Take it outdoors
How eco-literate are the children in your life? As adults, each of us can play an important role in connecting today’s kids with the natural world, building a sense of awe, respect for our finite resources, and early environmental stewardship. But in the end, getting outside and learning about nature is just plain fun! See our collection of ideas and resources to get your classroom or family inspired.
Ideas and resources
Learn how to enhance a child’s sense of wonder using our downloadable cards and a simple 2-minute walk.
From scavenger hunts to rainy-day tabletop activities, these games are sure to delight the young botanists in your life!
Latest news and stories
Antonio Sanchez has worked with native plants all over California. Read this lively and frank conversation about what it's like to work with natives plants, play in a band, and stay connected to the big picture.
Next up in the CNPS career series: Michael Kauffman ecologist, author, and educator from Humboldt County shares insight into how he got his start.
Next up in the CNPS career series: Teri Barry of UC Davis Center for Plant Diversity talks about the importance of herbaria collections and getting your foot in the door.