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
The storms that pummeled California last winter allowed our hardy photosynthetic friends to exhibit a grand display of color palettes as they emerged from the thirsty sands once again to take your breath away.
When the oaks are masting, acorns fall in remarkable numbers, with a mature oak (between 40 and 120 years old) producing upwards of 10,000 acorns. This abundance can alter migration routes of acorn eaters . . .
Conserving the genetic variation of our flora is of utmost importance if we’re to be prepared for future restoration and recovery efforts, especially under the threats of climate change, catastrophic fire, and invasive species.