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  • Education - California Native Plant Society
    Calendar Identifying Native Plants Propagation Native Plant Resources For Your Home Garden Arboretums Botanic Gardens Invasive Weeds Pest Mgmt Invasive Weeds Managing Pests Native Plant Lists Horticultural Research Gardening Blog About the Program Rare Plant Inventory Lichens of Conservation Concern Rare Plant Ranking System Ranks 2A and 2B Rare Plant Data Status Review Process Rare Plant Forums Rare Plant Status Review Rare Plant Phenology Rare Plant Photos Locally Rare Plants Botanical Survey Guidelines Rare Plant Treasure Hunt Background and Results Volunteer Signup RPTH Event Calendar Critical Rare Plant Data Needs Data Collection Reporting Annual RPTH Award Winners Stories from the Field Funding and Support Rare Campaign About the Program Vegetation Program Services Manual of CA Vegetation The Online Manual 2009 2nd Edition of the Manual State Natural Communities List MCV State Classification List Vegetation Sampling Classification Mapping Mapping Guidelines Field Forms Protocols Classification Map Reports Sampler Newsletters Alliances Associations Vegetation Resources Vegetation Program Initiatives Carrizo Plain NM Veg Project Grassland Initiative MCV Database Project N Sierra Foothills Veg Map S Sierra Foothills Veg Surveys Rare Plant Comm Initiative Contact Program Staff Education About the Program Educational Resources Workshops CNPS Workshops Ditch Your Lawn Workshops Other Workshops Botanist Certification Nature Journaling curriculum Open World Field Guides Conferences Symposia Research Grants Students Research Needs Citizen Science Rare Plant Treas Hunt Conferences and Symposia Upcoming Events Northern California Botanists 2016 Symposium Plant Adaptations Research Conservation and Management January 11 12 2016 CSU Chico Event Flyer Past Events CNPS 2015 Conference January 13 17 2015 2013 Gardening with Natives Symposium Sierra Foothills Chapter 2012 Conservation Symposium NCCPs and Plant Conservation 2012 Conservation Conference 2011 Conservation Symposium Reports and presentations from the September 2011 Chapter Council Conservation Symposium 2010 Focus on Conservation Ft Bragg CA Reports and presentations from the September 2010 Chapter Council Focus

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  • Education - California Native Plant Society
    awarded to graduate students conducting research that promotes conservation of California s flora and vegetation The Karen Callahan Scholarship Award established in 2014 this award is offered to students engaged in study and or research relating to native plant conservation restoration systematics or ecology Such study or research must be directed to plants that grow in Placer or Nevada County habitats Preference will be given to topics concerning rare plants or communities We honor Karen Callahan for her extraordinary efforts over the years as a volunteer in the Redbud Chapter of CNPS especially her monitoring protecting and educating others about rare plants and rare plant communities Undergraduates must use this form Word 108kb and graduate students must use the online form provided for all other grants The Hardman Native Plant Research Award Established in 1994 in honor of Gertrude R Hardman who was for years involved with the Botany Club of the Academy of Science in San Francisco this grant was initiated by Doris Hoover We offer the Hardman Native Plant Research Award for promising academic and applied botanical research involving California s native plants especially rare plants For this grant we also welcome research leading to elimination of invasive exotic plants from the state s flora Natalie Hopkins Award Established in 2007 this grant honors Natalie Hopkins lifelong supporter and mentor of women in plant sciences and 2nd president of the Santa Clara Chapter of CNPS Natalie Hopkins Awards are given to women students and researchers pursuing native plant studies The Helen Sharsmith Grants Established in 1983 by Carl Sharsmith this award pays memorial tribute to his wife Helen the author of The Flora of the Mount Hamilton Range We award Helen Sharsmith grants to students or non students involved in research on California s native flora The G Ledyard Stebbins Award CNPS established the Stebbins Award in 1986 to honor Dr Stebbins for his many years of dedication to the Society and to students of genetics and evolutionary botany Each year one Stebbins Award may be given to a graduate student for an outstanding proposal for research in evolutionary botany Joan Stewart Educational Grant Award Joan Stewart has served California Native Plant Society in many capacities for over forty years A lifelong joy for Joan has been to mentor and to encourage students in their research As part of her desire to support student research Joan chaired the Educational Grants Committee from 2005 to 2014 The Joan Stewart Educational Grant Award established in 2014 is an educational grant to be awarded to the student whose California Native Plant Society CNPS grant proposal is deemed by the CNPS Educational Grants Committee to be an excellent research project contributing critical information necessary for the conservation of California native plant species and their habitats Other Grant Programs Botany Research Scholarship Program through the Northern California Botanists Oren Pollack Memorial Student Research Grant for Grassland Science through The Nature Conservancy Prairie research grants through Prairie Biotic Research Inc Research Grants through the

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  • Education - California Native Plant Society
    Plant Ranking System Ranks 2A and 2B Rare Plant Data Status Review Process Rare Plant Forums Rare Plant Status Review Rare Plant Phenology Rare Plant Photos Locally Rare Plants Botanical Survey Guidelines Rare Plant Treasure Hunt Background and Results Volunteer Signup RPTH Event Calendar Critical Rare Plant Data Needs Data Collection Reporting Annual RPTH Award Winners Stories from the Field Funding and Support Rare Campaign About the Program Vegetation Program Services Manual of CA Vegetation The Online Manual 2009 2nd Edition of the Manual State Natural Communities List MCV State Classification List Vegetation Sampling Classification Mapping Mapping Guidelines Field Forms Protocols Classification Map Reports Sampler Newsletters Alliances Associations Vegetation Resources Vegetation Program Initiatives Carrizo Plain NM Veg Project Grassland Initiative MCV Database Project N Sierra Foothills Veg Map S Sierra Foothills Veg Surveys Rare Plant Comm Initiative Contact Program Staff Education About the Program Educational Resources Workshops CNPS Workshops Ditch Your Lawn Workshops Other Workshops Botanist Certification Nature Journaling curriculum Open World Field Guides Conferences Symposia Research Grants Students Research Needs Citizen Science Rare Plant Treas Hunt Students One of the primary goals of the Education Program is to support the upcoming generations of botanists ecologists environmental scientists and environmental educators We strive to support students in the following ways Financial support See Educational Grants and contact your local chapter about regional support many chapters have independent scholarship programs for students Volunteer internship opportunities If you want to help a conservation effort while building your skills earning community service hours learning or teaching others plant identification vegetation sampling techniques or rare plant survey skills etc we have opportunities for you Local chapters always need volunteers and so do we at the state office Opportunities to present research our regular conferences and symposia provide a venue to present papers and posters

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  • Education - California Native Plant Society
    Gardens Sample Garden Plans Ditch Your Lawn Where to Buy Natives Events Calendar Identifying Native Plants Propagation Native Plant Resources For Your Home Garden Arboretums Botanic Gardens Invasive Weeds Pest Mgmt Invasive Weeds Managing Pests Native Plant Lists Horticultural Research Gardening Blog About the Program Rare Plant Inventory Lichens of Conservation Concern Rare Plant Ranking System Ranks 2A and 2B Rare Plant Data Status Review Process Rare Plant Forums Rare Plant Status Review Rare Plant Phenology Rare Plant Photos Locally Rare Plants Botanical Survey Guidelines Rare Plant Treasure Hunt Background and Results Volunteer Signup RPTH Event Calendar Critical Rare Plant Data Needs Data Collection Reporting Annual RPTH Award Winners Stories from the Field Funding and Support Rare Campaign About the Program Vegetation Program Services Manual of CA Vegetation The Online Manual 2009 2nd Edition of the Manual State Natural Communities List MCV State Classification List Vegetation Sampling Classification Mapping Mapping Guidelines Field Forms Protocols Classification Map Reports Sampler Newsletters Alliances Associations Vegetation Resources Vegetation Program Initiatives Carrizo Plain NM Veg Project Grassland Initiative MCV Database Project N Sierra Foothills Veg Map S Sierra Foothills Veg Surveys Rare Plant Comm Initiative Contact Program Staff Education About the Program Educational Resources Workshops

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  • Rare Plant Treasure Hunt - California Native Plant Society
    Plant Phenology Rare Plant Photos Locally Rare Plants Botanical Survey Guidelines Rare Plant Treasure Hunt Background and Results Volunteer Signup RPTH Event Calendar Critical Rare Plant Data Needs Data Collection Reporting Annual RPTH Award Winners Stories from the Field Funding and Support Rare Campaign About the Program Vegetation Program Services Manual of CA Vegetation The Online Manual 2009 2nd Edition of the Manual State Natural Communities List MCV State Classification List Vegetation Sampling Classification Mapping Mapping Guidelines Field Forms Protocols Classification Map Reports Sampler Newsletters Alliances Associations Vegetation Resources Vegetation Program Initiatives Carrizo Plain NM Veg Project Grassland Initiative MCV Database Project N Sierra Foothills Veg Map S Sierra Foothills Veg Surveys Rare Plant Comm Initiative Contact Program Staff Rare Plant Program About the Program Rare Plant Inventory Lichens of Conservation Concern Rare Plant Ranking System Ranks 2A and 2B Rare Plant Data Status Review Process Rare Plant Forums Rare Plant Status Review Rare Plant Phenology Rare Plant Photos Locally Rare Plants Botanical Survey Guidelines Rare Plant Treasure Hunt Project Background and Results Volunteer Signup RPTH Event Calendar Critical Rare Plant Data Needs Data Collection Reporting Resources Annual RPTH Award Winners Stories from the Field Funding and Support Opportunities Rare Campaign CNPS Rare Plant Treasure Hunt The Rare Plant Treasure Hunt RPTH is a citizen science program started by CNPS in 2010 with the goal of getting up to date information on many of our state s rare plants while engaging chapter members and other volunteers in rare plant conservation Many of California s rare plant populations have not been seen in decades and some parts of the state have seen little to no botanical exploration to date This program helps conserve our rare flora by providing valuable data to the CNPS Rare Plant Program and the California Department of

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  • Gardening with Natives - California Native Plant Society
    Plant Data Needs Data Collection Reporting Annual RPTH Award Winners Stories from the Field Funding and Support Rare Campaign About the Program Vegetation Program Services Manual of CA Vegetation The Online Manual 2009 2nd Edition of the Manual State Natural Communities List MCV State Classification List Vegetation Sampling Classification Mapping Mapping Guidelines Field Forms Protocols Classification Map Reports Sampler Newsletters Alliances Associations Vegetation Resources Vegetation Program Initiatives Carrizo Plain NM Veg Project Grassland Initiative MCV Database Project N Sierra Foothills Veg Map S Sierra Foothills Veg Surveys Rare Plant Comm Initiative Contact Program Staff Gardening Program About the Program Why Garden with Natives Benefits of Native Plants Calscape Native Plant Database Native Plant Garden Signs The Three P s of Native Gardening CNPS Landscaper Certification Planning Your Garden Getting Started Habitat Gardening School Gardens Patio Gardens Sample Garden Plans Ditch Your Lawn Where to Buy Natives Events Calendar Identifying Native Plants Propagation Native Plant Resources For Your Home Garden Arboretums Botanic Gardens Invasive Weeds Pest Management Invasive Weeds Managing Pests Native Plant Lists Horticultural Research Gardening Blog Drought Tips Resources CNPS Gardening Program photo credit Saxon Holt Photography photo credit Saxon Holt Photography The mission of the Gardening Program is to promote support and encourage the appropriate use of California Native plants in public and private gardens and landscapes One of the goals of the Gardening program is to provide technical information and resources to homeowners landscape designers and nursery owners on the care and maintenance of native plants so that natives are routinely incorporated into public and private landscape designs Within this program section of our website we strive to be an active resource for individuals companies and organizations about how to plan start and maintain native plant gardens and landscapes that are ecologically beneficial and personally enjoyable We

    Original URL path: http://cnps.org/cnps/grownative/ (2016-04-26)
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  • Why Garden with Natives? - California Native Plant Society
    a garden environment native plants do best with some attention and care but require less water fertilizer pruning less or no pesticide and less of your time to maintain than do many common garden plants Reduce Pesticides Native plants have developed their own defenses against many pests and diseases Since most pesticides kill indiscriminately beneficial insects become secondary targets in the fight against pests Reducing or eliminating pesticide use lets natural pest control take over and keeps garden toxins out of our creeks and watersheds Invite Wildlife Native plants hummingbirds butterflies and other beneficial insects are made for each other Research shows that native wildlife clearly prefers native plants California s wealth of insect pollinators can improve fruit set in your garden while a variety of native insects and birds will help keep your landscape free of mosquitoes and plant eating bugs Support Local Ecology While creating native landscapes can never replace natural habitats lost to development planting gardens parks and roadsides with California native plants can help provide an important bridge to nearby remaining wild areas Recommend native plants to homeowner associations neighbors and civic departments You can also get involved with local land use planning processes A colorful Southern California garden featuring flowering shrubs such as flannelbush Fremontodendron sp and island bush poppy Dendromecon harfordii Photo Barbara Eisenstein Where to Find Native Plants Places to see native plants include national forests state parks specialty nurseries arboretums and botanic gardens and nature preserves as well as in books and on websites Several premier gardens open to the public are East Bay Regional Park District s Botanic Garden Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Santa Barbara Botanic Garden UC Berkeley Botanic Garden and UC Santa Cruz Arboretum Due to growing demand conventional nurseries and garden centers are beginning to carry California native plants If you don t find the plant you are looking for ask for it by name Where to Buy Native Plants CNPS chapter plant sales Arboretums and botanic gardens Native plant nurseries Wild Collecting and Preserving Gene Pool Diversity Collecting plants without a permit is illegal on California public lands and wild transplants often have a poor survival rate CNPS encourages you to grow locally native plants to conserve and promote gene pool diversity Locally native plants are available from restoration nurseries which propagate plants from local watersheds and track the source of their stock Getting Started Visit a native plant nursery Your local CNPS chapter is a great source for plant suggestions Many have their own plant sales where members are eager to share their experience and knowledge Make your selections and then follow the supplier s instructions for placing and caring for your new plants Find more information at native plant nurseries and their websites With a little curiosity and research you can broaden your plant palette Choose plants that flower through the seasons Fill your garden with plants that display a riot of colors have deliciously aromatic leaves or attract specific wildlife Plant a themed

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  • Benefits of Gardening with Natives - California Native Plant Society
    Lichens of Conservation Concern Rare Plant Ranking System Ranks 2A and 2B Rare Plant Data Status Review Process Rare Plant Forums Rare Plant Status Review Rare Plant Phenology Rare Plant Photos Locally Rare Plants Botanical Survey Guidelines Rare Plant Treasure Hunt Background and Results Volunteer Signup RPTH Event Calendar Critical Rare Plant Data Needs Data Collection Reporting Annual RPTH Award Winners Stories from the Field Funding and Support Rare Campaign About the Program Vegetation Program Services Manual of CA Vegetation The Online Manual 2009 2nd Edition of the Manual State Natural Communities List MCV State Classification List Vegetation Sampling Classification Mapping Mapping Guidelines Field Forms Protocols Classification Map Reports Sampler Newsletters Alliances Associations Vegetation Resources Vegetation Program Initiatives Carrizo Plain NM Veg Project Grassland Initiative MCV Database Project N Sierra Foothills Veg Map S Sierra Foothills Veg Surveys Rare Plant Comm Initiative Contact Program Staff Gardening Program About the Program Why Garden with Natives Benefits of Native Plants Calscape Native Plant Database Native Plant Garden Signs The Three P s of Native Gardening CNPS Landscaper Certification Planning Your Garden Getting Started Habitat Gardening School Gardens Patio Gardens Sample Garden Plans Ditch Your Lawn Where to Buy Natives Events Calendar Identifying Native Plants Propagation Native Plant Resources For Your Home Garden Arboretums Botanic Gardens Invasive Weeds Pest Management Invasive Weeds Managing Pests Native Plant Lists Horticultural Research Gardening Blog Benefits of Native Plants Native vegetation evolved to live with the local climate soil types and animals This long process brings us several gardening advantages Save Water Once established many native plants need minimal irrigation beyond normal rainfall Low Maintenance Low maintenance landscaping methods are a natural fit with native plants that are already adapted to the local environment Look forward to using less water little to no fertilizer little to no

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