The National Wildlife Federation

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Friday, January 14, 2022

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City of Greenfield

Greenfield, WI

Michael Neitzke


Pledge Summary

Greenfield is a community in southeastern Wisconsin with a population of roughly 37,000. Greenfield has been a Tree City, USA for over 25 years and in 2020 was designated as a Bee City, USA, a Monarch City, USA and a Bird City, WI. The City of Greenfield is committed to sustainable land management practices. Mayor Michael Neitzke has committed to saving the monarch butterfly and other pollinators with the signing of the Mayor’s Monarch Pledge and looks forward to engaging residents in building more pollinator habitats throughout the city.

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Action Items Committed for 2022

Program and Demonstration Gardens

  • Add or maintain native milkweed and nectar producing plants in community gardens.
  • Launch or maintain an outdoor education program(s) (e.g., at schools, after-school programs, community centers and groups) that builds awareness and creates habitat by engaging students, educators, and the community in planting native milkweed and pollinator-friendly native nectar plants (i.e., National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA Schoolyard Habitats program and Monarch Mission curriculum).
  • Plant or maintain a monarch and pollinator-friendly demonstration garden at City Hall or another prominent or culturally significant community location.