Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8 am – 1:30 pm
Getting Green Laws: Environmental Topics in the Colorado Legislature
Audubon of Greater Denver and the Sierra Club Denver Metro Network are teaming up for another great session on Getting Green Laws passed in our State legislature. Activists from both groups network on how to best contact legislators, which legislators are major players, how to effectively communicate environmental concerns to them, and what environmental topics are “hot” for 2018. Armed with this information, and advised by our lobbyists, they can then help to protect our wildlife, water, and landscapes.
The GGL meeting is always highlighted by Audubon lobbyist Jen Boulton’s entertaining description of the bills, the process, and the personalities involved. A panel of experts on one of more of the “hot” topics follows up on her talk, and we then host legislators to talk about their interests and listen to ours. This gives us an opportunity to meet and engage them on issues of concern to us as environmentalists.
The cost of the Forum is $12 in advance and $15 at the door and includes a breakfast snack and lunch. You can register and pay by credit card on line at www.denveraudubon.org. Alternatively, call the Audubon office at 303-973-9530, Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., or send your check to: Audubon of Greater Denver, 9308 S. Wadsworth Blvd., Littleton, CO 80128.
Colorado offers great outdoor resources; let’s work to protect them!
What: Getting Green Laws, a meeting to acquaint us with the “hot” environmental bills of 2018, cosponsored by Audubon of Greater Denver and the Sierra Club
Where: First Plymouth Church, 3501 S. Colorado Boulevard, Denver (SW corner of Colorado and Hampden)
Continued: First 20 people under 30 who register will get in free!