California Native Plant Society

Book on Placer, Nevada county wildflowers gets update

   Ten years after the completion of their comprehensive “Wildflowers of Nevada and Placer Counties, California,” members of the California Native Plant Socie ...

Guiding the way through foothill trees and shrubs

Seven years ago the California Native Plant Society’s Redbud Chapter published a book cataloging wildflowers of Placer and Nevada counties. Now the group has put together fou ...

Monarch butterfly considered for endangerment status

As January drew to a close, the public comment portion of the US Department of Fish and Wildlife’s year-long study on endangerment status for the monarch butterfly has ended ...

Flowering spring puts nature on display

It’s shaping up to be an excellent year for wildflowers. But the show may be a little later this year. “While the cold damp weather in March set back some of the flowering tha ...

New book puts lens on foothill wildflowers

If you needed an extra incentive to hit the hiking trails, a new book offers 520 of them. The Redbud Chapter of the Native Plant Society's Wildflowers of Nevada and Placer Countie ...