Supporting the next generation
What better way to invest in the future of California’s native plants than our students. From scholarships and research opportunities to grade school activities, CNPS and its 35 chapters believe deeply in sharing what we have today, for tomorrow. Read on to learn more about CNPS student offerings, including: Financial support, Volunteering and internships, Opportunities to present research, Networking at CNPS and partner events, Curriculum and materials for teachers.
Student and educational resources
CNPS awards seven education funds a year to students and researchers studying California’s native flora.
Inspire your kids with our collection of botanical activities, nature journaling curriculum, and more.
Latest news and stories
Come behind the scenes on our RPTH at Mount Hermon in the Santa Cruz Sandhills to find and map occurrences of the rare Ben Lomond buckwheat.
In 1997, teaching 6th graders at the Los Angeles County Outdoor Science School, I first discovered the San Gabriel Mountains.
Kids need nature, and we as parents, educators, and caring adults, need to provide access to it for them.