The National Wildlife Federation

Community Profile

Pledge Status

Active

Pledge Date

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Program Year

2024

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City of McKinney

McKinney, TX

George Fuller

Mayor

Pledge Summary

McKinney is a unique city nestled along the northeastern region of Texas with a population of approximately 211,397 residents and growing. McKinney’s inherent uniqueness hails from its breathtaking trails to its beautiful parks and serene natural settings that create a unique sense of community. Mayor Fuller is committed to preserving the life cycle and migration of the Monarch butterfly by educating residents on how to create and maintain healthy habitats with the signing of the Mayor’s Monarch Pledge.

Community Spotlight

Action Items Committed for 2024

Communications and Convening

  • 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.

Program and Demonstration Gardens

  • Display educational signage at monarch gardens and pollinator habitat.
  • Host or support a native seed or plant sale, giveaway or swap.