Install Features & Habitats for Wildlife
The Chesapeake Bay watershed supports an incredible diversity of wildlife, yet, wild animals face increasing pressure as natural areas that traditionally supported diverse habitats are reduced or threatened by human actions and expanding development. You can help by creating sustainable habitat projects that attract and support wildlife in your schoolyard, backyard and community! Explore projects below that provide instructions on creating habitat features for everything from birds, bees and butterflies to amphibians and furry friends! Also visit our More Habitat Project How-To’s page that lists excellent resources for your state with instructions for building, installing and maintaining hundreds of species-specific projects!
Before You Start
Design and Preparation
Using Your Project
Sharing Your Project
Resource CenterEco Schools USA Handbook
National & State Green School Programs
Project Resource Library: Learn More!
Bay Backpack Teaching Resources Search Engine
EPA Learning & Teaching About the Environment (awards, resources, more)