CNPS Calendar of Events

Theodore Payne Foundation Native Plant Garden Tour

Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, United States

Journey across LA to experience visionary native plant landscapes and meet the people, plants, and animals who make them what they are. Islands Above, Roots Below As the ecosystems around us grow increasingly fragmented, islands of intact habitat persist amid a sea of development and human infrastructure. These reservoirs of biodiversity are sustained by the […]

Santa Cruz County CNPS Spring Plant Sale

Cabrillo College Horticulture Center 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA

Our Spring Plant Sale will feature a wide range of springtime bloomers including a great selection of annual wildflowers and spring flowering bulbs (Allium, Brodiaea, Dichelostemma, Dipterostemon and Triteleia spp.) which provide instant garden color and diversity for pollinators. Many of these annuals and bulbs have been grown from locally sourced seed; look for “We’re […]

San Bruno Mountain Summit Trail

555 Guadalupe Canyon Parkway Brisbane, California

The Summit Trail is a very popular and spectacular 3-mile loop that stretches over the northern portion of the Mountain and is the most species-rich trail. It passes through a logged eucalyptus forest and descends past active seeps until it reaches April Brook. We’ll see horsetails, fringecups, iris, coast rock cress, a club-rush, and at […]

CNPS Kern Chapter CA Native Plant Week Events

Kern County

Carrizo Plain National Monument -- April 14 San Luis Obispo County RSVP with by April 4 for time. Join Megan Means, wildlife biologist with BLM, for a tour of the largest remaining natural alkai wetland in southern California. Monthly Chapter Meeting -- April 18 Point Loma Nazarene University -- Bakersfield Regional Center 5080 California […]

Sonoma County Ag and Open Space District: Land for Life

Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center 2050 Yulupa Ave, Santa Rosa, United States

Learn about the District's past programs and exciting recent projects conserving natural and working lands in the county. Speakers will be Jen Kuszmar and Amy Ricard, both long time staff of the District. Link to the Zoom presentation will be posted 2 days before on the Milo Baker website.

Water-Wise & Habitat-Friendly Garden Tour — Mount Lassen Chapter

Butte County

A self-guided tour of private gardens that are designed for water conservation, California native plants, and wildlife habitat. This biennial event is co-sponsored by Mount Lassen Chapter CNPS and AltaCal Audubon's Neighborhood Habitat Certification Program.

Earth Month Tabling and Outreach events with CNPS Redbud

Join us for the following Earth Month events: April 20 Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Bear Yuba Land Trust ‘Nature Fest’ event Wildflower Ridge Trail Grass Valley, CA April 21 Sunday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. ‘Earth Day’ event Downtown Nevada City, CA April 20-21 Sat & Sun: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. ‘Home […]

Native Plant Week & Earth Day Flower Scavenger Hunt

Tule River Parkway 540 S Jaye Street, Portersville, CA, United States

Celebrate Earth Day and Native Plant Week at a flower scavenger hunt. You will be searching in the Tule River Native Plant Gardens for flowers of 8 colors and recording your finds by photos or drawings. The starting point is the Tule River parking lot at Jaye Street.  The hunt is on Saturday April 20th […]

Take a Walk on the Wild Side Fundraiser

Arnold Boulder Mountain Preserve 15638 Boulder Mountain Rd, Poway, CA, United States

Fundraiser event at Arnold Boulder Mountain Preserve includes guided nature walks followed with food, beverages and a silent auction. All proceeds from the event will benefit CNPS San Diego’s Vernal Pool Preserve in Miramar for Phase II of the “Take Down the Dirty Dozen” project. Proceeds will fund the removal of twelve eucalyptus trees, which […]