CANCELLED – iNaturalist Outdoor Workshop #2

Bishop Peak Natural Reserve - Patricia Street Trailhead 8837+QR San Luis Obispo, California, San Luis Obispo, CA, United States

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AGAIN DUE TO RAIN. WE WILL LET YOU KNOW OF NEW DATE. In this outdoor workshop at Bishop Peak Natural Reserve, City of San Luis […]

Manzanita Hike #3 Nipomo Mesa

Nipomo Native Garden 999 Osage St #927, Nipomo, CA, United States

This hike will walk from the Nipomo Native Garden to the undeveloped north side of Nipomo Regional Park to view the rare sand mesa manzanita (Arctostaphylos rudis) as well as […]

iNaturalist Outdoor Training Workshop #1

DeVaul Park Playground 1651 Spooner Dr, San Luis Obispo, CA, United States

In this outdoor workshop, we will discuss the use of iNaturalist as an online community to record, share, and discuss observations of life on Earth. We will practice and learn […]

Yosemite’s Alpine Plants in a Changing Climate

Virtual Meeting via Zoom

For the February general membership meeting, Cal Poly student Rachel Friesen will describe changes in alpine plant communities in Yosemite National Park over a 30-year period, special alpine plant adaptations, […]

Winter Bike Outing in Adelaida

Justin Vineyards & Winery 11680 Chimney Rock Rd, Paso Robles, CA, United States

Join us for a bicycle ride through beautiful rolling hills, rural canyons, and oak woodlands. This will be a 10-mile loop ride of about 2 hours on paved roads with […]


Native Plants for Northern SLO County Gardens

Atascadero Library 6555 Capistrano Avenue, Atascadero, CA, United States

Zach Tanner will discuss California native plants suitable for gardens in the northern interior parts of San Luis Obispo County. He will highlight native plants species that do well in […]

Manzanita Hike #4 Montaña de Oro State Park

Coon Creek parking, Montana de Oro State Park 7457+66C, Baywood-Los Osos, CA, United States

NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION of this hike to Montaña de Oro State Park. We will hike the Rattlesnake Trail to observe the local endemic Pecho manzanita (Arctostaphylos pechoensis) then complete […]

Test Event

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California Native Plants for Gardens in North SLO County

Atascadero Library 6555 Capistrano Avenue, Atascadero, CA, United States

Join us at the Atascadero Public Library for a presentation on California native plants recommended for the unique climate and soils in the northern interior sections of San Luis Obispo County. Zach Tanner and Bill Waycott with CNPS-SLO and the Atascadero Land Preservation Society will share how to select and grow these plants in your […]


Atascadero Lake Park - BBQ Area #1 9100 Morro Road, Atascadero, CA, United States

DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS, THE PICNIC HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Registration fees will be returned.  If you sent a check, it will be voided and not deposited.  If you paid by […]

NO April 6 General Membership Meeting

There will be no General Membership Meeting in April for the San Luis Obispo Chapter of the California Native Plant Society due to many numerous other activities this month.