The Green Seed is a preferred contractor for the Backyard Habitat Certification Program a group effort by The Portland Audubon Society and Columbia Land Trust to help reduce the impact of urbanization on our native wildlife populations. The goal of the program is to eliminate invasive plants and increase the use of native plants and garden features such as a rain gardens to provide habitat for native wildlife and reduce pollution in our watersheds which is detrimental to our local aquatic species.
The Green Seed is uniquely qualified to assist you with Backyard Habitat certification because the owner Austin has a degree from OSU in Natural Resources with a wildlife focus and has worked a variety of jobs related to habitat restoration and native plant care. He has been a birder for 15 years and has extensive knowledge/experience and is extremely passionate about conservation of our native wildlife and plant species. His training and experience makes The Green Seed uniquely qualified to develop and/or implement a plan for getting your yard Backyard Habitat certified.