How to Be an Effective Advocate in Less Than Five Minutes | Audubon

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Brown Pelican. Photo: Carl Velie/Audubon Photography Awards

Brown Pelican. Photo: Carl Velie/Audubon Photography Awards

Simple, time-tested methods of how you—a constituent—can make a tremendous impact on the legislative process.

Source: How to Be an Effective Advocate in Less Than Five Minutes | Audubon

So you’ve made a decision to do more to protect birds, other wildlife and our shared environment—now what?

Audubon’s Public Policy Division will keep you up-to-date on conservation measures pending in the U.S. Congress, government agencies, and your state. We’ll let you know when bills are heading for a vote, or are in danger of being ignored.  And we’ll ask you to help ensure lawmakers take appropriate action on Audubon priority legislation by doing three simple things:

  • Contact your lawmakers and urge them to support or defeat a specific bill,
  • Monitor the media to keep conservation issues alive in your local newspapers, TV, radio stations and magazines, and
  • Get others involved!

You—as a constituent—are your lawmakers’ boss. They want to hear from you. Read more…

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