Georgia Wildlife Resources Division
2070 U.S. Hwy. 278, SE, Social Circle, GA 30025
The Community Wildlife Project, an initiative of the
Nongame Conservation Section and the Garden Club
of Georgia, seeks to:
The project also helps the Nongame Conservation Section build constituency through the 9,000-member Garden Club of Georgia via backyard habitat informational programs at the state, regional and local levels. Participants do not have to be a member of the Garden Club.
More than 750 communities have been awarded full certification, with more than 600 in various stages of completing certification standards. Since 2005, the Backyard Wildlife Certification survey has added about 2,500 certified backyards, 500 of which were certified with two or more adjoining neighbor’s backyards to attain a Neighborhood Backyard Certification.
In summer 2013, the Hummingbird Haven Certification was created to focus on providing food sources for hummingbirds in yards.
Application forms and more details .