Activities & Education

Sea Lettuce (Dudleya caespitosa)
Hutchinson’s Larkspur (Delphinium hutchinsoniae)

General Meetings

General Meetings are free of charge and open to the general public. They are held on the second Thursday of odd-numbered months at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History.  Programs start at 7.30 pm.

Field Trips

The chapter organizes regular field trips in different parts of the county, catering to a wide range of hiking and botanical skills. Field trips are open to both members and non-members.

Gardening with Natives

The chapter’s horticulture group is focused on growing native plants both for pleasure and also for sale at the chapter’s annual fall plant sale and a spring earth day sale.  It meets every Friday at MEarth in Carmel Valley.

Wildflower Show

The Wildflower Show is held on the 3rd weekend in April each year at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History.  It is one of the largest in the world, regularly displaying over 700 different species.

Photo credit: Margret Cordts

Plant Sale

The annual plant sale in October is a great opportunity to enhance your garden with beautiful and carefully nurtured native plants.

French Broom (Genista monspessulana)


Dedicated volunteers from the chapter have for many years attempted to control the spread of invasive weeds in various areas including Soberanes Creek and Point Lobos (East).  More volunteers are always welcome.


Details of prior events (including the Wildflower Show and Plant Sale) and field trips can be accessed here: