Certified Wildlife Habitat Program


Support Agency:

National Wildlife Federation

Program Contact:

NWF Mid-Atlantic Regional Center

Mid-Atlantic Regional Center
20 Ridgely Avenue, Suite 203
Annapolis, MD 21401

Is this a rolling date? :


Dates Link:

Rolling certification


Whether you have an apartment balcony or a 20-acre farm, you can create a garden that attracts beautiful wildlife and helps restore habitat in commercial and residential areas. By providing food, water, cover and a place for wildlife to raise their young, you not only help wildlife, but you also qualify to become an official Certified Wildlife Habitat and join the nearly 140,000 sites across the country.

Support Type:

Technical Assistance

Available Funding:

Technical assistance for the
following types of sites:
For Backyards: https://www.nwf.org/Garden-for-Wildlife/Certify
For Schoolyards: https://www.nwf.org/sitecore/content/Home/Garden-for-Wildlife/Create/Schoolyards/Resources
For Sacred Grounds: https://www.nwf.org/sacredgrounds

Restoration Activity:

Conservation Practices, Habitat Restoration


Any site can be recognized as a certified habitat, regardless of size. Whether it’s your backyard, local park, schoolyard, rooftop garden or corporate landscape, National Wildlife Federation® wants to recognize all efforts to restore habitats for wildlife.

<< Back to WRA Directory

The Blue Crab: Callinectes Sapidus

An essential resource for researchers, students, and managers.  Get your copy today!

pile of cooked crabs