Following up on our March 18 conservation advocacy workshop, the ASNV Advocacy Committee will meet on April 24, 7 p.m., at the Mason District Government Center, 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22203 (small conference room). Directions here.
Anyone is welcome to attend. It would be helpful if you would RSVP to Glenda Booth, firstname.lastname@example.org.
At the advocacy workshop, around 90 people heard speakers who explored advocacy tools and tactics to influence government decision-making. Among other speakers were Congressman Gerry Connolly and Virginia Delegates Kaye Kory and Mark Levine.
The event was sponsored by ASNV, the Sierra Club/Mount Vernon Group, Sierra Club/Great Falls Group, the Prince William Conservation Alliance, Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment, the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy, the Audubon Naturalist Society, the Potowmack Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society and the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust. Many thanks to all of our sponsors, volunteers and attendees.