CNPS Workshops

CNPS field workshop

Workshops & Professional Training

California Native Plant Society plant science training workshops provide botanists, biologists, land managers, and ecologists the scientific skills and practical experience necessary to assess, manage, and protect native plants and lands in California and beyond.

The 2022 Plant Science Workshop season has ended. Do you want to be notified when registration opens for our 2023 Workshops? Click here to sign up!

High Quality, High Value

All CNPS workshops feature:
Expert Instructors
Hands-On Learning
Beautiful Field Sites
Small Class Sizes
Science-Backed Skills

General Information

Before registering, please review our workshop cancellation policy, registration and payment policy, and participant expectations. Note that some details, including exact locations of classroom or field sites, may be subject to change.

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If you have questions about any workshops, or suggestions for future workshop topics and instructors, e-mail Alyssa Huante, ahuante@cnps.org.

Scholarships Available

CNPS is committed to reducing barriers and broadening participation in our workshops. We are offering financial support opportunities for students and early professionals who may not otherwise be able to attend. This scholarship will cover the cost of one CNPS plant science workshop. In some instances, CNPS will also provide monetary assistance for travel and accommodations. 

The scholarship form is due four weeks before the workshop date that you would like to attend. You will be notified within three weeks of the workshop date about the financial aid determination. Please fill out the form below to be considered as a potential recipient of a workshop scholarship.

Scholarship Application