The National Wildlife Federation

Community Profile

Pledge Status

Active

Pledge Date

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Program Year

2024

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City of Richardson

Richardson, TX

Bob Dubey

Mayor

Pledge Summary

Richardson is a dynamic city of 119,00 people located just North of Dallas, TX. A leader in developing and incubating cutting-edge technology businesses, Richardson also holds true to the values that are part and parcel of our native Blackland soils, including conservation. Mayor Bob Dubey is proud a signatory to the Mayor's Monarch Pledge and is committed to encouraging city projects and partnerships that foster the conservation of pollinators.

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.
  • 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.

Program and Demonstration Gardens

  • Launch, expand, or continue an invasive species removal program that will support the re-establishment of native habitat for monarch butterflies and other pollinators.
  • Plant or maintain a monarch and pollinator-friendly demonstration garden at City Hall or another prominent or culturally significant community location.