Wharton reaches milestone in continuing education

Steve Wharton attended the Green Industry Expo in October where he received his one-thousandth continuing education unit in horticulture, turfgrass management, business and management, and greenhouse management.

He is a 33-year member of the Professional Grounds Management Society, one of the founding organizations of the Green Industry Expo.

Wharton has been a certified grounds manager since 1993, served as horticulturist for the Minot Park District from 1992-2014 and now serves as a park commissioner.