Backyard Wildlife Habitat Program

Written by Sarah Lloyd
Thursday, 12 February 2009 16:48

South Carolina is currently NUMBER ONE in the NATION in the number of certified Wildlife Habitats per capita! We're very proud of this distinction, and want to stay at the top of this list! PLEASE HELP us stay number one! Certify your Wildlife Habitat today!

Providing the FOUR INGREDIENTS of Habitat:Palmetto_Wildlife_Habitat_sign

- Food
- Water
- Cover
- Places to raise young and bird houses

To Certify Your Yard Today:

Click here to Certify Your Yard Online

Click here to print out the application to mail in to the National Wildlife Federation.

After your yard is certified, order a metal sign for your yard (photo right).

Beyond Your Backyard:

The idea of Backyard Wildlife Habitats has been extended to include other places throughout the community. Habitats can be certified at churches, libraries, parks, businesses, government buildings, etc. Click on the links below to find out more about other habitat programs!

Schoolyard Habitat ™


Community Wildlife Habitats

Other Helpful Articles & Project Ideas: 

Native Plants Valuable to Wildlife

Sustainable Gardening Practices

Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

Attracting Hummingbirds to your Garden

Avoiding Wildlife Conflicts & Wildlife Safety Tips

Identification Guide for Trees, Shrubs, Vines, and Groundcovers

Native Gardening and Invasive Plants Guide

Carolina Fence Gardens

Build a Leopold Bench

Recipe for Homemade Suet

Recipes for Homemade Fertilizer, Pesticide, and Deer Repellant

If you have any questions about Backyard Wildlife Habitats and how you can get involved, please e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

call our office at (803)256-0670.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 05 March 2015 13:23 )

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