Pollination produces nearly $20,000,000,000 worth of products annually in The United States and more than 1/3 of the food we eat requires pollinators to grow. Needless to say, we need their help and they need ours…
All pollinators need our help! Everyday folks learn how they can make a substantial impact in the environment by promoting pollinator health & habitat at home and by generating greater awareness to the leadership in each of their cities.
1.) Sign The Pledge at EDTx during the event and receive your native nectar seed packet. Help plant their food (Native Nectar Flowers!) so they can help our food GROW!
2.) Check out fun examples of different planters while on-site and plant your new pollinator habitat once you get home.
3.) Upload a picture of your new habitat (we want to see the dirt!) and don’t forget to tag #BEETHECHANGE
4.) Update your photos as you grow and join our "Nectar Connector" online community of passionate experts and advocates. Ask the experts for advice and don’t forget to celebrate National Pollinator Week on June 19-25!
We will collect all of your signatures and send formal letters to the leadership of every city represented to encourage expanded pollinator habitat in your city!
The National Wildlife Federation’s Mayors’ Monarch Pledge
April 21, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Opportunity for city officials to participate in The Smart Texas Revolution, presented by The Dallas Innovation Alliance, and showcasing various communities that have taken the initiative to actively increase pollinator habitat by signing The National Wildlife Federation’s “Mayors’ Monarch Pledge.” Join us on Sunday at The EARTHxPitch Civic Grant Competition to award grants equaling $10,000 to the winning cities!
Mayors and other local government chief executives are taking action to help save the monarch butterfly, an iconic species whose populations have declined by 90% in the last 20 years. Through the National Wildlife Federation’s Mayors' Monarch Pledge, cities and municipalities are committing to create habitat and educate citizens about how they can make a difference at home.
April 21-23, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fair Park Dallas
Interactive exhibits from partner organizations, garden demos, workshops and engaging panel discussions. Spread your wings and fly!