• Fall Native Plant Sale

    October 18, 2014

    Please join us for the Fall 2014 Native Plant Sale and Fair conducted by the Marin Chapter for the California Native Plant Society

    Get All the Details.


  • Welcome to Our New Site

    We have rebuilt the site from the ground up with all your favorite content!

    Events Calendar

    Get a look at all of our upcoming events. You can RSVP here.


    Published seven times a year, our news is available here in color.

    Plant of the Month

    Learn about a featured Marin native plant in bloom now.

    Wildflower Reports

    See what members have recently spotted in the wild, and share your own report.


  • CNPS Educational Grants Available

    The CNPS Educational Grant application period has opened.
    Proposals are due on Sept 30.
    Please see details on the CNPS webpage:
    CNPS Education Grants


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Volunteer Opportunities

Learn about volunteer opportunities coordinated by the CNPS Marin Chapter and by other organizations in and around Marin County.

First Thursdays at the

Lyford House

Marin CNPS, in cooperation with Richardson Bay Audubon Center and Sanctuary, is developing the gardens at the Audubon site in Tiburon. The first project will be a pollinator garden in front of the historic Lyford House. 

Join Marin County Parks for our regular drop-in volunteer program on Ring Mountain and help restore the native grasslands on this preserve. Drop-in days are on the last Saturday of every month January-October: 10 am to 1:00 pm.

"The Zen of Weeding" parties

This group meets the second Friday and second Sunday of every month from 1 to 3 pm in Samuel P. Taylor State Park.

Here you can find out about some of the volunteer opportunites sponsored and conducted by other organizations in and around Marin County.

Citizen Scientists Needed!

Help document the presence of Sudden Oak Death in Marin - even in 'your own backyard'.  Attend a one-hour training session at Dominican University and then 'go out in the field' where ever you like in Marin County to collect samples!!

Upcoming Events

Sat Sep 27 @10:00AM - 01:00PM
Ring Mountain: volunteer
Thu Oct 02 @10:00AM -
Pollinator Garden for Historic Lyford House
Sat Oct 11 @10:00AM - 12:00AM
Field Trip: Hamilton Wetlands Restoration Project with Christina WcWhorter
Mon Oct 13 @ 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Chapter Meeting
Sat Oct 18 @ 9:30AM - 03:00PM
Fall Native Plant Sale
Sat Oct 25 @10:00AM - 01:00PM
Ring Mountain: volunteer
Mon Nov 10 @ 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Chapter Meeting