The National Wildlife Federation

Community Profile

Pledge Status

Complete

Pledge Date

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Program Year

2022

Achievement

Signatories

2022

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Town of Kernersville

Kernersville, NC

Dawn Morgan

Mayor

Pledge Summary

Kernersville is in Forsyth and Guilford Counties in North Carolina in the Piedmont Triad region. Our community is committed to educational efforts and habitat preservation.

Community Spotlight

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Flower Giveaway

We gave away 12 pallets of flowers.

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Livestake Giveaway

Distributed 6000 livestakes (stream plantings) that are great for pollinators.

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2023 Shoreline Garden Kit

Distributed 300 plant kits with 2700 plants (300 A. incarnata) during annual Forsyth Creek Week.

Action Items Committed for 2022

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

  • Host or support a native seed or plant sale, giveaway or swap.
  • Display educational signage at monarch gardens and pollinator habitat.

Systems Change

  • Launch, expand, or continue an effort to change municipal planting ordinances and practices to include more native milkweed and native nectar producing plants at city properties.