Friday, March 10, 2023
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Action Item Report
Monarch Festival Crandall Park, Glens Falls NY
We held a Monarch Festival in Crandall Park on the field behind the pollinator garden. Approximately 100-110 people attended the event. In addition to being educational, this festival was fun. Children mimicked the flight of the Monarchs.
Action Items Committed for 2023
- Engage with gardening leaders and partners (e.g., Master Naturalists, Master Gardeners, Nature Centers, Native Plant Society Chapters , other long-standing and influential community leaders) to support monarch butterfly conservation.
- 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.
- Engage with community garden groups and urge them to plant native milkweeds and nectar-producing plants.
- Plant or maintain a monarch and pollinator-friendly demonstration garden at City Hall or another prominent or culturally significant community location.
- Adopt ordinances that support reducing light pollution.
Past Pledge Archive
|Mayor Name||Program Year||Pledge Date||Achievement|
|Mayor S. William Collins||2023||3/10/2023||View Pledge|
|Mayor William Collins||2022||2/18/2022||Signatories||View Pledge|