The Wildlife Habitat Council’s Corporate Wildlife Habitat Certification/International Accreditation Program recognizes commendable wildlife habitat management and environmental education programs at individual sites. WHC certification adds value to programs by providing third-party credibility and an objective evaluation of projects.
This registry serves as a reference for WHC sites and as a resource for the press, government agencies, elected officials, conservation organizations and the public. It includes detailed descriptions of the certified efforts at each site. Visit the Awards Directory to learn about programs that have been further recognized for their achievements.
In 2012, 270 sites were recognized for creating a Wildlife at Work program, bringing the total of currently recognized wildlife programs to 665. Also in 2012, 57 Corporate Lands for Learning (CLL) programs were certified or recertified, for a total of 147 conservation education programs that reach thousands of learners from schools and scout groups, to master gardeners and university researchers.WHC-assisted wildlife habitat and conservation education programs are found in 45 states, the District of Columbia and 12 other countries.