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Backyard Wildlife Habitat Certification Series

May 7 2022 from 10:00 am 12:00 pm

First Saturday of the month February – May  
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 
$130 members / $190 nonmembers (per person) 
Instructor: Kelsey Low and Arboretum staff 
Ages 12 and up 

If you want to get serious about building a backyard wildlife garden, but don’t know where to start – we’ve got you covered! Join us for this inaugural series of classes that will take you step-by-step through the process of planning, planting, and maintaining a backyard wildlife habitat that meets National Wildlife Federation certification standards. We’ll meet once per month to learn the different aspects of a good wildlife garden, including personalized tips for your unique space. You’ll take those lessons and put them into practice throughout the month. By the end of the series, you will be ready for official certification and will receive your own Certified Backyard Wildlife Habitat sign! 

February 5 – Planning  
March 5 – Food & Nesting Places 
April 2 – Water & Shelter 
May 7 – Sustaining & Certifying 

Registration for this class has SOLD OUT. A waitlist is available until filled.

Class fee includes the price of NWF Backyard Wildlife Certification registration and sign. Classes will involve brief walks outdoors; please dress for the weather and wear walking shoes.