CNPS Calendar of Events

Saging the World Screening – Michelle Obama Library

Michelle Obama Library 5870 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA

Sage smudging has become a viral trend, common in movies, TV shows, social media, and cleansing rituals—people burning sage bundles in the hope of purifying space and clearing bad energy. […]

Manzanita Hike #8 Los Osos

Bayview Heights Drive and Bay Vista Lane, Los Osos Bayview Heights Drive and Bay Vista Lane, Los Osos, United States

This eighth manzanita hike with our chapter will look at two manzanita subspecies in detail in the maritime chaparral of Los Osos. If you have ever wondered how lines are […]

Distribution and Ecology of Vernal Pools


Kaleidoscopes were a favorite holiday gift for children many years ago. They displayed a quickly and constantly changing series of brilliantly colored patterns. The metaphor works for California’s vernal pool […]

Feeding your Ecosystem

Randall Museum 199 Museum Way, San Francisco, CA, United States

California Native Plant Society - Yerba Buena Chapter (CNPS YBC) welcomes its members and members of the general public for a special event celebrating Native Plants. Discover how to feed your ecosystem by using native plants in your […]

Saging the World film showing at Oxnard Native Plant Fest

Oxnard Performing Arts Center 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, United States

Native Plant Fest will be at the Community Park surrounding the OPAC. Saging the World will be shown in the OPAC auditorium at 11 am, 12 pm, 1, 2 and […]

The Plants of Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, an OCCNPS Project

Norman P. Murray Community Center 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo, CA, United States

Rebecca Crowe (UCI), Dr. Michael Simpson (SDSU), and Ron Vanderhoff (OCCNPS Plant Science) will present an overview and highlights of our multi-year effort to produce a comprehensive checklist of all […]