White Bear Yacht Club is designated a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” by the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary System (ACSS). WBYC is the tenth course in Minnesota and 290th in the world to receive this honor.
In order to achieve certification, a golf course must demonstrate that they maintain a high degree of environmental quality in the following categories:
- Water Conservation
- Outreach and Education
- Environmental Planning
- Water Quality Management
- Integrated Pest Management
- Wildlife and Habitat Management