Mapping Our Impact

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Mapping Our Impact

Your backyard—connects wildlife and habitats that together make a big impact!

Maps help tell the story of how more than 12,000+ properties are interconnected, creating a diverse web of habitats and wildlife corridors across our region. These are our local program accomplishments!

2022 Stats

Our Program Reach

1,433

New sites in 2022

409

New acres in 2022

39,369

Native plants in 2022

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341

Certified in 2022!

Program Site Maps

We are big!

To reflect participation across the region, we map each of the yards we’ve visited. If you’ve received a site visit, your impact will be charted! If you live outside our area, we hope you’re inspired to grow your own backyard habitat.

2022 Stats

Additional Program Accomplishments

279 Renewed Certifications

Certification lasts for 3 years, at which time participants renew their certification.

1,597+ Volunteer Hours

Volunteers are critical to the success of the program. They help put together program materials and do certification visits, among other things.

$3,466,195+ Contribution to local green economy

We directly contribute to the local green economy by highlighting local businesses such as arborists, landscape professionals, and retail nurseries.

At a Glance

Backyard Habitat Program to date at a Glance

11,000+

Sites Enrolled

2,511

Acres Enrolled

10,000+

Facebook Followers

6,100+

Volunteer Hours

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3,250+

Sites Certified

223,425

Native Plants Planted