ABOUT US

Backyard Wildlife Habitats was founded in the summer of 2020, with the goal of bringing conservation projects to one of the last places people think about as natural habitat - their own property. For too long the conservation paradigm has been that government agencies and large non-profits are responsible for protecting our natural communities, but research and recent trends among the gardening community have shown that creating small pockets of habitat on private land can have a tremendous positive impact on native biodiversity. These pockets of habitat can act as islands in an ever-expanding sea of human development, and a critical safe haven for native plant and animal species. 

The best way to create these islands of habitats is simple: re-establish native plant communities. Simply by including native plants  on our landscapes, rather than monocultures of non-native - and sometimes invasive - plant species, we are able to provide critically important ecosystem services. Backyard Wildlife Habitats was created to help do just that - assist landowners with bringing in native plants to utilize on the human landscape to conserve their own pocket of biodiversity.

We offer both consultations - for the gardener who simply wants a little bit of guidance in their own projects - and implementation, in which we perform a site evaluation, develop schematics, create a "plant plan" in accordance with landowner goals and site characteristics, and full project installations.

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