Butterfly milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa).
Butterfly milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa).
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Habitat Hero Resources

Tools and information for creating a bird-friendly garden.
Butterfly milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa). Photo: Evan Barrientos/Audubon Rockies
Butterfly milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa). Photo: Evan Barrientos/Audubon Rockies
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Habitat Hero Resources

Tools and information for creating a bird-friendly garden.

Want to create a bird-friendly garden or improve your existing one? Browse these free resources to get started! Have a valuable resource you want to share with us? Contact Jamie Weiss, Habitat Hero Coordinator at jweiss@audubon.org or (970) 416-6931.

Gardening Resources

How to Make Your Yard Bird-Friendly
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How to Make Your Yard Bird-Friendly

Grow a beautiful garden that provides a safe haven for birds in the face of climate change.

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So You Have Your List of Native Plants. Now What?
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So You Have Your List of Native Plants. Now What?

Doing a little prep and research before you go to the nursery will save headaches and ensure you build the best habitat possible.

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Plan a Habitat Hero Garden
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Plan a Habitat Hero Garden

Detailed, step-by-step, instructions for planning a Habitat Hero garden.

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Bird-friendly Garden Designs
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Bird-friendly Garden Designs

Download these free designs to create bird habitat in your garden.

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Making Seed Balls to Help Birds
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Making Seed Balls to Help Birds

With this simple DIY, you can spread the power of native plants far and wide.

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Habitat Hero Instructional Videos
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Habitat Hero Instructional Videos

Videos and webinars to help you become a bird-friendly gardener

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Example Gardens
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Example Gardens

Explore this map of certified Habitat Hero gardens.

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Create Homes So Bluebirds Come Your Way
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Create Homes So Bluebirds Come Your Way

Step-by-step instructions for creating nest boxes for bluebirds.

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Youth Education Resources

Pollinator Pals
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Pollinator Pals

A Habitat Hero educational coloring book.

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