F. Show that your community offers the public information on how they can control and remove invasive species in order to improve or maintain bird habitat.
From our Bird City, WI homepage, users can click this link to learn more about invasive species control.
I. Document a recent project that created or restored bird habitat in your community. (Exclusions: Bird feeders and small-scale artificial nesting structures)
In 2018, Greenfield restored Pondview Park, originally created as a habitat for birds.
N. Show that your community works on public lands to control invasive species that have significant negative impacts on bird habitat.
On an ongoing basis, Greenfield works to control invasive species, including buckthorn removal, on public properties.
Community Forest Management
A. Demonstrate that your community has been awarded Tree City USA status by the National Arbor Day Foundation.
Greenfield has been recognized as a Tree City USA for 26 years (as of 2020).
Limiting or Removing Threats to Birds
F. Demonstrate that your community enforces an ordinance that requires domestic cats to be kept indoors, on a leash, or in an enclosure to prevent them from preying on birds and other wildlife and spreading disease.
G. Provide a link to your community’s Bird City Wisconsin webpage, which must be visible from the main page of your municipal website (it may be located at the first level of a drop down menu on the main page but cannot be any less visible) OR demonstrate that your Bird City effort has a significant social media presence.
Greenfield's Bird City, WI initiative is part of our larger commitment to protecting all pollinators. The Bird City page is a part of our Pollinator Friendly Community page. It has received significant traffic since it has been launched, through the City's Facebook and Twitter accounts and it has been highlighted on our Latest City News page. Please follow the link for more info:
Greenfield’s First Annual Migratory Bird Day Celebration will be held on May 2nd at 10:00 am at Kulwicki Park in conjunction with its long-standing Arbor Day event! The Greenfield Beautification Committee, Pollinator Protection Committee, Tree Commission and local residents will come together to celebrate the majestic relationship between trees and birds. Activities and educational info will be available for all ages. https://www.ci.greenfield.wi.us/866/Bird-City-WI