The National Wildlife Federation

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Friday, February 24, 2023

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Town of Angier

Angier, NC

Bob Smith


Pledge Summary

Angier North Carolina has approximately 5,700 residents located between the major cities of Raleigh (22 miles) and Fayetteville (37 miles), along with close proximity to Research Triangle Park and major universities such as Campbell, UNC, NC State, Duke, and UNC School of Government. Mayor Bob Smith, along with Angier's Rotary Club, has committed to saving the Monarch Butterfly and other pollinators by signing the pledge and looks forward to engaging residents in building more habitats throughout the town.

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

Program and Demonstration Gardens

  • Add or maintain native milkweed and nectar producing plants in community gardens.