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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New CoNPS Website
Coming October 1st

We will be opening our new CoNPS website on October 1st with a new emphasis on educating our website visitors about Colorado's native plants and habitats.  The new site is filled with articles about native plants, habitats, lichens, ferns, mosses and fungi.  More articles on plant communities found from the plains to alpine, 46 photo galleries of Colorado plants and landscapes, expanded garden section with "how-to" native plant garden videos, and more.....


Upcoming Events

Scholarships to all CoNPS Events are available.

Native Grasses

Grasses! These important native plants can be so hard to identify. Here's your chance to learn the easy way from Dr. Maggie Gaddis.
Maggie, president of our Southeast Chapter, has just added two fabulous new videos to our website, Grassland Ecology
and Grass ID. Maggie is an accomplished teacher with a relaxed style - you will be an expert before you know it!

Check it out: Colorado Native Plant Society, Southeast Chapter


See the CoNPS 2020 Photo Contest Winners HERE






CoNPS 2020 1st place photo Contest Winner: Arctic Gentian (Gentianodes algida) (photo by Floyd Wright)

Meet Maggie Gaddis, Our First Executive Director!

Check it out - we interviewed Maggie for the latest blog post and learned about the origins of her passion for volunteerism and her deep commitment to and credentials for, good stewardship of planet Earth. We also found out about her family - including pets and plants! Read all about it!   
 Interview with Maggie

Maggie Gaddis, our first Executive Director!

Aquilegia Subscriptions Now Available
to Non-members

You don't need to be a member in order to receive our full-color quarterly magazine.  Aquilegia is packed with feature stories about Colorado's native plants and landscapes, current conservation issues, research reports, native plant gardens and gardening and restoration techniques and issues. The magazine is filled with gorgeous photos of Colorado's plants and landscapes, poetry and even comics.  A one-year subscription is $30 for non-members, $20 for members. Subscribe here today!

Go to CoNPS Photo winners to see winners from 2012 - 2020

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