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Ready to turn your outdoor space into a spot that supports local wildlife? Use these tip sheets and videos to guide you in creating a go-to garden for butterflies, birds, and other animals.

Tip Sheets


Use this form to certify your wildlife-friendly habitat garden in your yard, school grounds, place of worship, or anywhere in your community. You can also submit your application online.

Want more? Head to the National Wildlife Federation blog for the latest news and tips on gardening for wildlife.

Additional Resources

Hot off the presses! New book: attract more birds and butterflies

¡Crea un jardín sostenible que ayude a la vida silvestre! View more resources in Spanish.

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