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 (9)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 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 12:

Plant or maintain a monarch and pollinator-friendly demonstration garden at City Hall or another prominent or culturally significant community location.
Action 22:

Display educational signage at monarch gardens and pollinator habitat.
Action 24:

Change weed or mowing ordinances to allow for native prairie and plant habitats.
Action 27:

Integrate monarch butterfly conservation into the city’s Park Master Plan, Sustainability Plan, Climate Resiliency Plan or other city plans.
Action 28:

Reduce or eliminate the use of herbicides, pesticides, or other chemicals that are harmful to monarchs and pollinators and urban wildlife.
Action 29:

Launch, expand, or continue one or more ordinances to reduce light pollution to benefit urban wildlife.