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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Job Opening
Colorado Native Plant Society
East Slope Workshop Coordinator
Paid/Part-time Position
Apply Here

Deadline September 25, 2017

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

CoNPS Fall Festival & Plant Sale!
October 7, 11am - 4pm
Audubon Center at Chatfield 
11280 Waterton Rd, Littleton, CO


  • Fall Plant Sale! Preorders available at
    • by High Plains Environmental Center + Harlequin’s Gardens
  • Audubon Society of Greater Denver + Audubon Rockies
  • Colorado Native Plant Society + Bookstore
  • Front Range Wild Ones
  • People + Pollinator Network
  • Bird + bee houses, ceramic containers and more



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 RevisionPlanning 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: 

Rio Grande National Forest Plan Revision:  Draft plan expected in July 2017.  

CoNPS Members
Vote for new Board Members
Voting is Open until Sunday, September 10th

See the CoNPS 2016 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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