11 Sep 2010 / Misc
09 Sep 2010 / Alerts
Please visit our online action center to help Interior Secretary Salazar develop President Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors Initiative by urging him to adopt TU’s protect-reconnect-restore-sustain conservation strategy and to recommend key TU projects to be supported by the initiative.
WHY WE CARE
President Obama has asked Interior Secretary Salazar to help lead the development of a plan to carry out America’s Great Outdoors Initiative. Intended to create a “21st century conservation and recreation agenda” to help “reconnect all Americans with the outdoors,” the President’s goals include protecting and restoring special places (lands and waters); featuring local partnerships to do the job; helping working lands (farms and ranches); and encouraging kids and families spend more time outdoors.
These goals are very similar to TU’s conservation strategy. This initiative provides us with a great opportunity for the President, Secretary Salazar and others in the administration to adopt TU’s conservation strategy and implement several of TU’s high-value conservation projects.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
1) Visit our online action center today and use the model letter you will find there as a basis for your personal letter or email which can be sent to the Department of the Interior’s America’s Great Outdoors website.
2) Please visit the America’s Great Outdoors website to learn more about the initiative.