Celebrating and conserving the ecological richness of California's grasslands

We Reached our $20,000 Year-End Donation Drive Goal! 
We are grateful for your generous donations which have been matched dollar-for-dollar. 
Thank you donors and Victor Schaff for his $10,000 matching funds donation. 

Photo: S & S Seeds founder Victor Schaff and his daughter, S & S Manager Jody Miller. Photo by Joshua Curry

Wildland Seed Collecting, Storage, and Reintroduction

Center for Plant Conservation. 2019CPC Best Plant Conservation Practices to Support Species Survival in the Wild.  https://saveplants.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/CPC-Best-Practices-5.22.2019.pdf. Accessed: 10/05/2021. 

California Native Plant Society. 2020. Policy on Ethics and Best Practices for Collecting Native Plants (PS-20). Accessed May 18, 2021.

Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden

Wall M. 2009. SEED COLLECTION GUIDELINES for California Native Plant Species. Seed Conservation Program, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Accessed May 12, 2021


Wall, M. and J. Macdonald. 2009. Processing Seeds of California Native Plants for Conservation, Storage, and Restoration. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Occasional Publication, Number 10, Claremont, CA. 216 pages. Accessed May 12, 2021. https://www.cnga.org/resources/Documents/Resources/Plant%20ID/Processing%20Seeds%20of%20CA%20Plants_RSABG_2009.pdf

United State Forest Service, USDA

US Forest Service, USDA. ND. Collecting Native Seed. Accessed May 12, 2021. https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/Native_Plant_Materials/developing/collecting.shtml

Wildflower Ethics and Native Plants. Accessed May 12, 2021. https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/ethics/index.shtml

California Native Grasslands Association  is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization. 

This organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.

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