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Certificates in Native Plant Studies

Programs on identifying, cultivating, and conserving native plants



Curious about our certificate programs? Want to learn how our certificate programs in Native Plant Studies can help you fulfill a dream, start a new career, or simply enjoy a new interest? Come discover what the Society has to offer.


Whether you are interested in taking classes for fun, to add breadth and depth to your existing knowledge and skills, or to advance your career, our self-paced certificate programs in Native Plant Studies offer a unique opportunity to learn about the region’s flora. 


From amateur botanists and gardeners to green industry professionals and conservation managers, students enrolled in our programs in Field Botany and Horticulture and Design learn about identifying, cultivating, and conserving native New England plants. They also gain a greater appreciation for native plants’ ecological importance and actively participate in their preservation and restoration. 


Successful completion of the programs is based on full participation, not academic proficiency. Therefore exams will not be administered. While there are no exams, there are opportunities for self-assessment. Want to know more? Visit the links on the left or download our certificate programs brochure.

last modified August 06, 2015