The National Wildlife Federation

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Monday, March 27, 2023

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Village of Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire, IL

Elizabeth Brandt


Pledge Summary

The Village of Lincolnshire, 1957, is a northern suburb of Chicago and is conveniently adjacent to the TriState Tollway. Lincolnshire is home to 7,940 residents, two nationally-recognized public school districts, and over 400 businesses – a number of which are global headquarters and Fortune 500 companies. The Village of Lincolnshire prides itself in its environmental stewardship and its ongoing commitment to monarch butterfly and pollinator habitat education and conservation.

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.
  • Engage with community garden groups and urge them to plant native milkweeds and nectar-producing plants.

Program and Demonstration Gardens

  • Host or support a native seed or plant sale, giveaway or swap.