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Willamette valley wildlife garden making guide

Habitat Design’s guide for enriching your garden with native plants to attract pollinators and wildlife, available here in PDF format. This guide is a result of gathering inspiring wildlife gardening stories, including support from our partners at Columbia Land Trust, Portland Audubon Society, Our Table Cooperative Farm and the Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides.

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Backyard Habitat Certification program

The Audubon Society’s Backyard Habitat program supports urban gardeners in their efforts to create natural backyard habitats and provides incentives for “naturescaped” properties.

Habitat is BHCP trained and can provide designs that meet their certification criteria.

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Native Plants for willamette valley yards

Portland Metro’s resource for identifying and selecting native plants for urban yards and gardens. In addition to its highly visual, accessible approach to scientific information, this booklet is an excellent primer on our ecosystem’s native and invasive species.