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Here you can get information about a wide range of upcoming and past activities offered by the Marin Chapter and other organizations.  At these events, you can learn more about native plants and participate in protecting and growing them.

  • Chapter Meetings
  • Plant Sales
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Hikes and Walks
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Classes
  • Conservation Meetings

Meetings of the Marin Chapter and of other Native Plant organizations often feature guest speakers and topics concerning public and private projects and legislation.

Come learn about backyard restoration gardening, natural design, habitat enhancement, and cultivating a wild food garden!

Numerous activities will be held in Marin County in conjunction with and recognition of the Fifth Annual California Native Plant Week (CNPW) - April 11-19. The Marin Chapter of CNPS is involved with and sponsoring many of these. More information is being posted on this website as events are finalized, so please check back periodically.

In September 2010, the California State Assembly and Senate established California Native Plant Week as the 3rd week of April each year The desire is to encourage community groups, schools, and citizens to undertake appropriate activities to promote the conservation, restoration, and appreciation of California's native plants.

Come tour the Hamilton Wetlands Restoration Project Site and Nursery to observe native plants and seasonal and tidal wetlands at various locations.
Advanced registration required.

Come help transplant local native plants at the Hamilton Wetlands Restoration Project Nursery.
Advanced registration required.

Novato Native Plant Day; Celebrate California's beautiful Oak Woodlands.

Tour a California oak woodland, take a (bring your own) lunch, and learn about gardening practices, especially planting under oak trees.
Advanced registration is required; limited to 15 particpants; $30 fee per participant.

Upcoming Events

Sat Mar 28 @10:00AM - 01:00PM
Ring Mountain: volunteer
Sun Mar 29 @ 9:30AM - 01:00PM
Field Trip: Mount Burdell Vernal Pool with Doreen Smith
Sat Apr 11 @ 9:30AM - 03:00PM
Spring Native Plant Sale
Sun Apr 12 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Wildflowers of Mt. Burdell
Sun Apr 12 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
Habitat restoration: SP Taylor Park
Mon Apr 13 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Rock Spring: Wild Food & Medicines
Mon Apr 13 @ 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Chapter Meeting
Tue Apr 14 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Wildflowers of Mt. Burdell
Tue Apr 14 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
How to Draw Wildflowers
Wed Apr 15 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Tour of Hamilton Wetlands Project