California Native Plant Society

New Pilot Program Helps Southern California Grow Native

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 7:33pm

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and local water agencies have teamed up with the California Native Plant Society to bring more native plants to the regions homes and gardens.

Key Points: 
  • The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and local water agencies have teamed up with the California Native Plant Society to bring more native plants to the regions homes and gardens.
  • Through the pilot, staff at participating nurseries will receive training on the proper care, maintenance, watering and planting of California native plants.
  • Beyond these sustainability benefits, native gardens are just beautiful, said Dan Gluesenkamp, executive director of the California Native Plant Society.
  • CNPS has more than 70,000 fans and supporters, and 35 chapters promoting its mission throughout California and Baja California.