Get Involved

The Kootenay Native Plant Society offers a number of activities and programs to help connect people, plants and place.

Kootenay Lake Wildflower Seed Library

Collect Native Plant Seed for the Kootenay Lake Wildflower Seed Library.

Join us for a day to learn how to ethically harvest, clean and store seeds of flowers that are important to our native pollinators.

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Make a Meadow




M4MWestern Monarch Call to Action
An iconic migration is on the verge of collapse—we must all do our part to save western monarchs!


Join us in supporting the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation call to action, which aims to provide a set of rapid-response conservation actions that can help the western monarch population bounce back from its extremely low 2018-2019 overwintering size.

What you can do. 

Bumble Bee Watch

Join this collaborative effort to track and conserve North America’s bumble bees.



CamasFromBackKootenay Camas Project

The Kootenay Camas Project seeks to understand the health and status of camas meadows, to identify opportunities for stewardship, and to promote awareness of this important natural and heritage resource.


IMG_3243-2Native Plant Growing and Gardening

Growing native plants is a way to create more sustainable landscapes that coexist with nature and help conserve biodiversity.
KNPS supports landowners by making native seeds and seedlings available at public outreach events, offering workshops in growing wild plants, and encouraging land managers to manage for native plant diversity.


IMG_3243-2Wildflower Discovery Walks


Students in Castlegar monitoring camas density in Twin Rivers Park.School Programs