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Welcome! - The North Coast Chapter of the California Native Plant Society is a group of enthusiastic people sharing their knowledge of California's native plants, studying native plants, and speaking up for native plants in conservation issues. The public is welcome at our events.  We encourage membership in CNPS to make our voice for native plants stronger.


All events are open to the public; most are free; more will be added.  Click on dates to get more info., or visit our  complete calendar.  You can also be notified of events by e-mail.

  Evening programs are the second Wednesday of each month, Sept.-May, at the Six Rivers Masonic  Lodge,  251 Bayside Rd., Arcata. Refreshments at 7:00 p.m.; presentation at 7:30 p.m.

Mar 30, Sun. Patrick's Point Day Hike. Carol Ralph 822-2015


Apr 5, Sat. 10 a.m.-12 noon. Trinidad Head Walk with Virginia Waters


Apr 9, Wed. 7:30 p.m. "Flora of the Italian Alps." Programby Kjirsten Wayman


Apr 12-13. Sat-Sun. Serpentine Grassland at McLaughlin Reserve. Hike and overnight. 822-2015


Apr 19, Sat. 9-4. Rare Plant Treasure Hunt: Fawn Lilies in the Bald Hills. 707-465-7787


Apr 20. Easter Sunday. 12:30-3:30p.m. Native Plants in Yards and Forests .Walk in Arcata. Carol Ralph. 826-7050


Apr 26, Sat. 10 a.m.-12 noon Ferns of the Dunes.Walk at Lanphere Dunes, Carol Ralph. 444-1397


Apr 27, Sun. 1-3 p.m. Wildflowers in a Hydesville Forest. Short walk. Carol Ralph and others 822-2015


May 2-4 SPRING WILDFLOWER SHOW. A celebration of California's wild plants, at Manila Community Center. 826-0259


May 3-4 NATIVE PLANT SALE at Manila Community Center. 826-0259


May 10, Sat. 2-4 p.m. 101 Common Plants at Arcata Marsh--Book, Tea, & Walk. 826-2359


May 10,Sat. Bluff Creek Trail Wildflower Hike. Tanya Chapple 530-627-3202, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


May 10, Sat. 1-4 p.m.Stony Creek Half Day Hike, Carol Ralph 822-2015.


May 14, Wed.7:30 p.m. "Hiking the John Muir Trail -- botanical adventures and beyond" Program by Gary and Lauren Lester


May 17, Sat. Rare Plant Big Day in the Dunes and Wetlands. Day trip. 822-2015


May 25, Sun.1-3 p.m. Azaleas! at the Azalea State Reserve. Walk with Pete Haggard. 839-0307


Jun 7, Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Jacoby Creek Forest Wildflower Walk. 822-8184


Jun 7,Sat. Patrick's Point Native Plant Garden Celebration. Details TBA. 677-3109


Jun 7-8, Sat-Sun. Rare Serpentine Plants at UC McLaughlin Reserve. Hike and overnight. 822-2015


Jun 8 Sun. Rare Plant Big Day in Trinidad. Day trip. 822-2015


Jun 14, Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fish Lake Wildflower Hike near Orleans. Tanya Chapple 530-627-3202, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Jul 12-13. Sat-Sun. Bear Lake Day Hike or Backpack Overnight. Siskiyou Wilderness . Tanya Chapple 530-627-3202.


Jul 18-20. Fri-Sun. Wetlands and Cascade Mountains in Rocky Point, Oregon. Carol Ralph 822-2015


Jul 26, Sat. Rare Plant Treasure Hunt: Monkeyflower on Horse Mt. 441-3513


Aug 23, Sat. Rare Pant Treasure Hunt: Willowherb on Grouse Creek. 441-3513



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