The California 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 

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Think Blue is the City of San Diego’s award-winning storm water pollution prevention education program.

In addition to providing outreach for the City of San Diego's Transportation and Storm Water Department, Think Blue provides compliance for multiple environmental regulations issued by the state, federal and local governments.

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Look! A trickle of water running through some dirt! I’d say our afternoon just got booked solid!

— Bill Patterson