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 (13)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 7:

Engage with developers, planners, landscape architects, and other community leaders and organizers engaged in planning processes to identify opportunities to create monarch habitat.
Action 8:

Create a community-driven educational conservation strategy, initiative, or practice that focuses on and benefits local, underserved residents.
Action 14:

Plant milkweed and pollinator-friendly native nectar plants along roadsides, medians, or public rights-of-way.
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 16:

Earn or maintain recognition for being a wildlife-friendly city by participating in other wildlife and habitat conservation efforts (i.e., National Wildlife Federation’s Community Wildlife Habitat program).
Action 18:

Initiate or support community science (or citizen science) efforts that help monitor monarch migration and health.
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 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.