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Advocacy Ambassador Pledge

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With this pledge, I commit to develop relationships with my federal officials on behalf of my organization, as part of the Land Trust Alliance's Ambassadors initiative. I look forward to supporting a united land trust network, advocating for policy priorities that benefit both my conservation work, and the land trust community nationwide.

  • 1 Face-to-face meeting with the Senator/Rep. OR 2 meetings with staff,
  • 1 Site visit to a conserved property or land trust event; AND
  • 1 Follow-up communication via the press, your newsletter, or social media.
OR Follow an alternative path to success

Please list the names and any existing relationships/ interactions you have had with the 3-5 legislators you pledge to cultivate:

*Optional-Earn extra recognition by committing to cultivate additional representatives or administration officials with ties to your organization or its service area. Explore district maps at: www.govtrack.us/congress/members/map

THANK YOU for committing to be an Ambassador! Your regional advocacy lead from the Land Trust Alliance will be in touch soon to discuss your goals for the year, priority issues, available resources and other ways we can work together to build and enhance these relationships. We look forward to helping to raise the profile of your organizations and all your efforts to advance land conservation. Return to Ambassadors homepage.

Questions? Contact Bart James, Conservation Campaign Director, via email or call (202) 800-2239.

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Advocates Alerts

September 11: The Senate is back in session now for two weeks before recessing until after the midterm elections.there is still an opportunity to create a surge of support in the Senate for taking up the House-passed charitable giving package, which includes the tax incentive for conservation easement donations. Please ask your Senators to speak to leadership in support of the incentive, and to give a brief statement on the floor. please take a few minutes to read about our proposed 2015 work and answer our brief survey about how our team can better represent you in 2015
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