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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:

  (May/June 2018)


2018 KNPS Summer BBQ
and Potluck

When: Sunday, August 26
Time: 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Waterlife Discovery Center (old fish hatchery) on Lakeshore Drive
Directions: From Hwy 95, south of the Long Bridge, go west on Lakeshore Drive 1.5 miles – it’s on the right (south side).
What to Bring: A dish to share: appetizer, salad, veggie or dessert; lawn chairs and your favorite beverage (wine and beer are okay). KNPS will furnish the BBQ main course, napkins, plates & flatware.
Happy Hour: 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Dinner: Starts at 5:00 pm
Please RSVP: Gail Bolin at
or 208-627-3292