The National Wildlife Federation

Community Profile

Pledge Status

Complete

Pledge Date

Monday, April 3, 2023

Program Year

2023

Achievement

Signatories

2023

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Village of Schiller Park

Schiller Park, IL

Nick Caiafa

Mayor / Village President

Pledge Summary

Maintain existing pollinator gardens (3) and add a 4th at Metra Station detention pond area. We currently have pollinator gardens at Clock Tower Park, Dooley Park, and Community Garden.

Community Spotlight

Action Items Committed for 2023

Communications and Convening

  • 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

  • Display educational signage at monarch gardens and pollinator habitat.
  • Add or maintain native milkweed and nectar-producing plants in gardens in the community.