Monarchs & Native Plants

38 Mayors Write an Open Letter to President-elec

This open letter was sent to the President-elect on November 22, 2016.  It is signed by Kansas City, Missouri’s Mayor Sly James and 37 other mayors across the United States.   Dear President-elect Trump, As Mayors, we have taken it upon ourselves to take bold action within our cities to tackle the climate crisis head-on. … Continued

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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Monarch butterflies are found throughout the United States, though a majority of the population migrates up to 3,000 miles to Mexico for the winter months. Over the past 20 years, the North American monarch population has plunged from 1 billion to less than 60 million, due mostly to loss of critical habitat. These beautiful, black-and-orange … Continued

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Mayor James Signs Pledge to Help Protect Monarch

On Monday, December 14 Kansas City Mayor Sly James signed the National Wildlife Federation’s Mayor’s Monarch pledge, joining mayors from several other cities including St. Louis, Dallas, San Antonio and Oklahoma City in a commitment to protect and restore monarch butterfly populations.   Monarch populations have declined more than 90% in the past decade due … Continued

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