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 settlement supports mitigation objectives and project improvements to protect the world’s largest population of the federally- and state-endangered Gaviota tarplant
CNPS sued Lake County this week for its rushed approval of a 16,000-acre luxury complex north of Napa County in fire-prone Guenoc Valley.
Kat High Hupa descendant, occupational therapist, and native plant gardener offers advice for students and how the native plant community can support Indigenous people.