Activist Toolkit

Want to take action, but aren’t sure where to start? The Activist Toolkit gives you tips and opportunities to form or hone your conservation voter skillset.

How to have a productive meeting with your legislator

Whether on your own or at our Conservation Lobby Day, meeting with your legislator is an effective way to make you voice heard on the issues you care most about. Here are some tips for a successful meeting with your legislator.

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Contact your local organizer

Wisconsin Conservation Voters is here to help. If you or your organization needs support, advice, or information about how to advance your pro-conservation activities and programs we have organizers and offices across the state.

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Join the Social Media Squad

Social media is an efficient way to boost messages, news, and opportunities to take action. It’s even more effective when you help.

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How to get your letter-to-the-editor or opinion column published in local media

How to get your letter-to-the-editor or opinion column published – it’s easier than you think and is an effective tactic to get your elected representatives' attention on conservation issues that matter to you.

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Sample letter to your legislator

As a voting constituent, a letter in the form of an email or mailed letter is an easy way for you to let lawmakers know your views on specific issues.

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Take Action on These Priority Campaigns

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Taking the lead on clean energy

If you're a candidate running for local office, you have the opportunity to lead Wisconsin to a 100 percent clean energy future. Will you commit to making your community reach 100 percent renewable energy by 2050?

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Safeguarding public lands

Wisconsin is defined by its land – beautiful inland lakes, meandering rivers, rolling hills, thick forests, colorful prairies, and rocky Great Lakes shorelines. Access to these lands is critical to our mental and physical health, and our outdoor heritage.

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Combating climate change

Human-driven climate change is scientific fact and Wisconsin is already suffering because of it. Wisconsinites deserve pollution-free communities. Wisconsin Conservation Voters is dedicated to moving our country toward 100 percent clean energy by 2050.

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Protecting drinking water

Imagine waking up to make coffee, turning on your faucet and watching as brown, foul-smelling liquid comes pouring into your sink, onto your hands, and into your child’s water cup. It’s like something from a horror movie. It’s real and it’s happening now.

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Track your legislators

Transparency is vital in a healthy democracy. Find out how your legislators are voting on conservation issues, and hold them accountable for their decisions.

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