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Counties Served:

The Mount Lassen Chapter’s 200 + members reside in Butte, Glenn, Tehama, and Plumas Counties.

Mission & Activities:

The mission of CNPS is to conserve California native plants and their natural habitats; and increase understanding, appreciation, and horticultural use of native plants.


Activities of the Mount Lassen Chapter include:

Mailing Address:

Mount Lassen Chapter - CNPS
PO Box 3212
Chico, CA  95927-3212

To Join CNPS:

Please designate Mount Lassen as your Local Chapter to be mailed its Pipevine Newsletter. You can designate another chapter and also receive its newsletter.

Catie Bishop: You're The Best - Thank You!

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See Commendation in The Pipevine by Margie McNairn & Jim Bishop.

Web Administrator:

Woody Elliott, 

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General Meeting:

May 7, Wednesday. 7:30 PM. Plant Life of California DesertsBy: Jim Bishop, Member – Mt. Lassen Chapter - CNPS. Lake Oroville Visitor Center, 917 Kelly Ridge Road, Oroville, CA. Car pool from Chico Park & Ride west lot (Hwy 32/99) at 6:30 PM.


Executive Board Meeting:

April 16, Wednesday. 7:00 PM. At Paul Moore's House. All CNPS members welcome. Contact Paul for location & directions, phone: 343-4287.

Field Trips:

April 20, Sunday. 10 AM. Ten Mile House Trail: Upper Bidwell Park. Meet at "Green Gate" Parking Lost at Ten Mile House Road on Hwy 32, 9 miles east of Hwy 99. Bring lunch etc. Leader: Wes Dempsey phone (530) 342-2293.

April 26, Saturday. 9:30 AM. Yahi Trail: Upper Bidwell Park, Chico.  Meet in Upper Bidwell Park - Parking Lot L at Diversion Dam. Bring lunch etc. Call leaders if raining. Leaders: Gerry Ingco phone (530) 893-5123  & Wes Dempsey phone (530) 342-2293.

Volunteer Opportunities:

See Google Calendar above and  Events Calendar at Friends of Bidwell Park link here

Member Photos:

Dudleya sp.Click Here to View More of Doug Churchill's Wildflower Photos


corn lily Click Here To View More of Lorna Cunkle & John Meehan's Wildflower Photos