CNPS Flora magazine launched in 2017 as the newest addition to CNPS publications. Published quarterly, each issue includes inspiring interviews, conservation updates, native gardening advice, and beautiful photo essays. We hope you enjoy this membership benefit!
The Art of Native Plants
In this issue:
- Seeing Forests
- Win for Dudleya
- Common Ground
- Bringing Native Foods Home
Flora is a quarterly print magazine available only to CNPS members.
In this issue: Sacred Pollinators, Save Conglomerate Mesa, Living with Bumblebees, and Tastes of California
- Spring 2020
In this issue: Natural Resources with Sec. Crowfoot, Restoring Fire to Sierra Habitats, Resilient Gardens, and Saving Walker Ridge
- Winter 2020
In this issue: An Unlikely Resurrection, Ferns, Bill Craven on Policy, and Notes from the Field
- Fall 2019
In this issue: Responsible Riding, Carbon Sequestration, Native Floral Arrangements, and Fun with Photosynthesis
- Summer 2019
In this issue: Summer in the Garden, Fire Recovery, An Antidote to the Attention Economy, and Victory at Union Mine High School
- Spring 2019
In this issue: A conversation with iNaturalist creator, California Plant Rescue, Insect-Friendly Gardens, and California Wildflowers guide.
- Winter 2019
In this issue: Native Brews, Living with Fire, The Law You Need to Know, Rare Plant Treasure Hunt
- Fall 2018
Taking a Stand, Ohlone Culture Revitalized, Mapping the Present for the Future, and Native Gardening for HOAs
- Summer 2018
Restoring the North Coast’s Rock Gardens, Reflections on Citizen Impact, The Race to Stop the Shot Hole Borer, and Botanical Day Trips
- Spring 2018
Read about Vernal pools, advice for year-round color, and conference photo, art, and botanic tattoo contest winners.
- Winter 2018
Featuring behavioral ecologist Doug Tallamy, the North Coast dunes, and the Re-Oak Wine Country effort.
- Fall 2017
Esri’s Jack Dangermond on an extraordinary world. Plus fall native plant recipes, Tejon Ranch, and Ford Ord restoration.
Latest news and stories
In Unanimous 5-0 Vote, Calabasas City Council Rejects Destructive West Village Project –– and Saves Critical Woodland and Riparian Habitat
The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) launched its fully-rebuilt and updated Rare Plant Inventory (RPI) database and website. The Inventory is a widely-used resource guiding rare plant protection, conservation planning, land acquisition, and management in California.
Cassy Aoyagi, president of FormLA®Landscaping, shows us around her garden in the Tujunga foothills, sharing the features that protect it from wildfire.