Educational Programs



Focusing on California, 40 exquisite photographs by Rob Badger and Nita Winter, highlight spectacular wildflower landscapes and intimate floral portraits created on California's public lands

January 23rd to March 7th.  Save the Date.

Wildflower Ridge Erika Perloff

Erika Perloff, presents Chasing Color: Painting California's Native Flora through the Seasons. The exhibit at the Helen Crocker Russell Library, the San Francisco Botanical Garden, is dedicated to Erika’s mother, Dorothee Perloff, a past president of the Marin Chapter of CNPS .   Exhibit dates: January 3 - April 30.

Stafford Lake Photo by Vernon Smith

Marin County Parks is offering two $10,000 grants for research to be conducted within its system of open space preserves.

Applications are due no later than February 15, 2016.

The Marin Chapter of the California Native Plant Society is pleased to offer scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students doing research on plant systematics, plant ecology, plant physiology, plant community restoration or other related botanical studies of native plants that grow in habitats in Marin County or other local habitats in Central and Northern California.
Application deadline: 1 April 2015

The Marin Chapter of the California Native Plant Society is pleased to offer a scholarship to a high school student having an interest in pursuing a future as a naturalist. This is a chance to participate in an intensive one-week course in the Lake Tahoe area.
Application deadline for the program: 21 May 2015