The “Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist” Program is a voluntary program to accomplish the following objectives:
- To upgrade the professionalism of individuals in the field of commercial horticulture and the industry itself;
- To increase the education and pride of green industry employees; and
- To inform the public of increased industry professionalism and competence.
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Certification is renewable each year by means of earning eight (8) maintenance credits and the payment of the recertification renewal fee of $25.00 MNLA members/$35.00 non-member. Maintenance credits will be awarded upon submission of an MCH Credit Reporting Form.
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This non-governmental, voluntary program to certify nursery industry em- ployees as professionals is administered by a Board of “Massachusetts Certified Horticulturists” under the sponsorship of the Massachusetts Nursery & Landscape Association. Certification is not, however, limited to MNLA members and their employees.