WHAT: Conservation Lobby Day 2019. Wisconsin Conservation Voters hosts Conservation Lobby Day at the beginning of each legislative session. Hundreds of conservationists will descend on the capitol to speak directly to legislators about their priority issues and values. Gov. Tony Evers will deliver the opening address.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 27th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, Madison Ballroom, 1 John Nolen Drive; and the State Capitol
WHO: From duck hunters to climate change activists, hundreds of conservation-minded citizens will attend, representing over 81 organizations. Experts in the priority issues – clean drinking water, clean energy, and public lands – will brief the group, and citizens will share their personal experiences with their legislators. Gov. Tony Evers will keynote the morning program, and attendees will meet with legislative offices throughout the afternoon.
VISUALS Morning: The Monona Terrace with beautiful Lake Monona as a backdrop. At 9 a.m. attendees will be registering for the event. Buses from western and northeastern Wisconsin will be unloading about 9:15 a.m. Presentation and Gov. Evers’ keynote will begin at 10 a.m. Afternoon: citizens meeting with legislators, staging area in the Capitol rotunda at 1 p.m.
INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES: Executive Director Kerry Schumann; citizens from across the state and conservation organization leaders; youth climate activists; and more.
Fore more information
Contact Ryan Billingham, Communications Director, Wisconsin Conservation Voters, 608-208-1129 (office), 608-213-6972 (mobile/text), or [email protected]