California Native Plant Society

Local CNPS Chapters

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Alta Peak   Website | Facebook page
Tulare County, with an emphasis on Sierra Nevada foothills up to Sequoia National Park and Sequoia National Forest.

Baja California Website: (Español): (English):
Inagural Celebration announcement

Bristlecone   Website | Newsletter Archive | Facebook page
Mono and Inyo Counties and northeastern Kern County - an area that includes the east slope of the Sierra Nevada, the Northern Mojave Desert, the Inyo and White Mountains, and the Owens Valley. The southern end of the Bristlecone Chapter's geographically large territory, in and around the Indian Wells Valley, has its own sub-chapter: Creosote Ring.

Bryophyte Chapter Website
The Bryophyte Chapter is a state-wide chapter that aims to increase understanding and appreciation of California's mosses, liverworts and hornworts, and to protect them and the habitats in which they grow.

Channel Islands   Website | Facebook page
Southern and eastern Santa Barbara County and the westernmost portions of the San Fernando Valley.

Dorothy King Young   Website | Newsletter (updated Mar-Apr 2018)
The entire coastal area of Mendocino County and the northern coast of Sonoma County. Membership includes the communities of Jenner, Gualala, Sea Ranch, Point Arena, Mendocino and Fort Bragg.

East Bay   Website | Newsletter Archive
Eastern Bay Area. Membership is spread throughout the East Bay cities.

El Dorado   Website | Newsletter Archive | Facebook page
Sierra Foothills area around Placerville.

Kern County   Website | Newsletter Archive
Centered on Bakersfield.

Los Angeles-Santa Monica Mountains   Website | Newsletter Archive | Facebook page
Membership from throughout the Los Angeles Basin, Santa Monica Mountains and San Fernando Valley, with most from Los Angeles.

Marin   Website | Newsletter Archive
Marin County.

Milo Baker   Website | Facebook page
Sonoma County.

Mojave Desert   Website | Facebook page
Most of the northern and eastern portions of San Bernardino County.

Monterey Bay   Website | Newsletter Archive
Monterey and San Benito Counties.

Mount Lassen   Website | Newsletter Archive | Facebook page
Butte, Glenn, Tehama, and Plumas counties.

Napa Valley   Website | Newsletter Archive
Napa, St. Helena, and Calistoga areas of the Napa Valley.

North Coast   Website | Facebook page
Centered on the Eureka, Arcata and McKinleyville area.

North San Joaquin Valley   Website | Facebook page
Merced, Stanislaus, and South San Joaquin Counties.

Orange County   Website | Facebook page
Membership from throughout Orange County.

Redbud   Website | Newsletter Archive
Placer and Nevada Counties.

Riverside-San Bernardino   Website | Facebook page
Southwestern San Bernardino County and all of Riverside County.

Sacramento Valley   Website | Newsletter | Facebook page
Sacramento, Yolo, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba and lower Placer County area.
Stockton Sub-chapter Website | Newsletter

San Diego   Website | Newsletter | Facebook page
San Diego and Imperial Counties.

San Gabriel Mountains   Website | Newsletter Archive | Facebook page
San Gabriel and eastern San Fernando Valleys.

Sanhedrin   Website | Newsletter Archive | Facebook page
Inland Mendocino and Lake Counties.

Santa Clara Valley   Website | Facebook page
Central and southern San Francisco Peninsula and South Bay area.

San Luis Obispo   Website | Newsletter (updated June 2016) | Facebook page
San Luis Obispo County.

Santa Cruz County   Website | Newsletter
Santa Cruz County.

Sequoia   Website | Newsletter Archive
Madera, Fresno, and Kings counties.

Shasta   Website
Based in Redding, and serves Shasta, Siskiyou, Modoc, and part of Trinity and Tehama counties.

Sierra Foothills  Website | Newsletter (updated Aug 2017) | 2017 Field Trips Facebook page
Tuolumne, Calaveras, Amador, and Mariposa Counties.

South Coast   Website | Newsletter | Facebook page
Coastal areas near the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

Tahoe Website Facebook page
Tahoe Basin.

Willis Linn Jepson   Website | Newsletter Archive
Solano County.

Yerba Buena   Website | Newsletter | Facebook page
City of San Francisco and northern San Mateo County.


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