Backyard Habitat

 Certification Program

The City of Beaverton is a proud sponsor the the Backyard Habitat Program in partnership with the Columbia Land Trust and Portland Audubon Society. As part of the city's commitment enhancing our natural environment we have teamed up to provide a unique program to create natural backyard habitats. These habitats increase livability for both our residents as well as the abundant wildlife in our city. 

Please visit to learn more about the program, sign up to participate and see examples of extraordinary backyards from throughout the region.

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The Tenets of Backyard Habitat Webinar

Presented by the Highland NAC 

 This presentation is made possible thru the Columbia Land Trust in conjunction with the Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District and is sponsored by the Highland Neighborhood Association. Our speaker is Megan Van de Mark, Backyard Habitat Program Manager. Topics covered will include native and invasive plants, use of pesticides, storm water management and habitat promotion as well as the Backyard Habitat Certification program. 

Watch the  Presentation