Source: California Invasive Plant Council

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About Us

Mission and History

Native California Redwood trees in Big Basin State Park
Native California redwood trees in Big Basin State Park
Photo courtesy C. Merrick

Cal-IPC's mission is to protect California's lands and waters from ecologically-damaging invasive plants through science, education and policy. We work closely with agencies, industry and other nonprofit organizations to support research, restoration work, and public education. Mission and History continued...


When you become a Cal-IPC member, you join a powerful network of researchers and land managers. You will receive our quarterly Cal-IPC News, announcements for the annual Cal-IPC Symposium, and opportunities to visit legislative offices at California Invasive Weeds Day at the Capitol. And your dues help Cal-IPC continue to protect and restore California's wildlands. Learn more about Cal-IPC membership....

Staff and Board Members

Cal-IPC employs a team of professional staff, and operations are overseen by a Board of Directors.

Financial Statements

Cal-IPC reports annually to the IRS as a 501c3 tax-exempt nonprofit educational charity.

Contact Us

Contact Cal-IPC by phone at (510) 843-3902, or by email at See our Contact page for a complete list of contact information.


Cal-IPC has a variety of books, brochure, and other references.