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Botanizing on a native prairie

Photo: Matthew Richter 

Kansas Native Plant Society Members . . .

. . . are botanists, naturalists, gardeners, landscapers, farmers, ranchers, students, teachers, horticulturists, plant novices and experts. We have diverse interests and talents, but we have one thing in common.

We are all people who share in celebrating and preserving the native plants that grow in our Kansas landscapes.  A Kansas Native Plant Society membership connects you to a welcoming community of native plant enthusiasts. Join Us!  

Everyone is welcome! Read our Statement of Diversity, Inclusion, and Non-Discrimination.

Download a PDF Membership form and mail in a payment for dues.

KNPS Membership Benefits

Benefits of Membership

  • KNPS Quarterly Newsletter
  • Native plant outdoor events
  • Invitation to the Annual Wildflower Weekend
  • Submit images to the Annual Photo Contest
  • Educational resources
  • Learn from native plant experts
  • Spend time with fun people
  • Explore different regions of Kansas
Women teaching about Kansas wildflowers.

2009 Annual Wildflower Weekend 

Photo credit: Susan Reimer

Organization Member Benefits

  • Listing of your website on our Member Organizations Directory
  • Listing of your plant-related events in our Events Calendar

Your Membership Supports Statewide Education and Research!

Your KNPS membership and donations promote native plant education and research, by providing:

  • Funding to organizations that fulfill the KNPS mission to promote, preserve, and utilize native plants, such as a prairie restoration project by The Nature Conservancy;
  • Scholarship awards to students engaged in native plant research; and
  • Support for native plant-associated activities and materials to schools and other educational institutions, e.g., the Plant-A-Prairie project and Earth Partnership for Schools. 
2013 Scholarship Recipient, Shelly Wiggam, Konza Prairie

Join Online

Online payments are accepted through PayPal, with either a PayPal account, or a debit or credit card. 


Use drop down arrows to select a membership level and let us know where you learned about KNPS.  Please let us know what County you live in and if you are starting a new membership or renewing an existing membership.  Thanks!

Membership Dues
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What KS County do you live in?
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Your added generous donations help KNPS extend, statewide, our support of native plant awareness, provide non-profit funding, award our Mary A. Bancroft scholarship, plan for legacy initiatives and also helps fund the Plant A Prairie Program that provides native plant gardens to school children.  

Use drop down arrows to choose donation level.

General Fund
Bancroft Scholarship Fund
Legacy Fund
Plant A Prairie