Native Plant Society is a statewide nonprofit organization seeking
to increase understanding and appreciation of California's native plants
and to preserve them in their natural habitat through scientific activities,
education, conservation, and restoration.The San
Diego Chapter serves San Diego and Imperial counties. We
invite you to come to our meetings and field trips, learn more about
the flora of our state, and meet people who share your interest in native
plants.You may email direct general questions about native plants or the chapter to email@example.com.
After The Fire - Revegetation and recovery guidelines, references and resources.
Chapter Store - Browse our books, posters, CD's and more at chapter meetings and the plant sale.
Education and Community Outreach - Outreach and Educational Materials Available for Free!
Event Calendars around the County - Links to Calendars
Field Trips - Explore diverse plant communities from the coast to the desert.
Gardening with Natives - Grow natives. Find out why and how.
~~~California Native Plant Profiles - with links to a one page informational pdf with photos
~~~How to Brochures - 23 pdf's
~~~Landscape contractors, designers, landscape architects and restoration services
~~~List of Native Plant Nurseries
Invasive Plants -Information and links on invasive plant eradication and control projects
Mini Grant Project
The San Diego Chapter of CNPS supports small projects that further the Society’s mission of promoting the understanding and appreciation of California's native plants and how to conserve them and their natural habitats.
Native Gardening Committee Blog
A new blog dedicated to all aspects of native gardening.
Native Plant School Garden program
San Diego CNPS has developed a new Native Plant School Gardens program to provide resources to teachers, parents, and students interested in installing native gardens at their schools.
Outside Resources - Find other local environmental organizations and botanical resources.
Do you have stacks of empty one-gallon cans along the side of your house?
Wondering what to do with all those empty pots?
Committee Activities - Rapid
Assessment vegetation surveys
For sale at all our Chapter
We are on facebook now, "like"us and stay connected. Breaking news. You may post events that interest you and would interest other CNPS members.
Chapter Meetings are
held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Room 101 or 104, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park. At 7:00pm you can visit our sales table, get your mystery plant identified or enjoy a snack and chat with other plant lovers.
June 21 - Explore Nature's Gardens - Sunday
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park , Undisturbed and Reforestation Sites
July 11 - Garden Work Party - Saturday
Old Town State Park Native Garden
1:00pm to 3:00pm
July 21 - Pre-Chapter Meeting - 3rd Tuesday
Natives for Novices - Some Like it Hot !
A Cottage Garden with Desert Natives
Presented by Teresa Everett
6:30pm to 7:00pm
July 21 - Chapter Meeting - 3rd Tuesday
Habitat Restoration in San Diego County
Speakers - Lee Gordan & Arne Johanson
September 19 - Seminar - Saturday
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego
More information soon
Save the Date !!
October 17 - Fall Plant Sale - Saturday
Balboa Park, San Diego
Casa Del Prado Theater Courtyard
October 28 - 31st - Symposium
24th Annual Cal-IPC Symposium
More information and registration
Email List Server
Here you can join the San Diego community in exchanging information relevant to the appreciation and conservation of San Diego's native plants, including education, science, advocacy, horticulture and land stewardship. To sign up for the listserve please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
our monthly newsletters - June is now available.
Learn about the native flora of San Diego County and beyond, the use of native plants in gardens and the conservation and management of rare and endangered plants and habitats.
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