Frequently Asked Questions
Learn all about becoming a Member and the benefits you will receive.
Yes, you can request one of our Education Volunteers to help you.
Yes, see the Events Calendar for more information.
KNPS does not have official chapters but we do have Membership Regions.
See Non-profit Funding for more information on our funding of native plant projects.
See our Scholarship for information on our funding of graduate student’s research on plants.
The Definition of Native Plants explains that native plants are those that originated in a given geographic area without human involvement.
The Ecoregions of Kansas list the various types of vegetation both historical and today. Maps are included.
See Kansas Endemic Plants for a list of plants that are native only to Kansas.
See the many Benefits of native plants in the natural world and in our gardens.
See the Education Section in our Resources.
Go to the Identification Section in our Resources Listing.
Our Recommended Books List provides a number of guides to plant identification.
Yes! We recommend you use our Events Calendar to find a walk near you.
Gardening and Landscaping
See Resources, and go to the landscaping section.
Our Recommended Books list landscaping and gardening books.
Our Plant & Seed Sources list businesses that sell native plants and seeds.
It is not recommended. See Roadside Plants for information on the legality & ethics of digging up wildflowers and other plants.
Restoration and Management
See our Resources for information on planting, burning, and brush control.
Our Recommended Books listing contains information on restoration and management books.