Protect The Tongass

We need your help and your stories to protect the Tongass - hearing from constituents is one of the best ways to influence what happens in DC. Take a minute this week and call the offices of Senators Murkowski, Sullivan, and Rep. Young, and tell them to back off their attacks on the Tongass!

Alaska Delegation

Senator Lisa Murkowski - (202)-224-6665

Senator Dan Sullivan - (202)-224-3004

Representative Don Young - (202) 225-5765


But don’t stop there! Minds in the Alaskan offices are largely made up already, and our allies in other places are often best-placed to advocate for the Tongass.

Democratic Leadership

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) - (202) 224-6542

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA) - (202) 225-4965

Senator Patrick Leahy (VT) - (202) 224-4242

Senator Dick Durbin (IL) - (202) 224-2152

Senator Maria Cantwell (WA) - (202) 224-3441


Sample script:

"Hello, my name is ______ and I live in ______(town and zip code). I am calling today to ask senator/representative _______ to stand up for the Tongass National Forest by voting against Senator Lisa Murkoski's two 'poison pill riders' that seek an exemption to the Roadless Rule for the Tongass and Chugach National Forests and throw out the 2016 Tongass Land Management Plan Amendment. Please also remain vigilant and push back against other Tongass threats, especially with regards to the Roadless Rule and the Tongass Land Management Plan (TLMP) I care about the Tongass because ______."


Thank you for taking action on behalf of the Tongass!

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