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
CNPS is pleased to present the full recordings and slides of all sessions and presentations from the sold-out CNPS 2022 Conference. Enter the password CNPS2022Conference to access.
See a full list of upcoming CNPS workshops for professionals and lay people alike.
From scholarship grants to helpful resources for students exploring careers in ecology, botany, or other related fields, we’ve got you covered.
See our collection of ideas and resources to get your classroom or family inspired.
Latest news and stories
Eco-cultural restoration led by Native women invokes societal roles held since time immemorial while also offering a unique perspective of the environment, including land tending and care.
In order to restore native ecosystems that are resilient against climate chaos, many Indigenous practitioners continue to utilize Traditional Cultural Practices such as cultural burning.
Julia Cordero-Lamb of the Coastal Band of the Chumash Nation explains how Traditional Indigenous regenerative horticulture is the science of discerning what the plants tell us they need.