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Certify Your Wildlife Garden

Whether you have an apartment balcony or a 20-acre farm, you can create a garden that attracts beautiful wildlife and helps restore habitat in commercial and residential areas.

By providing food, water, cover and a place for wildlife to raise their young, you not only help wildlife, but you also qualify to become an official Certified Wildlife Habitat® and join more than 150,000 sites across the country.

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To certify your yard, you need to provide the following:

Food

Examples of food sources:

  • native plants
  • seeds
  • fruits
  • nuts
  • berries
  • nectar

 

Water

Examples of water sources:

  • birdbath
  • pond
  • water garden
  • stream

 

Rabbit rock cover

Examples of cover:

  • thicket
  • roosting box
  • brush pile
  • mature trees

 

Places to Raise Young

Examples of places to raise young:

  • dense shrubs
  • vegetation
  • nesting box
  • pond

 

If you don't think your garden is complete, start your registration and we'll inspire you along the way.

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If you would prefer to download and print your application, please click here.

 

Benefits of Certifying
  • NW June July 2011 coverFree one-year subscription to National Wildlife magazine
  • Certified Wildlife Habitat CertificatePersonalized Certificate
  • Habitat Online EnewsletterHabitat tips and articles emailed to you in a monthly newsletter
Certify your yard today!
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