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

CamasFromBackKootenay Camas Project

The Kootenay Camas Project works to highlight the connections of people to this cultural and ecological blue lily.

5th Annual Camas Discovery Day :  May 14, 2017


M4MMilkweed for Monarchs

Showy milkweed is a beautiful native plant that provides habitat for numerous other species, including the endangered monarch butterfly.



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.



Bumble beesNative Plants for Native Pollinators

Native plants and pollinators …



IMG_3243-2Wildflower Discovery Walks



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



Plant Salvage