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.
- Gardening for Wildlife:
2-part virtual workshop (co-hosted by Backyard Habitat, Clackamas River Basin Council, Clackamas SWCD & National Wildlife Federation) about gardening practices to support wildlife & create habitat
Living with Wildlife:Articles and videos about the animals that you may encounter 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.