The National Wildlife Federation

Community Profile

Pledge Status

Complete

Pledge Date

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Program Year

2022

Achievement

Signatories

2022

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Lorain

Lorain, OH

Jack Bradley

Mayor

Pledge Summary

Lorain is a city of approximately 65,000 residents on the coast of Lake Erie. Last fall we developed a pollinator garden across from our city hall and hope to have a dedication ceremony this spring.

Community Spotlight

Action Items Committed for 2022

Communications and Convening

  • Engage with community garden groups and urge them to plant native milkweeds and nectar-producing plants.
  • Create a community art project to enhance and promote monarch and pollinator conservation as well as cultural awareness and recognition.
  • 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

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