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Citizen Lobby Day January 26, 2017 Agenda

Organizations: Montana Conservation Voters, Montana Environmental Information Center, Montana Wildlife Federation, Montana Audubon, MontPIRG, Montana Trout Unlimited

Policy Small Group Leaders:

  • Net-Metering:  Neal Ullman Montana Conservation Voters, Brian Fadie, MEIC
  • Land Use and Water Policy: Colin Cooney, MT Trout Unlimited; Shelbi Dantic MT Conservation Voters
  • Wildlife and Public Lands:  Amy Seaman MT Audubon; Nick Gevock, MT Wildlife Federation

Individual Goals of Training:

  • Learn basic lobbying skills, practice “the Ask”
  • Know who your legislators are and how to find them today
  • Choose one or two specific bills on which to lobby
  • Learn about hot conservation issues and the specific legislation affecting clean water, family farmers and ranchers, clean energy and wildlife
  • Meet with your Representative and Senator
  • Report the results of your conversation to your Conservation Staff Contact

Schedule: Please note- rides are on your own to and from the Capitol unless otherwise indicated.

10:00     Training at Montana Wildlife Federation Office: 5530 N Montana Ave, Helena, MT 59602

11:45      Break for Lunch, Head to the Capitol to meet with legislators

12:30     Meet with Legislators before Floor session.

1:00       House and Senate Floor Sessions, 4th floor gallery, Capitol

2:45       Check-in, quick debrief with advocates, 1st floor, in front of Information desk

3:00      Afternoon hearings:

  • House Fish Wildlife and Parks, Rm. 137
  • House Local Government, Rm. 172
  • Senate Energy, Rm. 317
  • Senate Highways and Transportation, Rm. 405

4:30       Check-in, debrief with advocates, 1st floor

5:30       Conservation Community Legislative Social at the Montana Club (24 6th Ave, Helena, MT 59601)

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