About WHC Certification

WHC’s certification program, Conservation Certification®, is the only voluntary sustainability standard designed for broad-based biodiversity enhancement and conservation education activities on corporate landholdings.

Benefits include:

  • Recognizes meaningful wildlife habitat management and conservation education programs
  • Provides third-party credibility and an objective evaluation
  • Produces an aggregated metric for reporting and disclosure
  • Helps companies demonstrate a long-term commitment to managing quality habitat for wildlife, conservation education and community outreach initiatives

Conservation Certification recognizes a diversity of project types. Examples of the wide-ranging projects recognized under Conservation Certification include: native landscaping, mangrove restoration, butterfly monitoring, sustainable hunting to control deer populations, PhD projects, and community Earth Day events.

A Global Presence

WHC Conservation Certification programs can be found in 47 U.S. states and 28 countries.

What Does It Mean to Be WHC-Certified?

Conservation Certification is more than just a certification. Its a continual process by which activities are maintained to offer ongoing benefit to biodiversity and people.

Conservation Certification is open for comments

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