In order to have a habitat certified all you need to do is provide elements from each of the following areas, click on item to see detailed information on each area:
•Food Sources – For example: Native plants, seeds, fruits, nuts, berries, nectar
•Water Sources – For example: Birdbath, pond, water garden, stream
•Places for Cover – For example: Thicket, rockpile, birdhouse
•Places to Raise Young – For example: Dense shrubs, vegetation, nesting box, pond
•Sustainable Gardening – For example: Mulch, compost, rain garden, chemical-free fertilizer
To become certified you will need to go through the National Wildlife Habitat certification process. The following link will take you to their site to start the process. Good luck.