News from TOS

1912, 2022


There’s still a chance the Senate will vote on the Recovering American’s Wildlife Act (S.2372) before the end of this legislative session!  This is the most important bill in decades and will give TN millions of dollars to address habitat loss and recovery of declining birds! We’ve been trying to get it passed, literally, for more than 10years! Please call or email Tennessee’s two Senators! We’ve even included a short script and the letter TOS recently sent.   Melinda Welton TOS Conservation Policy Co-Chair Nashville, TN   Senator Hagerty Washington office 202-224-4944 Senator Blackurn Washington office 202-224-3344 Short script: Dear Senator [...]

812, 2022

Plan to attend the Annual Spring Meeting in Nashville…all details below.

2023 TOS State Spring Meeting - Nashville, April 28-30, 2023 We are pleased to announce that the Nashville chapter of TOS will be hosting the Annual Spring TOS State Meeting, April 28-30, 2023. Friday night registration and reception will be held at the conference hotel, The Hampton Inn Ashland City, from 5-7:30 pm. The Saturday afternoon board meeting will be held at Bells Bend Outdoor Center at 4187 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, 37218 The Hampton Inn Ashland City is located at 1609 Hwy 12 South, Ashland City, 37015. Phone: 615-845-1609 The hotel is reserving a block of rooms for TOS members [...]

410, 2022


RECOVERING AMERICA'S WILDLIFE ACT is still waiting to be brought to the Senate floor for a vote.  NOW is the time to call our two Tennessee Senator's....Bill Hagerty is a signatory on the Bill so please when you contact him remember to THANK him for and encourage him to vote yes when the bill comes to the floor.  Regarding Marsha Blackburn, please encourage her to vote far she has not expressed an opinion on the Bill. Please call or email them and Blackburn's office can be reached at 202-224-3344 Hagerty's office can be reached at 202-224-4944 PLEASE [...]

1309, 2022

ACTION ALERT….immediate attention needed!

After passing in the House of Representatives this summer, the Recovering America's Wildlife Act (RAWA) is about to become law —  it just needs one final push. If passed, RAWA will provide a major funding increase for state, territory, and tribal conservation programs – a huge win for birds and other declining wildlife. With a final victory so close, we need to raise our voices even louder. Please take the next step for declining birds and wildlife by calling your U.S. Senators today (script included).

1705, 2022


The U.S. Senate is now considering the bipartisan Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Enhancements Act of 2022, an important bill that would provide a major funding increase to migratory bird conservation, as well as more equitable access to the funding. This new bill would boost the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA)⁠ — the only federal grants program specifically dedicated to the conservation of migratory birds across the Western Hemisphere. Saving migratory birds requires collaboration from experts and communities throughout the Americas. Since 2002, the NMBCA has supported more than 500 conservation projects in 36 countries, on more than 4.2 million [...]


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