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
Next up in the CNPS career series: Michael Kauffman ecologist, author, and educator from Humboldt County shares insight into how he got his start.
Black Lives Matter. In recent weeks, all of us have been reminded of the ways structural inequality and institutionalized racism prevent us from working together to build a more equitable and resilient society.
California Natural Resources Secretary Wade Crowfoot wants to elevate biodiversity.