Certified

Coconut Creek

Coconut Creek is a rapidly growing suburb of Ft. Lauderdale with 16% of its acreage set aside as parks or other natural areas. The city is the Butterfly Capital of the World, and is home to Butterfly World, the world's largest butterfly aviary. Butterfly gardens have been planted at the town hall, in town parks and at several schools in the city. Annual events include the Butterfly Festival, the 5K Butterfly Run, the Arbor Day Tree and Butterfly Plant Give Away and the Butterfly Parade. Even the new high school is named Monarch High.

Type : City or Town
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
Population: 48000
Certified

Colchester

In 2005 Colchester, Connecticut, was named the 57th best place to live in America by Money Magazine. Through its history, Colchester has evolved from an agricultural community to one of early industry and now a rural/suburban community with several family-run farms, a thriving business district and a significant commuter population. Colchester has many natural resources including rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, forests, wetlands, and open space. The project team is focused on activities and education to help people rediscover nature to ensure the ongoing quality of life and environment in their community.

Type : City or Town
Colchester, CT 06415
Population: 15120
Registered

Colinas Costeras

Colinas Costeras (Spanish) are the Coastal Hills of the San Francisco Peninsula. The Coastal Hills are epitomized by Wind & Fog.  Ironic that many people who live here don't appreciate it, but FOG 💨 = WATER💧= LIFE 🌱. Colinas Costeras Community Wildlife Habitat is centered around Milagra (or Miracle) Ridge and Sweeney Ridge. The two cities which surround Milagra Ridge and Sweeney Ridge are Pacifica (94044), which lies on the western or ocean side; and San Bruno (94066), which lies on the eastern or bay side. Celebrate the MIRACLE that is Milagra Ridge! Feel the fresh coastal air, plant the fragrant CA Coastal Sagebrush, and watch the native wildlife it attracts! Replicate the native landscape on the coastal hills, and 📜 Certify your property as a Wildlife Habitat at NWF.org/certify 🌼 Because every property COUNTS! 🐝🐞🐢 Show us your property's before & after photos, and we may SPOTLIGHT 📷 your property here! Our website is Colinas.Costeras.org or simply Costeras.org

Type : City or Town
Pacifica, CA 94044
Population: 83000
Certified

Collier County

Collier County is the second largest county in Florida, and it includes parts of Everglades National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve as well as two National Wildlife Refuges. Beach resort cities Marco Island and Naples are also part of this lovely seaside county. The county is named after real estate magnate Barron Collier, who introduced paved roads, electric power, telegraphs and countless new businesses and homeowners to Florida's last frontier. Keep Collier Beautiful, an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful®, is the organization leading the Community Wildlife Habitat project. Keep Collier Beautiful sponsors regular programs like Coastal Cleanups and Adopt-a-Canal that work to reduce litter and keep county waterways clean.

Type : County
Naples, FL 34145
Population: 322000
Registered

Collingswood

Collingswood is a historic town located 5 miles outside of Philadelphia. Known for its eclectic downtown, BYO restaurant scene, farmer’s market, and eco-conscious, creative community, the town has undergone a major revitalization over the past two decades. It’s been named a “Top 10 Transformed Neighborhood” by Forbes, the “Best Place to Go Car Free” by Men’s Journal, and a “Great Place in America” by the American Planning Association. This small town has three public parks, including Knight Park, which stretches out over more than 60 acres and is a prime location for habitat restoration. The Collingswood Community Wildlife Team includes members of the Collingswood Green Team.

Type : City or Town
Collingswood, NJ 08108
Population: 13850
Certified

Columbia

Columbia is the capital city of South Carolina.

Type : City or Town
Columbia, SC 29205
Population: 133114
Registered

Columbia County

Located in North-Central Florida along the Georgia border, Columbia County is a rural community that is rapidly becoming urbanized. It has become the center for commercial and medical needs for the region north of Gainesville. Because of its many pristine rivers, springs and forests, this area of Florida has become a Mecca for natural tourism. The Osceola National Forest and Pinhook Swamp are in the county, as well as the Suwannee, Santa Fe and Ichetucknee rivers and their tributaries. The Community Wildlife Habitat team consists of a diverse group of experts, including a Commissioner of Columbia County and the mayor of Lake City.

Type : City or Town
Lake City, FL 32025
Population: 69000
Registered

Community of Greer

The Community of Greer is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains – in the heart of the state’s fast growing Upstate region. The City of Greer, a sprawling landscape lying primarily within postal zip codes 29650 and 29651, anchors this Community. Greer City was established in 1873 as a station along the railway line between Charlotte and Atlanta and now ranks as a downtown historic district in its own right. Lakes Robinson and Cunningham lie to the North of this Community, while a major transportation corridor borders the South with Interstate 85 and the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. Greer Community has the best of both worlds with the feeling of a small town, and the amenities of a larger city close by.

Type : Neighborhood or HOA
Greer Community, SC 29650
Population: 91933
Registered

Concord

Community description coming soon! In the meantime please visit http://www.concordnet.org/

Type : City or Town
Concord, MA 01742
Population: 16000
Certified

Concord

Concord, from the Latin for “harmony”, was founded in 1796 and incorporated in 1806. The City has a long and deep background in supporting conservation. It has been a leader for a number of years in conservation for municipal operations, in creating opportunities for its citizens to be outside, and in supporting the conservation efforts of its citizens through community-based programs and projects. In 2018, the City of Concord was named the North Carolina Wildlife Federation (NCWF) Municipal Conservationist of the Year! One of Concord’s core values is the environment. Concord’s Mission and Core Values states, “We are concerned about our natural, historic, economic, and aesthetic resources and work to preserve and enhance them for future generations.” Concord’s commitment to the environment and conservation are exemplified in its commitment to being a Community Wildlife Habitat, sign the Mayor’s Monarch Pledge, cultivate and maintain a strong partnership with the Concord Wildlife Alliance (the local NCWF chapter), compete annually in the global City Nature Challenge and employ and support the work of a certified environmental educator. The City of Concord was designated a National Wildlife Federation Community Wildlife Habitat in April 2015. In November of the same year, then Mayor Scott Padgett signed the Mayor’s Monarch Pledge, under which Concord, in partnership with the Concord Wildlife Alliance, exceeded the 3 required actions, completing 12 specific actions to protect the monarch butterfly and other pollinators, including habitat installation, an educational campaign and a change to the commercial development ordinance requiring at least 50% native plants to be used in the landscape. Since 1990, the total population of Concord has grown tremendously to 92,067 people in 2018. Geographically, the City of Concord has expanded from 23 square miles in 1990 to 63.1 square miles in 2018. For more information about the City of Concord and the Concord Wildlife Alliance, visit concordnc.gov and www.concordwildlifealliance.com

Type : City or Town
Concord, NC 28025
Population: 81350

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