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|Dear Native Plant Society of Texas Members:THE RACE TO THE FINISH LINE HAS STARTED! Let’s help pass the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA) in both houses of Congress before the House begins its recess on May 20th! Passage of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act will mean nearly $1.4 billion annually for wildlife conservation in the US – up to $50 million per year for projects in Texas to help stabilize at-risk populations of fish and wildlife. YOU CAN HELP NOW: Ask your US Representative and Senators Cornyn and Cruz to vote YES (again!) for the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act.Ask everyone in your circle to do the same (again!)Send a letter to Senators Cruz and Cornyn, and to all the U.S. Representatives from Texas. The letters can be scanned and emailed. Letters to Members of the US House of Representatives can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Send to our senators via their website’s contact page. Sample letters are available HERE.Contact your US Representative via his/her website or Washington D.C. office phone line. Find your US Representative contact information at https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative. If you phone, it’s okay to just leave a message!Contact Senators Cornyn and Cruz via their websites or Washington D.C. office phone lines.Senator Cornyn:https://www.cornyn.senate.gov/ or 202-224-2934Senator Cruz: https://www.cruz.senate.gov/ or 202-224-5922THE ASK IS SIMPLE: Vote YES when the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act comes up for a vote.RESOURCES TO HELP YOU MAKE YOUR ASK:The Texas Alliance for America’s Fish and Wildlife, txwildlifealliance.org, has a toolkit with info to help you and your members make the ask: https://www.txwildlifealliance.org/action-toolkit.The Texas Alliance also has a Communications and Social Media Toolkit HERE with social media posts, sample newsletter text, graphics/photos, and Richard Heilbrun’s PowerPoint summary of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act.The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act video is HERE.THANKS for your help!Clarence Reed, VP Affiliations and Advocacy|
Native Plant Society of Texas