Hot Off the Wire — 6/12/2021

Regional Actions

Orca breaching.

Advocate for the Recovery of the Southern Resident Orca!

End Polluter Welfare with SB S. 1167 and HR 2102.
Shockingly, none of our Puget Sound-area Congressional reps have yet signed on.  Please call your Congressional representative today.

Bonus points if you have time to call our two Senators!

Senator Patty Murray and Senator Maria Cantwell

National Actions

Worker with solar panel
Gabe Palmer — Alamy

Credit: Gabe Palmer/Alamy

Tell Congress: Help Pass the American Jobs Plan and Fight the Climate Crisis

David Domke Associate Director at Common Power.
David Domke — Common Power

Join David Domke for three powerful lectures. “His lectures are always very well done and incredibly informative.  I encourage you to register for them.”-John Cambalik, OCA Volunteer

June 14 & 16 at 5 pm PDT
THE NEW LOST CAUSE: From the Confederacy to MAGA’s Big Lie. June 21 at 5 pm PDT
ALL ON THE LINE: The Freedom to Vote 2021 in the US Senate

July 5, 6, & 7 at 5 pm PDT
HOW THEY BEAT THE FILIBUSTER: Freedom Summer, Selma, LBJ, and the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

Greenpeace green text logo
Capital Building in background with "Break Free From Plasctic" in foreground

President Biden: Act now to join global action on plastics

Climate in Politics

Please commit to July 2nd visits to your local Congressional office

Oregon House moves to curb forest institute’s power and budget — OPB


National/International News




 “Conservation History for the Curious” with author Michelle Nijhuis

Michelle Nijuis with her latest book, Beloved Beasts

June 16 at 7:30pm PDT

Yarns from the Farm blog.
Nan Bray sitting with her shepherd dog, in front of her sheep and hillside in Tasmania, AU.

A note to my Yarns from the Farm Readers—I’ve started another series for our local newspaper on biodiversity…”

Cheers, Nan

View the Biodiversity Series
View A Climate Basics Series

A peaceful river scene with trees overhanging.

6. Enhancing Biodiversity: An Ounce of Prevention —
Taming the Virus

I got so excited about getting my vaccination, I decided to write this article for our local newspaper, rather than the one I was planning for this issue. Getting my jab makes it possible for me to do a long-planned hike in the Northern Territory, and under the new rules.”
Image is copyright from David Houlder, used by permission.

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