Congratulations on your new Certified Wildlife Habitat!

The media in your area will be interested in hearing about your efforts to garden for wildlife. Use this template to create your own media release with specific information about your efforts. When complete, submit to your local newspaper, TV, news websites and radio stations.

To save the file, follow the instructions below:

  1. Right click on the "Download Press Release Template" button above and select "Save Link As" from the menu. 
  2. Select where on your computer you would like to download the file to and click "Save" to start the download.


  1. Click on "Download Press Release Template" button above.
  2. Go to your computer's Downloads folder.
  3. Open the Word Document file titled "GFW-CWH-Press-Release".
  4. Go the File menu, select "Save As", and choose where on your computer you would like to save the file.

Where We Work

More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. The National Wildlife Federation is on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 53 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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