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.
Latest news and stories
The Berryessa Snow Mountain Expansion Act, House Resolution 6366, is a bill that sets the stage for the conservation and long-term management of Walker Ridge.
In 2021, CNPS staff, volunteers, and students spent six weeks conducting vegetation assessments in five state parks post-fire.
This week’s important decision puts the brakes on a risky luxury development but fails to protect rare and endangered species.