Habitat Hero garden in Cheyenne, WY.
Habitat Hero garden in Cheyenne, WY.
Habitat Hero

Become a Habitat Hero

Birds improve our lives; we can improve theirs too.
Habitat Hero garden in Cheyenne, WY. Photo: Barb Gorges
Habitat Hero garden in Cheyenne, WY. Photo: Barb Gorges
Habitat Hero

Become a Habitat Hero

Birds improve our lives; we can improve theirs too.

Habitat Heroes are individuals, organizations, and businesses who create habitat for birds and other wildlife by planting gardens with native plants. Anyone, regardless of their gardening abilities, can become a Habitat Hero. Once you've planted your bird-friendly garden, follow these steps to get become a certified Habitat Hero. In doing so, you'll help inspire others to weave together a landscape in which birds thrive.

  1. View our garden categories to find out which your garden falls into.

  2. Fill out our application.

  3. Mail a $30.00 check made out to “Audubon Rockies”  to 116 N. College Ave, Suite 1, Fort Collins, CO 80524.

We will review your application and determine if your garden is a bronze, silver or gold wildscape. Please allow 3-4 weeks to process your application and to receive your benefits package.

 

Watch this video for application instructions.

What benefits do I receive from my $30 application fee?

  • An all-weather garden sign to proudly display in your garden that corresponds to your bronze, silver, or gold status.
  • One year subscription Audubon magazine
  • Electronic copy of either Colorado or Wyoming Wildscapes book
  • One packet of native wildflower seeds
  • Being featured in Audubon Rockies communications help to inspire others!
  • A chance to be featured in the nationally-recognized, High Country Gardens catalog
  • Pride in knowing you are part of the growing effort to weave together a landscape for wildlife!

Contact Us

For more information or assistance, please contact Jamie Weiss, Habitat Hero Coordinator at jweiss@audubon.org or (970) 416-6931

Get involved

Wildscape Ambassadors

Do you have a passion for native gardens? Use it to inspire others as a Wildscape Ambassador. Ambassadors are volunteers who receive training to promote native gardens in their own communities.

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