Tuesday, March 21, 2023
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Action Item Report
Action Items Committed for 2023
- Launch or maintain a public communication effort to encourage residents to plant monarch gardens at their homes or in their neighborhoods. (If you have community members who speak a language other than English, we encourage you to also communicate in that language; Champion Pledges must communicate in that language.)
- Engage with community garden groups and urge them to plant native milkweeds and nectar-producing plants.
- 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 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.
- Plant milkweed and pollinator-friendly native nectar plants in medians and public rights-of-way.
- Add or maintain native milkweed and nectar producing plants in community gardens.
Past Pledge Archive
|Mayor Name||Program Year||Pledge Date||Achievement|
|First Selectman/ Mayor and CEO Michael Freda||2023||3/21/2023||View Pledge|