The National Wildlife Federation

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Wednesday, March 29, 2023

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City of Moorpark

Moorpark, CA

Chris Enegren


Pledge Summary

Moorpark is a City in Southern California with a population of approximately 36,000. The City was named after the Moorpark apricot tree and encompasses 12.4 square miles in eastern Ventura County. Moorpark is located directly southwest of the Santa Susanna Mountains and takes pride in its eighteen beautiful parks, walking trails, natural open space areas, its historical Pepper Tree Grove, and the management of the City's urban forest. Mayor Enegren has committed to saving the monarch butterfly and other pollinators by signing the Mayor's Monarch Pledge and looks forward to engaging the community to preserve and expand pollinator habitat in the City.

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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

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

Systems Change

  • Integrate monarch butterfly conservation into the city’s Park Master Plan, Sustainability Plan, Climate Resiliency Plan or other city plans.