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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.

You also have the option to download the pledge to print and mail. Download PDF »

Advocates Alerts

July 17: The House just voted 277-130 to pass the charities package! 56 Democrats joined their Republican colleagues to support charitable giving incentives, including the enhanced easement incentive - the second-highest number of defections after the research and development tax credit. Several others spoke on the floor in support of the conservation easement incentive, and other favorable charitable incentives. Thank you to organizations like Ducks Unlimited, CSF and others that reached out to Congressional offices over the last few days or alerted their membership of this important vote. Now, we pivot to the Senate.
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