Advancing the native plant mission is a multi-disciplinary effort. Our work is diverse by design, blending science and conservation with gardening and education. Together, we are the voice for native plants. Select from the options below to learn about our core programs.
Many more people focus on animals than plants, or they focus on the human-environment issues. All of these are important, but CNPS fills a specific and important role in protecting natural diversity in California. CNPS has done more than any other group — perhaps in the world — in caring for our native flora.
Susan Cochrane Levitsky
CNPS Legacy Member and former chief of the CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife Natural Heritage Division
From the Blog
This week, CNPS submitted an important comment letter in response to the draft WEMO OHV network. See why CNPS is concerned.
With three poachers convicted, CDFW, CNPS, and others are working to restore habitat. Here's what you should know.
On the way to Yosemite, this native habitat garden sees a lot of wildlife! See how certain flowers, grasses, trees, and a pond can bring your garden to life.