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Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society

Focusing on native plants and conservation in North Idaho


  • to foster an understanding and appreciation of native flora and its habitats in the panhandle area of North Idaho,
  • to advocate the conservation of this rich natural heritage for future generations,
  • to encourage the responsible use of native plants in landscaping and restoration,
  • to educate youth and the general public in the value of the native flora and their habitats.








  About our logo:  Marilyn McIntyre, naturalist and artist, has created our colorful logo depicting the flower, leaves, and the fruit of the kinnikinnick plant.



Current Newsletter:

  (Jan/Feb 2016)


Saturday, February 27 “Native Plants - Keeping Our Water Clean”

Molly McCahon, Lake Assist Coordinator for Bonner Soil and Water Conservation District. Molly specializes in native plants, sustainable landscape design, and erosion and sediment control. Additionally, she is a co- author of the KNPS book: “Landscaping with Native Plants in the Idaho Panhandle.” She has a degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Idaho.