May is Garden for Wildlife Month


May is the perfect time to make your yard wildlife friendly.

Whether you're a gardening novice with a small balcony or gardening veteran with a few acres, you can provide for local wildlife by creating a Certified Wildlife Habitat®And as a special offer for May only, we'll plant a tree in your honor when you certify this month!

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May as Gardening for Wildlife Month

Celebrate by Certifying!

Turn your yard, garden, or outdoor space into a Certified Wildlife Habitat® site to restore vital habitat for wildlife and create a relaxing place to experience nature.

Certification Benefits:
  • A Personalized Certificate
  • Listing in NWF's National Registry of certified habitats
  • One year NWF Membership
  • Six bi-monthly issues of National Wildlife magazine
  • Garden for Wildlife e-Newsletter
  • Eligibility to purchase Yard Signs
  • **For May Only** A Tree Planted in Your Honor

Your $20 application fee also supports National Wildlife Federation's conservation work all across America.

GET STARTED: Read our ideas, resources and tips to create a beautiful and wildlife-friendly space >> 
Join in and watch our four-part webinar series with tons of ideas for getting your garden started>>


Already Certified? Celebrate Your Garden this May!


Create an ADVANCED Bird-Friendly Certified Wildlife Habitat site
Upgrade your certification to our Bird-Friendly program.


Get a Certified Wildlife Habitat Yard Sign
Make your garden easily identifiable as wildlife-friendly while enhancing its beauty.


Certify a Loved One's Garden
Certifications make the perfect gift for every wildlife or garden-lover!


Spruce up your Plant Life
Use native plants to attract and provide for local wildlife. American Beauties Native Plants® has a beautiful selection and your purchase supports National Wildlife Federation.

Spread the Word 

Spread the Word about Garden for Wildlife Month
Post a badge on your site or blog!


Watch the Wildlife in Your Garden
Friends of wildlife track the health and behavior of wildlife nationwide.

Share Your Celebration & Your Garden

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Join the Certified Wildlife Habitat Facebook group

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Follow @Garden4Wildlife on Twitter

Share Your Photos on Flickr

Share photos from your garden with our Flickr group!

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Create a Wildlife Habitat
Certify your yard today!
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