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Santa Clara Valley Chapter of CNPS
The California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the understanding and appreciation of California's native plants and how to conserve them and their natural habitats through education, science, advocacy, horticulture, and land stewardship.
The Santa Clara Valley Chapter of CNPS covers Santa Clara County and southern San Mateo County. It offers activities focusing on the many aspects of native plants, from gardening, plant identification, and photography to conservation and rare plants. Activities include talks and lectures and workshops, field trips, native plant sales, wildflower show, restoration workdays, and more. The chapter was founded in 1972; more history can be found here.
Chapter Guidelines Update 2016
Our chapter guidelines are like our constitution – the basic rules for how we are organized and how we perform our activities. The previous version was last updated in 2005. Periodic updating is always needed, but it is sufficiently labor intensive that the intent is to make the new version a good fit for 5-10 years. The board approved a draft version at our October 13 meeting. Our members voted to approve the draft at our November 12 Member’s meeting.