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Pledge Date

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

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Township of Carling

Carling , ON

Susan Murphy


Pledge Summary

The Township of Carling is a rural municipality located in Northern Ontario. This will be the fifth time we have taken the Mayors Monarch Pledge. We will continue to promote a monarch friendly environment within the Township by educating our ratepayers and our staff. We will continue to grow our monarch garden and will encourage our ratepayers to do the same.

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Action Items Committed for 2023

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

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

Systems Change

  • Direct city property managers to consider the use of native milkweed and nectar plants at city properties where possible.