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Speak up for Nature!
Call to Action
March 25-29, 2024

WHAT: Contact your State Legislators by phone or email.

To find your legislators: http://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/menu/CGAFindLeg.asp

WHY: It is a critical time for nature!

Your State Legislators need to hear from you on legislation and budget items that will have lasting impacts on nature.

More information on key issues and CLCC testimony is available at:  www.ctconservation.org

GOAL: EVERY State Legislator receives at least one land conservation contact this week.

To find your legislators: http://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/menu/CGAFindLeg.asp

In your own words …

Dear State Representative _____________/State Senator ___________:

I ask for your support on the following bills that impact our environment, public health, and economy in our community for future generations, and are important to me. I ask you to:

Say YES to HB 5004 to establish a comprehensive approach to addressing climate change, including implementing nature-based climate solutions. (Section 21).

Say YES to SB 11 to enhance climate preparedness and response, including prioritizing nature-based solutions and environmental justice (Section 10) and enhancing equitable access to the Open Space and Watershed Land Acquisition and Urban Green and Community Garden programs (Sections 27-31).

Say YES to SB 351 to increase funding for the Community Investment Act to support state programs for open space, farmland/dairy, historic properties, and affordable housing.

Say YES to HB 5048 (Governor’s Midterm Budget) to fund climate preparedness and response, land conservation, urban green and community gardens, and trails.

These issues are important to me and my community because:

[So important! Provide your own examples of how land conservation and nature impact you and your community, such as a description of the work of your organization, its volunteers, and/or the impacts your programs have had on your community]

Thank you, in advance, for your support on this/these important issues!

Your name, town and organization (if applicable)


The mission of the Connecticut Land Conservation Council is to strengthen and elevate land conservation in Connecticut. CLCC envisions a future where every Connecticut Community is supported and sustained by a diverse mix of conserved land, and land conservation is embraced as an essential community value.