The National Wildlife Federation

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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City of Sanford, Florida

Sanford, FL

Art Woodruff


Pledge Summary

Sanford is a city in central Florida with a population of 61,051. the city sits on Lake Monroe a tributary of the St. Johns River. It has many beautiful parks and community and butterfly gardens. Sanford is a Monarch City Usa, 9th in the state of Florida. We are committed to saving pollinators and the Monarch Butterfly population. We encourage residents to build and create pollinator habitat throughout the city of Sanford.

Community Spotlight

Action Items Committed for 2023

Communications and Convening

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

Program and Demonstration Gardens

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