Advocacy.

Lupines

Before they nixed healthcare, before they deported anyone, before they built a bridge

or a highway or a wall, they chose to open up public lands.

As industrializing nations seek to emulate our system

Our leaders seek to mothball it.

Irrespective of where you fall on the political spectrum, you already know our nation’s public lands are some of the last best places to camp, fish, hike and hunt. More than ever it’s imperative the imperative the value of these places is articulated to those in Washington.  Stay abreast of what they’re planning for your wild spaces- for yourself, for the next generation, for biodiversity, for the important ecological services these landscapes provide.

Below are just a few options:

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources- David Perdue, Georgia

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard- Marco Rubio, Florida

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining – John Barrasso, Wyoming

Subcommittee on National Parks- Bill Cassidy, Louisiana

Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources

Subcommittee on SuperFund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight- Mike Rounds, South Dakota

Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife- Dan Sullivan, Alaska

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House Committee on Natural Resources

Subcommittee on Conservation- Glenn Thompson, Pennsylvania

House Committee on Science, Space and Technology

Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy- John Shimkus, Illinois

House Committee on Natural Resources

Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources- Doug Lamborn, Colorado

Subcommittee on Federal Lands- Tom McClintock, California

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Subcommittee on Environment- Jim Bridenstine, Oklahoma

Subcommittee on Research- Barbara Comstock, Virginia

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American Fisheries Society

Audubon

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Nature Conservancy

Trout Unlimited

 

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