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Habitat Network

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Presented By Cornell Lab of Ornithology and The Nature Conservancy
Goal Create a movement to transform yards and urban landscapes.
Task Map and plan sustainable improvements for wildlife

Map habitat in backyards, parks, and schools. Work towards more sustainable landscapes. The Habitat Network lets you draw your landscapes with a beautiful online mapping tool and helps you learn about how to use your outdoor spaces (big or small) to aid birds and other wildlife. Connect to other citizen scientists, solve problems, share your maps and good ideas all while helping to build an invaluable database of habitat data for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and The Nature Conservancy.

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Project Timing Anytime
Social Media
Ideal Age Group Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Per month
Average Time An hour or so
Spend the Time indoors
Type of Activity At home, Exclusively online
Training Materials
Class Materials
Media Mentions
and Publications
Tags backyard, bird, birds, butterflies, green infrastructure, habitat, landscaping, lizards, mapping, maps, natives, nature, pollinators, turtles, urban, wildlife
Project Updated 05/23/2018