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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 2017)


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.


2017 KNPS Summer BBQ & Potluck

When:  Sunday, August 27, 2017

Time:  4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Where: Waterlife Discovery Center (old fish hatchery)

Directions:  From Hwy 95, just south of the Long Bridge, go west on Lakeshore Drive 1.5 miles – it’s on the right.

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 to Gail Bolin at or 208-627-3292