The National Wildlife Federation

Community Profile

Pledge Status

Did Not Report

Pledge Date

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Program Year

2022

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Village of Mundelein

Mundelein, IL

Steve Lentz

Mayor

Pledge Summary

Mundelein, Illinois is home to 32,000 residents and is located at the center of scenic Lake County. Mayor Steve Lentz has committed to engaging the Mundelein community in planting pollinator habitats to help beautify Mundelein while supporting the Monarch butterfly and other important pollinators.

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Action Items Committed for 2022

Communications and Convening

  • Launch or maintain a public communication effort to encourage residents to plant monarch gardens at their homes or in their neighborhoods. (If you have community members who speak a language other than English, we encourage you to also communicate in that language; Champion Pledges must communicate in that language.)
  • 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

  • Host or support a native seed or plant sale, giveaway or swap.
  • Plant or maintain a monarch and pollinator-friendly demonstration garden at City Hall or another prominent or culturally significant community location.