Colorado Native Plant Society
a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the knowledge,
appreciation and conservation of native plants and
habitats of Colorado through education,
stewardship and advocacy

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Scholarships to all CoNPS Events are available.

Upcoming Events

 Low-Water Native Plants for Colorado  Gardens Guides

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Front Range & Foothills
Mountains 7500' and above
Prairie & Plains
Southeastern CO
Western Slope below 7000'

Photo by Jan Turner


The Botany Bill - H.R.1054:   Botanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration and Promotion Act. To keep up with the progress of the botany bill, click here.    

USFS Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre & Gunnison National Forests Plan Revision:Planning is a long process – it will take at least 3 years to revise the Forest Plan.  Use the link above and the Federal Register as a way to stay connected and informed: 

USFS Rio Grande National Forest Plan Revision  
Deadline to review and comment is December 29, 2017.
Public Meetings
Wednesday. Nov 1, Creede Community Center, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Thursday, Nov 2, Rio Grande County Annex, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Wednesday, Nov 8, Guadelupe Parish Hall, Conejos, 5:30- 7:30 pm
Thursday, Nov 9, Saguache Community Building 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Six New Members added
to the CoNPS Board of Directors

Anne Grant
BethAnne Bane
Chrissy Alba
Preston Cumming
Tom Zeiner
Deryn Davidson


See the CoNPS 2017 Photo Contest Winners

What is the definition of a Native Plant?
Native plant - a plant species "that occurs naturally in a particular region, state, ecosystem, and habitat without
direct or indirect human actions" (Federal Native Plant Conservation Committee, 1994).
Click Here to get more information.

Colorado Native Plant List from SEINet

Click Here to See and Download the List

Go to CoNPS Photo winners to see winners from 2012 - 2016

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