Welcome to the Colorado Native Plant Society Site

The Colorado Native Plant Society is dedicated to furthering the knowledge, appreciation and conservation of native plants and habitats of Colorado through education, stewardship and advocacy.

2015 Colorado Native Plant Society Annual Conference & Colorado Rare Plant Symposium
will be held September 11-13, 2015 at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden, Colorado. Friday, September 11 – 12th Annual Rare Plant Symposium; Saturday, September 12 – CoNPS Annual Meeting (programs); Sunday, September 13 – Field Trips.

Stay tuned for details!

2014-2015 Workshops
Details and Online Registration

The Colorado Native Plant Society Workshops are exceptional learning experiences for professional and amateur botanists alike.  Workshop presenters are experts on Colorado flora and are very generous in sharing their knowledge and time. They come with plant samples and hands-on exercises designed to expand your plant identification skills and ecological understanding.
3/27/2015 - New Workshops added - "Winter Willow ID" and "Sedges of Colorado"
3/27/2015 New Field Trip Info Added See Calendar or Boulder & Metro-Denver Chapter pages



Calendar of Events -- It's alive!

The Colorado Native Plant Society Calendar of Events includes workshops, field trips, chapter meetings, and can include any other events or announcements of interest to the membership. You can find the Calendar of Events under the "News" link above. The calendar conveniently combines information found under News, Activities, and Chapters pages within our web site and makes it is easy to copy events to your own online calendar.


1st Place - Native Plants                                           1st Place - Native Plant Landscape
Loraine Yeatts                                                                           Tom Zeiner             
Penstemon hallii                                                              Saxifraga austromontana     

     1st Place - Artistic                                                 1st Place - Native Plant with Wildlife
    Skot Latona                                                                            Audrey Boag             
Mountain Mahogany swirls                                               Monarda fistulosa with Hyles lineata  


2014/2015 CoNPS Workshop Schedule Now Online

2015 CoNPS Photo Calendar on Sale




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