Advocacy Toolkit


Informed people make for better communities. What's even better is when people - like you - take action at the local, state, and national level to improve your community and environment.

"Lobbying" may sound intimidating but we all lobby at one time or another. Any time you talk to an official or lawmaker about an issue that is important to you, that is lobbying.

Here are tips and ideas on how to:

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Environmental Lobby Day

Another way to lobby effectively is to join the OEC and our partners every spring for Environmental Lobby Day.

Through formal meetings and casual conversations over meals, citizen-advocates (like you) across Ohio discuss important environmental-conservation issues directly with lawmakers and state agency representatives.

To learn more about lobbying or contacting your elected officials, please contact us at or (614) 487-7506.