Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and the City Council, on Thursday evening, June 1, 2023, formally presented a Joint Proclamation with Montgomery County Government, that recognizes the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department and City Sustainability Board for their work through Healthy Yards and other initiatives to encourage and protect local bees and other pollinators.
Additionally, the City of Clarksville recognized the Monarch Pledge, spearheaded by Ward 9 City
Councilperson Karen Reynolds, that further focuses on pollinator protections -- specifically the Monarch Butterfly.
Mayor Pitts and the City emphasized the importance of the preservation of the Monarch Butterfly and other pollinators in Clarksville.
"We recognize the Sustainability Board and the Parks & Recreation Department in this initiative, and commend them for their continued efforts in this endeavor," says the proclamation.
Shown from left are Mayor Pitts; Jennifer Letourneau, Director of Clarksville Parks & Recreation; Councilperson Reynolds; and from the Sustainability Board, Alexandra Wills, Petra Kela, and Michelle Rogers.