education, science, & advocacy | dedicated to the preservation of California native flora, since 1965
The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a statewide non-profit organization of amateurs and professionals with a common interest in California’s native plants. The Society, working through its local chapters, seeks to increase understanding of California’s native flora and to preserve this rich resource for future generations. Membership is open to all. Our members have diverse interests including natural history, botany, ecology, conservation, photography, drawing, hiking, and gardening.
CNPS San Luis Obispo, P.O. Box 784, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406
805/528-0914 (Linda Chipping)