day

Taylor Creek Visitor Center CA-89, South Lake Tahoe, CA, United States

Part of the Wild Tahoe Weekend, LTBMU and Great Basin Institute will host the Native Species Festival. This festival is a great way to spend the day outdoors and learn about the many native plant and animal species of the Lake Tahoe Basin. Attend walks led by field professionals and explore educational booths from various […]