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 (7)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 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 10:

Host or support a native seed or plant sale, giveaway or swap.
Action 15:

Launch or maintain an outdoor education program(s) (e.g., at schools, after-school programs, community centers and groups) that builds awareness and creates habitat by engaging students, educators, and the community in planting native milkweed and pollinator-friendly native nectar plants (i.e., National Wildlife Federation’s Schoolyard Habitats program and Monarch Mission curriculum).
Action 24:

Change weed or mowing ordinances to allow for native prairie and plant habitats.
Action 25:

Increase the percentage of native plants, shrubs and trees that must be used in city landscaping ordinances and encourage use of milkweed, where appropriate.