CNPS Scientific Journal

The Original CA Native Plant Journal

Juniperus grandis alpine. Credit J. Bisbee.

Enjoy in-depth articles and scientific perspectives from today’s leading, native plant experts. Beautiful, thematic issues from byrophytes to chaparral. The CNPS Scientific Journal is published twice a year and is free to CNPS members.

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Vol. 47, #2

In this issue: Reestablishing Balance Between People, Plants, and Fire in California; Nexus Between Wildfire, Climate Change, and Population Growth in California;
Wildfires and Forest Resilience; and CNPS Fellows: Celebrating Those Who Speak for Native Plants

Vol. 47, #1

In this issue: Revisiting California’s Big Trees, Piute Cypress, A Once and Future Forest, and Forest Resilience & Mortality in the Sierra Nevada
Fremontia Wetlands Cover Vol. 46, No. 2. Darlingtonia californica fen in the Siskiyou Wilderness

Vol. 46, #2

In this issue: Beyond Plants: Wetlands for  Wildlife, Paleobotany of Coastal Californian Wetlandscape, Vernal Pools: Biodiversity, Biogeography, Threats, and Conservation.