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Board of Natural Scientists

In 1998, the General Court established the Board of Natural Scientists to certify and regulate the professions of soil scientists and wetland scientists. This certification is to guard the citizens of New Hampshire and the professions from unqualified practitioners of soil science and wetland science, and to foster intelligent application of the knowledge of soil properties and wetland characteristics in planning and implementing land use decisions consistent with New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services rules or standards adopted by the Board.

Who We Represent:

  • Certified Soil Scientist
  • Certified Wetland Scientist
  • Soil Scientist Apprentice
  • Wetland Scientist Apprentice


Contact Information:

Office of Professional Licensure & Certification
7 Eagle Square
Concord NH, 03301


Board Administration:
[email protected]
Fax: 603-271-2856

Customer Support:
Phone: 603-271-2152