The National Wildlife Federation

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Pledge Date

Thursday, March 16, 2023

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Town of Knightdale

Knightdale, NC

Jessica Day


Pledge Summary

Knightdale is a town in eastern Wake County, North Carolina, with a population of approximately 20,000 residents. Our strategic plan highlights sustainability as a core tenent. Knightdale seeks to promote the stewardship of our environment. Mayor Day and our Town Council have committed to saving the Mornarch Butterfly by joining this pledge.

Community Spotlight

Action Items Committed for 2023

Communications and Convening

  • Issue a Proclamation to raise awareness about the decline of the monarch butterfly and the species’ need for habitat.

Program and Demonstration Gardens

  • Display educational signage at monarch gardens and pollinator habitat.
  • Earn or maintain recognition for being a wildlife-friendly city by participating in other wildlife and habitat conservation efforts (i.e., National Wildlife Federation’s Community Wildlife Habitat program).
  • Host or support a native seed or plant sale, giveaway or swap.