The National Wildlife Federation

Community Profile

Pledge Status

Complete

Pledge Date

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Program Year

2023

Achievement

Signatories

2023

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City of League City

League City, TX

Nick Long

Mayor

Pledge Summary

League City is a waterfront community nestled along the shores of Clear Creek in Galveston County, Texas, with a 2022 population of 116,824. It's located in the Greater Houston Metropolitan area with close proximity to Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. League City is home to the South Shore Harbor Resort and Conference Center and two Regional Parks (Challenger 7 Memorial Park and Walter Hall Park). Additionally, there are 16 City Parks, including the 148 acre Dr. Ned and Fay Dudney Clear Creek Nature Center. The City is also part of the Great Texas Birding Trail. League City has begun efforts to save our State insect, the Monarch Butterfly, and other pollinators by signing the pledge to encourage our citizens to provide pollinators with a healthy habitat throughout the City.

Community Spotlight

Action Items Committed for 2023

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.

Program and Demonstration Gardens

  • Display educational signage at monarch gardens and pollinator habitat.
  • Launch, expand, or continue an invasive species removal program that will support the re-establishment of native habitat for monarch butterflies and other pollinators.
  • Add or maintain native milkweed and nectar-producing plants in gardens in the community.
  • Plant or maintain a monarch and pollinator-friendly demonstration garden at City Hall or another prominent or culturally significant community location.