The Sacramento Valley Chapter of the California Native Plant Society serves Sacramento, Yolo, Colusa, Sutter, and Yuba Counties, and parts of Placer and San Joaquin Counties.
The mission of CNPS is to increase understanding and appreciation of California’s native plants and to conserve them and their natural habitats, through education, science, advocacy, horticulture and land stewardship.
Our chapter meetings are free and the public is invited to attend. Meetings are start at 7pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month (January - June and September - November) at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center, McKinley Park, 3330 McKinley Blvd, 95816. GOOGLE MAP
A wide selection of books and Sacramento Valley Chapter t‑shirts are available for purchase at meetings.
Refreshments are always provided!
Chapter Meeting for 2015 (always the 2nd Wednesday evening of the month)
January Greg Kareofelas – Monarch Migration
February The California Academy Of Sciences: Collection Manager Deb Trock’s historical perspective of our work in California.
March Alicia Funk, Living Wild
April Dylan Orion Burge, Assistant Curator of Botany at California Academy of Sciences: conservation implications of his research in Pine Hill.
May Jennifer Buck, Grasslands (California Prairie)
June volunteer recognition and potluck, short presentation by Dan Glusencamp on State CNPS topics
September Bernadette Balics, Life Beyond a Lawn