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Phone: 916-447-2677
2707 K Street
Ste 1

Sacramento
California 95816
USA
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Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Assist at chapter plant sales, garden tours, wildflower shows, and hikes; survey and monitor vegetation in local wildlands; attend association, city, and county meetings to identify issues of local vegetation importance; sponsor a school garden; lead a chapter program or project; comment with experienced chapter members on general plans and environmental impact reports; assist in the Sacramento state office; become an expert of a land area, habitat type, or species.

Geographic areas served: California

Programs: Vegetation science, Rare Plant science, Horticulture science, Education, and Conservation. Since 1965, CNPS has worked hard to protect California's native plant heritage and preserve it for future generations. CNPS actively promotes the use of science in land use and management decisions through our Online Rare Plant Inventory and essential reference book: Manual of California Vegetation, 2nd Edition, both of which are the most advanced resources available for identifying and managing critical habitat in California. We work closely with decision-makers, scientists, and local planners to advocate for well-informed and environmental friendly policies, regulations, and land management practices.

Mission:
The mission of CNPS is to conserve California native plants and their natural habitats, and increase understanding, appreciation, and horticultural use of native plants.
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2013 finds CNPS adding its first international chapter in Baja California to bring total chapter count up to 34 regional chapters throughout the California Floristic Province and hiring its first full time Horticulture Program Director. Donate online by going to our homepage, cnps.org.

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10/28/13
The California Native Plant Society works to preserve the flora of our wild spaces, and in today's world of invasive weeds, that work is so important. People are becoming complacent and accepting of the hodgepodge of invasive weeds in our wild places and are often not even aware that they are not ... more »
10/28/13
My work with CNPS began some three years ago, when my curiosity and interest in California native plants put me in contact with local CNPS members conducting field trips in the Sierra foothills region. At first, my activity consisted of attending field trips and meetings of various speakers, and ... more »
10/18/13
This is an almost 50 year old conservation organization which strives to protect native plants throughout California. It is science based and has developed a listing of rare and endangered plants which are used by many other people and organizations. It has a large volunteer base. It has well ... more »
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