Kootenay Native Plant Society

Connecting people, plants, and place

Spring Wildflower Walks

Connecting people, plants, and place

Citizen Science Training Opportunity

Join us for a Native Plant Seed Collection and Meadowscaping Workshop in Balfour on June 8!

Native plants are the foundation of our ecosystems

The need for native plant conservation is more acute than ever

To protect pollinators, protect native plant communities

Plant diversity is important to buffer the effects of climate change

Upcoming Events


The Easter Bunny Comes to Earth Day

Taghum Hall, April 21, 2019 10:00 am-3:00 pm

The Kootenay Native Plant Society will be celebrating Earth Day at the Taghum Hall on Easter Sunday.  Learn how to add native plants to your garden to encourage native bees and butterflies!  Get native plant seeds that you can plant now for flowers in this year.

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Spring Wildflower Walks

Join us for these popular walks to discover spring blooms around the Kootenays.

Three dates:

April 28:  Marsden Face

May 30:  Mt. Sentinel

June 9:  Antenna Trail

Camas Discovery Day

Teachers, book a day for your class to learn about camas.

Millennium Park Dates:  April 29 – May 3

Alternate locations and dates available in South Slocan and Nelson in the week of May 13-17.

Native Plant Seed Collection and Meadowscaping Training (FREE)

Register for this one-of-a-kind Citizen Science workshop to learn about native wildflowers and their pollinators, native plant seed collection and care, and meadowscaping!

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Castlegar Garden and Nature Fest

We love the Castlegar Garden and Nature Fest!  We will be there with native seeds and plants and information on growing a Monarch Waystation, planting for pollinators, and meadowscaping. 



Upcoming Events

6:00 pm Botany BC @ Rossland, Pend D'Oreille
Botany BC @ Rossland, Pend D'Oreille
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 23 @ 4:30 pm
Botany BC @ Rossland, Pend D'Oreille
Botany BC is an annual meeting of botanists and plant enthusiasts.  More than a “conference,” Botany BC is a series of talks and field trips (mostly field trips!) designed to explore the exceptional array of[...]