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
Extinction is on the rise worldwide, but California is pushing back. California’s botanical institutions are determined to prevent any further extinction of the state’s native plants.
By voting in favor of the Centennial development, LA County supervisors put the interests of Tejon Ranch Company ahead of the local community.
Spring is here, and its time to get outside and enjoy wildflowers. Plan a trip to hike with your family or visit a nearby garden to observe the variety of shapes and colors in flowers.