The National Wildlife Federation

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Pledge Status

Active

Pledge Date

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Program Year

2024

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Village of Bull Valley

Bull Valley, IL

Emily Berendt

Village President

Pledge Summary

The Village of Bull Valley is a small village of 1128 residents, centrally located in McHenry County. A glacial topography, abundant hardwood trees along rural-style roads, and large open spaces with a country feel are characteristics of the Village and evidence of the Village's collective commitment to natural resource protection. The Mayor's Monarch Pledge is a perfect opportunity to expand that commitment to include native pollinators and the native plants they need to thrive.

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Action Items Committed for 2024

Program and Demonstration Gardens

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

Systems Change

  • Integrate monarch butterfly conservation into the city’s Park Master Plan, Sustainability Plan, Climate Resiliency Plan or other city plans.