What Can I Do?

Do you feel inspired when you visit the Beaver Creek Wetlands? Would you like to make a difference in your own backyard or your local community?

You can literally have a significant positive impact on the environment right in your own backyard. By removing invasive and non-native plants such as honeysuckle and Callery pear trees and replacing them with native trees, shrubs, and flowers. The following are local resources available to help you create a durable landscape that can reduce your energy and water consumption, attracts birds and butterflies, and does not require a lot of care. 



On your property – what, how and where to plant native trees, bushes and flowers, build a pond, bring birds to your yard








Here’s a link to identify birds in your backyard: Click here


Where to buy native plants:





Creating a wildlife habitat garden in your yard to attract birds, butterflies, and other neighborhood wildlife is fun, rewarding, and makes a big

Interested in certifying YOUR habitat?

Click here for more info. Click here for a checklist to help you get ready for certification


Our resource pages to help you find what you’re looking for: