Living Desert University

Desert Backyard Habitat

Our Desert Backyard Habitat certificate program allows nature lovers to become an integral part of preserving our fragile desert environment. Learn to enjoy and create your own amazing and enriching biological theater, private pollinator garden and backyard oasis by earning your Desert Backyard Habitat Certificate! After completing the required classes and a successful site assessment, Desert Backyard Habitat certificate holders will receive a beautiful custom-made plaque and personalized certificate, suitable for framing. More importantly, applicants will have the pride of knowing that they are helping to protect native wildlife and our beautiful, fragile desert environment.

For more information, please contact the Education Department at 760-346-5694, ext. 2501 or send an email to