The National Wildlife Federation

Community Profile

Pledge Status

Complete

Pledge Date

Monday, February 7, 2022

Program Year

2022

Achievement

Signatories

2022

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Town of Apex

Apex, NC

Jacques Gilbert

Mayor

Pledge Summary

Community Spotlight

Action Items Committed for 2022

Communications and Convening

  • Engage with gardening leaders and partners (e.g., Master Naturalists, Master Gardeners, Nature Centers, Native Plant Society Chapters , other long-standing and influential community leaders) to support monarch butterfly 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

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