The Habitat Patch program seeks to encourage community members to turn their yards into natural habitats for birds and other wildlife. Participation is easy, fun, and helps support local conservation efforts!
Frequently Asked Questions
Once I enroll in the program, do I have to renew my membership every year? No. The application payment is a one-time fee. Once you are enrolled and receive your yard sign, you are an official Habitat Patch Program participant and can enjoy the program benefits year after year!
Can I participate if I don't have a yard?
Yes! If you do not have a yard to work with, you can use your patio, balcony, or a community space around your home, school, or place of business, such as a school or community garden, etc.
What is the process of having my property evaluated after I apply?
Once you submit your application and pay your fee, GEAS staff will follow up with you within 2-3 weeks to schedule a site visit. Because of COVID-19, we are offering the following options for the site visit: