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
Consider replacing your turf with native grasses and grass-like plants that require less water and fewer resources to maintain.
We looked for rare plants, camped, hiked, went birdwatching, and found fire followers coming up in the French Fire burn area.
We talk with Brenda Gallegos and Belinda Faustinos, who are reconnecting people and nature as leaders in California’s Power in Nature Coalition.