Nursery Certification Programs
The CNLA continues to work cooperatively with the Canadian Nursery Certification Institute (CNCI) in the development and administration of nursery certification programs including Clean Plants and P. ramorum certification.
The Canadian Nursery Certification Institute (CNCI) was founded in 2005. Developed by industry, it is the overall mandate of CNCI to administer nursery certification programs in Canada. It is the role of CNCI to:
At the current time, the CNCI manages two certification programs:
Another nursery certification alternative available to the industry is the CFIA’s Canadian Nursery Certification Program. This is also a systems-based program designed for nurseries that have significant export sales to the US.
Clean Plants certified nurseries
P.ramorum certified nurseries
Recognizing Canadian companies that raise the level of professionalism in the landscape industry.
Minimum standards for the nursery industry, for use by students, educators and professionals.
An independent industry body with a mandate to administer nursery certification programs in Canada.
Provides the framework for basic training sessions to develop an informed well-rounded employee.