Our region provides critical habitat for more than 365 species of native fish and wildlife. Habitat loss, noxious plants, introduced animal species, environmental contaminants, and a variety of man-made hazards can make their journey a hazardous one.
The Backyard Habitat Certification Program will help you identify and reduce wildlife hazards in your yard and develop advanced strategies to help locally imperiled species.
- Living with Wildlife – Articles about the animals that you may see in our urban areas.
- Providing Water and Shelter – Resources to help you steward wildlife by providing nests, shelter, and water.
- Decreasing Hazards – Tips and tricks to reduce the dangers to the wildlife visiting your yard or outdoor space.
- Native Pollinators – Handouts about helping native pollinators thrive in the urban environment.