Encouraging Environmentally Sound Landscape Practices
Conservation@Home West Central Illinois recognizes and certifies properties that demonstrate environmentally sound landscape practices. Through the Conservation@Home certification program, residents of Fulton, Mason, Peoria & Tazewell Counties have the opportunity to shape their private and community landscapes in a conservation-minded way with guidance and criteria provided for them. Below you will find criteria for homes, schools, and community settings.
Conservation@Home Yard Certification Process
For a one-time fee of $50, certified gardeners will receive a Conservation@Home sign to post in their yard, a subscription to our seasonal newsletter, and early notifications/discounts during native plants sales. *Fee waivers are available for those with financial needs.
Steps for Certification:
Resident submits application and $50 fee.
Conservation@Home program staff review application.
If applicant is not ready for certification, resources are provided.
If applicant is ready for certification, resident pays $50 fee.
Resident schedules a yard/property visit.
C@H evaluators visit property.