About us

Activities and Organization

Andrew Molera SP – Sept 2018

Regular Activities

These include the general meetings and regular field trips as well as the annual Wildflower Show and Plant Sale.  The chapter also has an active Gardening with Natives section.

Wildflower Show  
& Plant Sale

The two main annual events are the spring Wildflower Show (one of the largest of its kind in the world) and the fall Native Plant Sale.

Menzies’ Wallflower (Erysimum menziesii)


The chapter publishes The Wallflower every other month. This contains details of the upcoming general meeting and field trips as well as other information about chapter activities.


The chapter has published several books relating to the flora of Monterey County.

Lewis’ Clarkia (Clarkia lewisii)


To become a member of the Monterey Bay Chapter, simply become a member of the statewide CNPS organization, and choose Monterey Bay as your home chapter.

Elegant Clarkia (Clarkia unguiculata)

Chapter governance

The MB-CNPS chapter is governed by a Board of Directors comprising 4 elected officers plus 2-8 appointed committee chairs or members-at-large.