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
Developers are trying to advance a 2,000 square foot project just south of Joshua Tree National Park without a proper Joint Project Review.
As Californians it’s our responsibility to use water wisely, and in our landscapes, California native plants offer both beautiful natural resource conservation and habitat benefits.
Conservation needs many people working together. See how a high school teacher empowered his students to protect oak woodlands.