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Plant a Native Tree

I pledge to plant at least one native tree and/or shrub in my yard to sequester carbon from ...
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Plant Milkweed for Monarchs

I pledge to plant at least 6 milkweed plants native to Connecticut (orĀ  your region) to provide endangered ...
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No Bug Zappers

I pledge to not use any electronic bug zappers in my yard because they have been found to ...
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Get the Gas off Your Grass

I pledge to not mow, blow or weed wack with gas-powered equipment or let any service do so. ...
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Unlawn

I pledge to unlawn at least a 10 x 10 foot area of grass this month and plant ...
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Compost All Food Waste

I pledge to be a zero food waste household by composting all of my food waste. Typically home ...
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Grow a Climate Victory Garden

I will grow an organic climate victory garden at my home, community garden plot, school garden or workplace. ...
Join the Pollinator Pathway

Join the Pollinator Pathway

I pledge to join the Pollinator Pathway, follow their guidance to provide food and habitat for pollinators and ...

Plant 10 Pollinator-Friendly Plants

I pledge to plant a minimum of 10 pollinator-friendly plants, shrubs or trees in my yard. I will ...
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No Synthetic Pesticides

I pledge to not use, or allow anyone else to use, synthetic pesticides and herbicides in my yard ...