The National Wildlife Federation

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Pledge Status

Active

Pledge Date

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Program Year

2024

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Village of Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor , NY

Thomas Gardella

Mayor

Pledge Summary

Village of Sag Harbor is a small village on the east end of Long Island. Split between two townships, the Town of Southampton and the Town of East Hampton. Population is roughly 2300. The Village of Sag Harbor's current administration cares about preserving the village, protecting our waters and environment.

Community Spotlight

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 community garden groups and urge them to plant native milkweeds and nectar-producing plants.

Program and Demonstration Gardens

  • Host or support a native seed or plant sale, giveaway or swap.

Systems Change

  • Reduce or eliminate the use of herbicides, pesticides, or other chemicals that are harmful to monarchs and pollinators and urban wildlife.