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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 Low-Water Native Plants for Colorado  Gardens Guides

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 Front Range & Foothills
 Mountains 7,500' and Above
 Prairie and Plains
South Eastern Colorado
Western Slope - Below 7,000'

Photo by Jan Turner

Request for CoNPS Research Grant Proposals: The John W. Marr and Myrna P. Steinkamp Funds
The Board of Directors is now soliciting proposals for a February 15, 2017, deadline. Information on guidelines and requirements for proposals may be obtained on our web site at If additional information is needed, contact Board member Stephen Stern at

Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL) Summer Education Program
Independent Research and Course, Research Internship, REU Awards
See above link for more information, deadlines and application.

American Penstemon Society 2017 Special Project Grants
Deadline:  March 1, 2017

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Employment Opportunities

Executive Director
Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO)

Watershed Coordinator
Little Thompson Watershed Coalition
Lyons, Colorado

Harlequins Gardens
Multiple Positions Open - Boulder, CO

Seasonal Weed Control Aide -Temporary
Larimer County
Open until filled

Vegetation Management Assistant & Crew Leader
City of Boulder
Temporary Positions - Continuous

Weed and Pest Technicians 
Jefferson County
Temporary Positions (Continuous)

Seasonal Naturalist Part-Time
City of Aurora

Seasonal Parks & Urban Forestry Positions 
Highlands Ranch Metro District

Parkways Landscape Tech I
Highlands Ranch Metro District
Open until filled

Field Instructors
Cal-Wood Environmental Education

Resource Management Crew Member
City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Dept
Deadline:  February 24, 2017

Internship - Siegele Conservation Science
CO Natural Heritage Program, WCNR CSU
Deadline:  March 1, 2017

Youth Corps Team Leaders, Asst Team Leaders & Members
Boulder County Youth Corps
Deadline:  March 31, 2017

CoNPS 2017 Spring Native Plant Sale!

Fort Collins   -   Boulder
Denver   -   Colorado Springs

Purchase your plants on the website and pick them up in the spring.
Pick-up points will be in Denver, Boulder and Ft. Collins or Colorado Springs


New larger assortment of 33 native flowers!

New larger assortment of 9 grasses!

This year we have 11 species of native shrubs!

Two pot sizes in most species
4" and #1 (1 gallon)

Excellent Prices - Happy Healthy Plants


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).
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Colorado Native Plant List from SEINet

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Go to CoNPS Photo winners to see winners from 2012 - 2015
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