Mark your calendars for 2021
WHO: The CNPS Conservation Conference attracts more than 1,000 attendees including professional and amateur botanists, biologists, ecologists, conservationists, landscaping professionals, nursery managers, land use planners, CNPS members, students, agency staff, policymakers, environmentalists, researchers, backyard gardeners, volunteers, and native plant lovers from California and beyond!
WHAT: Every 3 years, this conference brings together California’s conservation community for the largest gathering of its kind. Scientific sessions cover a broad spectrum of topics, and special events provide time for collaboration, networking, and fun.
WHERE: All conference events will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose, located at 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA 95110. Stay tuned for information on how to book a room at the special negotiated rate, exclusively for conference attendees.
WHEN: Note the new fall dates this year – October 28 through 30, 2021! Pre-conference workshops and field trips will take place on October 26 and 27.
WHY: The Conservation Conference provides ample opportunities to network and connect with like-minded others, while learning about current research and trends, building your career, and contributing to future plans for California’s native plants and natural habitats. And the big event only happens every three years, so you don’t want to miss it!
HOW [TO GET THE DETAILS]: This website will be your source for all conference news and information. The conference planning team is busily working out the fine details, so we will be frequently updating the information on this site as plans come together. If you’re not already subscribed to CNPS news and updates, you can sign up now and get information on the conference delivered to your inbox, too.