To know native plants is to want to protect them. That’s why education has been a central part of the CNPS mission for more than 50 years. The CNPS Education Program supports a wide range of activities and resources that inspire students, engage the public, and foster new generations of native plant professionals.
Education projects and resources
Get involved in the original citizen science effort to help California’s rarest plants.
See a full list of upcoming CNPS workshops for professionals and lay people alike.
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Reflections on a legislative career and the impact of everyday citizens.
If someone wanted to design the perfect pest, it would have all the qualities of a shot hole borer.
Come behind the scenes on our RPTH at Mount Hermon in the Santa Cruz Sandhills to find and map occurrences of the rare Ben Lomond buckwheat