CNPS Calendar of Events

Native Plant and Butterfly Scavenger Hunt

Francisco Park 2445 Hyde St at Bay, San Francisco, CA, United States

Join us for a native plant and butterfly scavenger hunt! Butterfly native plant scavenger hunt for all ages Saturday, July 22, 12:00-1:00 PM, at Francisco Park. Children will hunt for […]

A Mini-conference: What work does the El Dorado Chapter do?

Cameron Park Community Services Center 2502 Country Club Drive, Cameron Park, CA, United States

This in-person mini-conference will present the many projects and efforts we have undertaken, both solo and in partnership with other agencies. For people who are interested in native plants but […]

Saddlebag Lake/Twenty Lakes Basin Field Trip

Saddlebag Lake Resort 10087 Saddlebag Lake Rd, Lee Vining, CA, United States

DESCRIPTION: View a huge diversity of wildflowers in a beautiful setting of alpine lakes and meadows. Located at the convergence of granite and metamorphic rock types and nestled between Mt. Conness, […]

Lower Carpenter Valley Trail Walk, Truckee Donner Land Trust

Lower Carpenter Valley 10069 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA, United States

The Lower Carpenter Valley includes wet meadow, fresh water emergent wetland, riverine, and fen habitat types, as well as red fir, lodgepole pine, and mixed conifer forest. During the summer, […]

Green Creek to West Lake Field Trip

Green Creek Campground Green Creek Rd, Bridgeport, CA, United States

DESCRIPTION: Hike along Green Creek to West Lake with magnificent views of metamorphic geology along the east side of the Sierra in the Hoover Wilderness of Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. We’ll start […]

Seawood Cape Day Hike

Seawood Cape Preserve 2265 Patricks Point Dr, Trinidad, CA, United States

With Wildland Conservancy staff we will enjoy a height-of-summer exploration of the Redwood and Sitka Spruce forests on this preserve just north of Trinidad. We will walk about 1.5 miles […]

Page Meadows Field Trip

Page Meadows Silver Tip Dr, Tahoe City, CA, United States

Page Meadows (also known as Paige Meadows), elevation 6,600’, is a series of enchanting alpine meadows with vernal pools surrounded by forests of conifers. The trail is easy, essentially flat […]

A Balanced Garden – Native Gardening 101 Webinar


Native Gardening 101: These webinars provide seasonal guidance and technical insights for native gardening. With the winter rains, your native plant garden is thriving. So, what’s next? How do you […]

Carson Pass Plant Walk

Meiss Trailhead South Lake Tahoe, CA, United States

When: Wednesday, Aug 9 Where: Carson Pass, north, from Meiss Trailhead What to know: This field trip will take us north of Carson Pass toward Meiss Meadow. We will encounter open granite, mountain […]