The Conservation Voter e-Magazine: January 13, 2011
In this issue:
Tomorrow: Jump off to Juneau!
Letter from our Executive Director, Caitlin Higgins
Hard to believe at times, but 2011 is already well underway. As we head into the start of another legislative session, it's shaping up to be a distinctly novel year and Alaska Conservation Voters, buoyed by last year's legislative and election victories, enters the 2011 session with new priorities, new staff and of course new challenges. Read the entire article here.
Healthy Coasts, Energy Efficiency, and Toxics Phase-out
Every year when the state legislature convents, Juneau turns into a summer camp (well, I suppose, more of a winter camp) for policy wonks, power brokers, and assorted hangers-on. Oh, and there are the elected officials. Building on the successes from the last legislative session, Alaska Conservation Voters has three new priorities that we'll be advocating for, with your help, in the coming year. Click here to read the rest of the article.
Energy Efficiency News!
The idea of becoming more energy efficient has grown, but has concrete action followed? Let’s take a look, starting this past June, and identify the measures that have been taken and see what we can expect in the future. Click here to read the entire article.
From the Desk of the Development Director
Happy New Year! As we start out in 2011 we are faced with some very exciting challenges and opportunities for the year. For an organization such as our, one of the biggest challenges is funding. Click here to read the rest of the article and to find out how you can help!
Alaska Conservation Blog
Our new and improved blog, Alaska Conservation Blog, was launched in December. The new platform allows readers to 'follow' or RSS our blog and to comment on the articles. In our new blog, you can find great information on conservation issues important to Alaskans, exciting news about programs our member groups are working on, information about our staff, programs and conservation events, and plenty of tips to help you be a 'greener' Alaskan! To view our blog, click here.
Alaska Conservation Action Alert System
As we head into the new legislative session, Alaska Conservation Voters and our sister organization, Alaska Conservation Alliance, are launching a new tool that will help us work even more effectively to pass strong conservation policy! In addition to receiving the weekly 'Conservation Watch', the Conservation Voter e-magazine, and other email information from us, you can also sign up to receive emails from our 'Alaska Conservation Action Alert System'! When there are legislative issues that need your urgent voice, we will send you and email with information about the issue and instructions on actions that need to be taken. Click here to sign up!
More ways than ever to get your Alaska Conservation news updates!
There are so many ways to get updates and news on the conservation legislation and issues important to you!
- Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
- Subscribe to the ‘Conservation Watch’, published weekly during the legislative session and the ‘Conservation Voter E-Magazine’ released bi-annually.
- Make sure we have your email address so you receive invites and special information from us via email. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to update your contact information with us.
- Last but certainly not least, sign up for the new ‘Alaska Conservation Action Alert System’ to be notified of special situations that require your voice!