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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.


Order Your 2016 Holiday Cards

You can order your 2016 holiday cards at the September 24th and October 22nd KNPS meetings. Last date for ordering will be November 18th.

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Current Newsletter:

  (Sept/Oct 2016)


The Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society in conjunction with Sandpoint Parks and Recreation have monthly presentations at the Sandpoint Community Hall, 204 S. First Avenue. The meetings are held from 9:45 - 11:30 AM.


Saturday, Oct 22 Diane Stutzman “Native Plants of the Palouse”

Diane Stutzman is the Botanist for the Bureau of Land Management in Spokane. The Spokane Field Office has responsibility for management of the BLM lands spread across the eastern 75% of Washington State. She and her husband own and operate Desert Jewels Nursery in Spokane Valley which specializes in native plants for xeriscape and other dry area applications.