The National Wildlife Federation

Mayors' Monarch Pledge Reporting

Action Item ReportingRequired Section 1 of 2

Answers to the following questions are required.

Your Action Item Selections (11)Required Section 2 of 2

Action 1:

Issue a proclamation to raise awareness about the decline of the monarch butterfly and the species’ need for habitat. This proclamation must incorporate a focus on monarch conservation.
Action 2:

Launch or maintain a public communication effort to encourage residents to plant monarch gardens at their homes or in their neighborhoods. (If you have community members who speak a language other than English, we encourage you to also communicate in that language; Champion Pledges must communicate in that language.)
Action 3:

Engage with community garden groups and urge them to plant native milkweeds and nectar-producing plants.
Action 4:

Engage with city parks and recreation, public works, sustainability, and other relevant staff to identify opportunities to revise and maintain mowing programs and milkweed / native nectar plant planting programs.
Action 5:

Engage with gardening leaders and partners (e.g., Master Naturalists, Master Gardeners, Nature Centers, Native Plant Society Chapters , other long-standing and influential community leaders) to support monarch butterfly conservation.
Action 10:

Host or support a native seed or plant sale, giveaway or swap.
Action 12:

Plant or maintain a monarch and pollinator-friendly demonstration garden at City Hall or another prominent or culturally significant community location.
Action 19:

Add or maintain native milkweed and nectar-producing plants in gardens in the community.
Action 20:

Launch, expand, or continue an invasive species removal program that will support the re-establishment of native habitat for monarch butterflies and other pollinators.
Action 21:

Host or support a monarch butterfly festival that is accessible to all residents in the community and promotes monarch and pollinator conservation, as well as cultural awareness and recognition.
Action 22:

Display educational signage at monarch gardens and pollinator habitat.