Make your yard a Certified Wildlife Habitat®

Get a certified wildlife habitat.  Just 6 easy steps. 1) Provide food - nectar, fruit, seeds from plants. 2) Supply water - water gardens, bird baths. 3) Create cover - rock piles, evergreens. 4) Provide places to raise young - trees, shrubs. 5) Garden sustainably - reduce chemical use for clean water for people and wildlife. 6) Get certified - click to learn more...
National Wildlife Federation Delmarva Power an Exelon Company SUEZ in Delaware

Delaware Nature Society partners with the National Wildlife Federation to bring the Certified Wildlife Habitat® program to Delaware. The Certified Wildlife Habitat program at Delaware Nature Society is supported in part by Delmarva Power and SUEZ in Delaware.

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How to turn your yard or land into a wildlife habitat

Wildlife habitat gardening tips

Checklist for Healthy Wildlife and Clean Water (PDF) »
How to Create a Wildlife Habitat® (PDF) »
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Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies on Milkweed

Visit our Native Plant Sale page
for our catalog, articles, and more

Browse our Native Plant Sale catalog to learn what plants are native to our region, where to grow them, and which plants support birds, butterflies, and bees. Also find plant lists for different garden situations. You can purchase native plants at our annual Native Plant Sale, held every year on the first weekend in May.
Learn more at our Native Plant Sale page »

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