The Native Plant Master« Program fosters stewardship of native plants, sustainable landscaping, and management of alien invasive weeds that threaten native ecosystems. Impacts in the past six years were significant and included a total of 89,134 direct educational contacts made by 2,567 volunteers. The program is the only one of its kind in the country, and scholarly products include a curriculum, the Colorado plants database, educational manuals, and fact sheets to support student learning. NPM courses are field-based, and participants learn taxonomy, landscaping uses of native plants and noxious weed identification and control. Hands-on indoor classes are also offered.