A network of 15,000 communities.

Yelm Community Backyard Wildlife Habitat

Category: Land & Conservation

Initiative Objective:

Yelm Backyard Wildlife


  • Educate the community about backyard wildlife habitats.
  • Create and certify neighborhood wildlife habitats in the 98597 zip code.
  • Promote sustainable gardening.
  • Promote the use of native plants.
  • Educate and share information about water conservation.
  • Share our community with others!

Initiative Objective

Yelm is a diverse community comprised of riparian and prairie habitat located on four watersheds and near two rivers: Deschutes River and the Nisqually River. Yelm covers 954 square miles and its latest census suggests over 6,000 residents. Yelm Backyard Wildlife is helping to create a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat Team in Yelm and its surrounding communities.  Join us in creating, preserving, enhancing, and restoring wildlife habitat by providing food, water, shelter, and places to raise young - one yard at a time.


Add a Local Initiative

Featured Local Initiatives

Yelm Community Wildlife Habitat Project
Location: Yelm, WA
Building a Community Wildlife Habitat project in Yelm by providing the four basic elements needed for wildlife to thrive - one yard at time
Read more
Yelm Farmers Market
Location: Yelm, WA
Contact: Geana Henkes
Read more

Is this initiative listed in your community? Find out :

Enter your town or zip code

If this initiative is going on in your town, but not listed on GreenTowns, click below and add it to your community’s featured initiatives.

Add a Local Initiative

Ask a question

Learn more about this initiative

( * ) required fields

ok to publish question / comment on site.

Connect with GreenTowns

Find this local initiative near you

Enter your town or zip code below: