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 commission's decision is a major step backward for LA County. The Centennial Specific Plan now heads to the board of supervisors for a vote later this year.
Learn and celebrate the latest in invasive plant biology and management. This year's theme confronts that along with biological diversity, cultural and intellectual diversity are necessary.
Climate change is happening in real time in the Mojave, where occurrences of the iconic Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia) are growing smaller and changing.