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Policy Toolkit

These pages provide best practices and tips for engaging with lawmakers and public officials.

Make a public comment

Write a lawmaker

Write a Lawmaker

A well written, timely letter can impact policy.

Meet with your lawmakers

Meet with your lawmakers

Communicating with lawmakers in person can be an important way to make your voice heard and build relationships.

Invite a policymaker to visit your lab

Hosting a policymaker at your field station is an excellent way to demonstrate the importance of government support for scientific research.