Articles about the Marin Chapter

Articles about our plant sales, excursions, and other events.

Marin CNPS Micro Grants for 2024

The Marin chapter of CNPS is happy to announce that we are accepting applications for our 2024 Micro Grants, intended to assist with projects that advance our mission. The California Native Plant Society is dedicated to protecting and advocating for California’s native plants. The Marin chapter focuses on expanding our knowledge about what grows in Marin, advocating for native plants and their... read more

2024-2025 Howard-Kohn Scholarships

The Marin Chapter of the California Native Plant Society is pleased to offer the Howard-Kohn Memorial Scholarship for the 2024-2025 Academic Year Ken HowardThe Marin Chapter of the California Native Plant Society is pleased to offer scholarships to students doing research on plant systematics, plant ecology, plant physiology, plant community restoration or other related botanical studies of... read more 2024-2025 Howard-Kohn Scholarships

Junior Botanist

The Junior Botanist Program was initiated in 1997 by Wendy Dreskin who was at that time the education chair for the Marin chapter of the CNPS.  The Junior Botanist Program introduces students to native trees, ferns, flowers and grasses. Starting at Kindergarten level, students learn five trees and their cones/seeds/acorns, four ferns, ten flowers and six grasses.  The number increases at each... read more Junior Botanist