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Pledge Date

Monday, March 25, 2024

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Village of Huntley

Huntley, IL

Timothy Hoeft

Village President

Pledge Summary

The Village of Huntley has a population of almost 30,000 and is located in Chicago's "Golden Corridor" at the crossroads of 1-90 and Route 47. Huntley is among the fastest growing communities in the Chicago area. Village President Timothy J. Hoeft is committed to saving the monarch butterfly and other pollinators by signing the Mayors' Monarch Pledge. The Village of Huntley looks forward to engaging local partners and residents to encourage awareness and engagement to build more pollinator habitats throughout the Village.

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Action Items Committed for 2024

Communications and Convening

  • 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.
  • 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.)

Program and Demonstration Gardens

  • Plant or maintain a monarch and pollinator-friendly demonstration garden at City Hall or another prominent or culturally significant community location.