The Plant Science Training Program specializes in providing workshops for professional botanists, biologists, and ecologists to teach the skills and provide the tools and resources for conducting sound scientific surveys for rare plants, rare plant communities, vegetation, and wetlands. Discounted registration fees are offered to CNPS Members.

  • Mar 1-3 Vegetation Mapping Location: Redlands. Instructors: Julie Evens, John Menke, Todd Keeler-Wolf
  • April 4-6 Introduction to Plant Identification – Part II Location: Auburn. Instructor: Josie Crawford
  • Apr 18-20 Introduction to Plant Identification – Southern CA Location: Frazier Park & Tejon Ranch. Instructors: Nick Jensen
  • May 2-4 San Luis Obispo County Flora Location: San Luis Obispo County. Instructor: David Keil
  • May 17-19 Introduction to Plant Identification – Part I Location: Berkeley. Instructor: Josie Crawford
  • Jun 7-8 Rare Plant Survey Protocols Location: Redding, CA & Hog Lake, near Red Bluff, CA. Instructors: Heath Bartosh, Aaron Sims
  • Oct 3-5 Vegetation Rapid Assessment/Relevé Location: Bodega Bay. Instructors: Jennifer Buck-Diaz and Anne Klein
  • Date TBA Wetland/Riparian Plant Identification
  • Date TBA CEQA Impact Assessment