About California Native Plant Society

The California Native Plant Society (CNPS, www.cnps.org) is the state’s leading voice in conservation, plant science, and native plant appreciation. Founded in 1965, with more than 11,000 members in 35 chapters across California and Baja California Mexico, CNPS’s mission is to conserve California native plants and their natural habitats, and increase understanding, appreciation, and horticultural use of native plants. CNPS achieves this mission through nine programs: Conservation, Biodiversity, Rare Plant, Vegetation, Development, Education and Engagement, Horticulture, Operations, and Public Affairs.

The CNPS organizational structure consists of local chapters and their members, a Chapter Council, a Board of Directors, Executive Director, staff, and Program Committees. The Chapter Council is composed of a delegate representing each chapter. The Chapter Council elects the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors and Chapter Council collaborate on important projects with joint committees composed of representatives from both bodies.

For more information, please visit www.cnps.org/

  • Executive Director

    California Native Plant Society
    • Full Time
    • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Barbara Rice Vegetation Intern

    California Native Plant Society
    • Internship
    • Posted 2 months ago
    • May 31, 2022
  • Publications Editor

    California Native Plant Society
    • Full Time
    • Posted 2 months ago
    • June 10, 2022
  • Rare Plant Scientific Coordinator

    California Native Plant Society
    • Full Time
    • Posted 2 months ago
    • May 31, 2022