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 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 22:

Display educational signage at monarch gardens and pollinator habitat.
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.
Action 28:

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