Are you interested in creating a more sustainable, wildlife-friendly landscape? Would you like to learn how you can reduce your carbon footprint and meet the needs of birds and other native wildlife? Have you already begun the transition of your property to a sustainable landscape? If so, you may already be eligible to have your yard certified through our Go Green Galloway Sustainable Landscape Program.

Go Green Galloway will hold its first Sustainable Landscape Certification Workshop from 9 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Jan. 18. The workshop covers criteria for certification, including how to survey a yard to identify existing native plants and invasive species plants, reducing a lawn size, discussing sustainable landscapes with neighbors and friends, initiatives for wildlife stewardship and initiatives for stormwater management on the property.

The workshop is free. Registration is required by Jan. 10.

Email Barbara Fiedler at for preview materials to help you determine the extent of your certification process.