The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) has announced that Greg Kaiser of YardApes, Inc. in New Milford has earned Landscape Industry Certified Technician status and is now nationally certified.

Certification enhances an individual's professionalism, demonstrates a sense of personal achievement and increased respect and recognition in the profession.

The PLANET certification program, Landscape Industry Certified, is supported and used internationally, shows credibility and commitment to the best practices.

In fact, the International Certification Council (ICC) has worked to align the PLANET certification program with national standards and follow a strategic planning initiative.