NWF Backyard Habitat Requirements

In order certify your yard as a National Wildlife Federation (NWF) backyard habitat, one needs to provide 1) food, 2) water, 3) cover and 4) places to raise young. For more information go to the NWF website: (Click). It is an easy, fun process that takes only half an hour and helps support NWF. You can find a lot of information on how to make your backyard wildlife friendly without causing critters to become a nuisance (which is deterimental to both humans and wildlife). Here is a NWF article about a certified yard in Los Alamos and the animals seen over the years (Click). Here are examples of each of various critters and the key elements required for a backyard habitat taken at certified habitats in Los Alamos.




Places to Raise Young






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