You can create bird-friendly habitat in and around your own home, school, business, and public spaces! Whether you have a backyard or a balcony, a rooftop deck or a window box, or an entire community park, you can join Audubon educators to gain the knowledge and tools needed to plan your own wildlife sanctuary - AND, brag to your neighbors with your very own Audubon Bird-Friendly Habitat recognition sign!
This bold, durable, and bilingual sign (see downloadable version below) features Maryland's most iconic bird, the Baltimore Oriole, and is the perfect conversation-starter on why you and your neighbors should join the Audubon team in protecting Maryland's birds!
Earning your sign can be a fun and fulfilling exercise for you, your family, and your community. You'll want to transform your outdoor spaces into a place that can be enjoyed by people and birds, by providing as many habitat requirements as possible - food, water, shelter, and a place for birds to raise their young. You will also want to eliminate bird mortality caused by outdoor cats and window strikes, as well as removing invasive plants and animals, and reducing the use of pesticides and fertilizers.
What exactly makes a garden bird-friendly? Download the Habitat Requirements below to see how you can share your space with biodiversity and begin to reduce threats to birds around your home, school, work, and community. And, feel free to call on our Audubon experts for advice!
Think you're ready for your sign? Click here to apply online. Signs cost $30, which covers the cost of sign and shipping. Email email@example.com if you have any questions.
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Create Bird-Friendly Habitat
Learn how to share your space with birds and biodiversity by creating bird-friendly habitat at home, work, school, and in your community.