The National Wildlife Federation

Mayors' Monarch Pledge Reporting

Action Item ReportingRequired Section 1 of 2

Answers to the following questions are required.

Your Action Item Selections (10)Required Section 2 of 2

Action 1:

Issue a Proclamation to raise awareness about the decline of the monarch butterfly and the species’ need for habitat.
Action 2:

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.)
Action 4:

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.
Action 10:

Host or support a native seed or plant sale, giveaway or swap.
Action 12:

Plant or maintain a monarch and pollinator-friendly demonstration garden at City Hall or another prominent or culturally significant community location.
Action 19:

Add or maintain native milkweed and nectar producing plants in community gardens.
Action 22:

Display educational signage at monarch gardens and pollinator habitat.
Action 24:

Change weed or mowing ordinances to allow for native prairie and plant habitats.
Action 25:

Increase the percentage of native plants, shrubs and trees that must be used in city landscaping ordinances and encourage use of milkweed, where appropriate.
Action 28:

Change ordinances so herbicides, insecticides, or other chemicals used in the community are not harmful to pollinators.