Certified

Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale is the largest of Broward County's 31 municipalities and the eighth largest city in Florida. Fort Lauderdale has a semi-tropical climate, and its world-famous Fort Lauderdale Beach offers premier opportunities for recreation, relaxation and enjoyment. Through the cooperative efforts of residents, businesses and local government, Fort Lauderdale has evolved into a City that offers the best of both worlds: an attractive business environment and an outstanding quality of life, as well as a natural environment for wildlife… the place where native animals are our neighbors, supported to feel right at home AND where migrating, seasonal visitors are welcomed as our guests.

Type : City or Town
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Population: 165912
Registered

Fourth and Gill Neighborhood

The Historic Fourth & Gill Neighborhood is a diverse inner city historic neighborhood adjacent to The Old City and Downtown Knoxville. The neighborhood features more than 280 residential structures, including single-family houses, duplexes, apartment buildings, and a brand-new senior living facility. The district also contains one school (now Brownlow Lofts) and three churches. It is a pedestrian-friendly neighborhood, perfect for walking downtown or strolling and admiring the selection of historic homes, the majority of which are Queen Anne and Craftsman styles. The Fourth & Gill Neighborhood enjoys a long history of civic-minded activity and is home to an active social network with a strong collection of organizers, activists, and creative people who continually renew the neighborhood with fresh events, energy, and collective vitality. Fourth & Gill is home to many residents that actively participate in Parks and Beautification efforts within the neighborhood. Some of these efforts include hosting mini art galleries, participating in annual neighborhood clean-up events, establishing the Golden Shovel award (described in next section), participating in the National Wildlife Federation’s Certified Wildlife Habitat program, and planting native plants on Gill Avenue and at the Neighborhood Community Center. This enthusiasm for improving parks and greenspace has led a group of passionate residents to establish a sub-group of the Fourth and Gill Neighborhood Organization Parks and Beautification, known as the Fourth & Gill Woolly Bears. This group works to improve Fourth & Gill’s unique urban ecosystem by providing habitat for wildlife. The Woolly Bears educate about and advocate for the use of native plants and informed land stewardship practices, which increase the beauty, health, and happiness in our community.

Type : Neighborhood or HOA
Knoxville, TN 37917
Population: 1000
Registered

Friday Creek

The Friday Creek community consists of the watershed of the Samish River in Skagit County, upstream of the confluence with its tributary, Friday Creek. The community is chiefly rural with only a few small settlements: the unincorporated towns of Alger, Thornwood and Prairie. Small-scale agriculture dominates the valleys and commercial forestry the uplands. Most of the residents own single-family dwellings on their own land holdings that range in size from lots to whole farms. The Samish River supports a wide variety of fish, including several salmon and trout species.

Type : City or Town
Burlington, WA 98284
Population: 7100
Certified

Fripp Island

Fripp Island is a barrier island in South Carolina's Low Country. With its three miles of beachfront and abundant salt marshes and maritime forests, the island provides habitat for American alligators, fish, deer, raccoons and over 80 species of birds, including bald eagles. It was designated a wildlife sanctuary in 1974 by the state legislature and was identified as an Important Bird Area by the National Audubon Society in 2010. Fripp Island has a host of conservation programs to protect wildlife as well as a robust agenda of educational programs for both residents and visitors.

Type : City or Town
Fripp Island, SC 29920
Population: 850
Certified

Great Falls

Type : City or Town
Great Falls, VA 22066
Population: 17000
Certified

Great Falls

Type : City or Town
Fairfax, VA 22066
Population: 17000
Certified

Greater Mason District

This project is being led by the Friends of Hidden Oaks Nature Center, a non-profit group associated with a county nature center. The Mason District is one of several districts within Fairfax County, Virginia. It is a relatively urban community, with an ethnically diverse population. A recent trend has been for small single-family homes to be replaced with mini-mansions, reducing backyards and mature trees. Green space in the district has declined significantly in the last 20 years, while there has been a dramatic increase in impervious surfaces.

Type : Neighborhood or HOA
Annandale, VA 22003
Population: 267776
Registered

Gresham Butte

Gresham Butte Neighborhood (GBNA) is a neighborhood association in the city of Gresham. GBNA northern and eastern edges are bound by Johnson Creek and the Springwater Trail, a16 mile walking and biking trail. The southern edge of the community is surrounded by green space as well. The neighborhood is comprised of 1965 single family residences and two schools. Gresham is the fourth largest city in Oregon and prizes its natural resources and environment.

Type : Neighborhood or HOA
Gresham , OR 97080
Population: 5396
Registered

Haig Point

Haig Point is a charming sea island community located between Hilton Head Island and Savannah. Daufuskie Island is the southernmost Sea Island in South Carolina. There is no bridge to the Island. Residents and guests drive electric golf carts to the eclectic points of interest in and around the Island. It is five miles long by almost three miles wide­ – approximately 5,000 acres. With over three miles of pristine beachfront, Daufuskie is surrounded by the waters of Calibogue Sound, Intracoastal Waterway, and the Atlantic Ocean. Haig Point is located at the northern tip of the island.

Type : Neighborhood or HOA
Daufuskie Island, SC 29915
Population: 350
Registered

Hallandale Beach

The City of Hallandale Beach is a vibrant destination with something for everyone. Home to 38,000 residents and a first choice for current and future business owners, the City of Hallandale Beach has it all and attracts tourists from across the globe each year. Conveniently nestled between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, the City of Hallandale Beach continues to seek innovative ways to meet the needs of the community, by providing superior services in a fiscally-sound manner.

Type : City or Town
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
Population: 35800

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