The National Wildlife Federation

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Monday, March 25, 2024

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City of Linn Grove

Linn Grove, IA

Aaron Anderson


Pledge Summary

The City of Linn Grove is a beautiful small town along the Little Sioux River. Named after a grove of linden trees it is home to 156 residents. The community has started a wildlife conservation prairie flower area and is striving towards monarch butterfly preservation.

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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.
  • 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

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