Advocacy
Toolkit

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Thank you for supporting Team Knowles-Nelson! We want to make it as easy as possible for you and your organization to participate in the campaign to renew the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program. Weve collected some resources to help you promote the campaign, talk to your elected officials, and feature Team Knowles Nelson campaigns on your own site.

Your personal story is the most powerful Knowles-Nelson talking point

Knowles-Nelson talking points.

Download this one-page sheet of key talking points to use when advocating for the Stewardship Program. We’ll be the most successful if we all speak up with a unified voice. These are the headlines that Team Knowles-Nelson is using in our campaign to renew the program.

Coalition letter to Governor Evers in support of Knowles-Nelson.

Signed by nearly 60 organizations, the letter asks for a 10-year authorization of the Stewardship Program and also asks the Governor to restore past funding cuts. Bring the letter to your own visits with elected officials to demonstrate broad support for the program across a wide range of organizations.

Letter of Support

Postcards campaign flyer.

Interested in promoting the Knowles-Nelson postcards campaign? Use this flyer, which has an example postcard, a link to the postcard action page, and a QR code that you can use in printed materials. Our campaign to send legislators personalized postcards in support of the Stewardship Program is a wonderful way for supporters to add a personal touch to our efforts to renew the program.

Postcards Flyer
$24 Billion
forestry industry supported
99%
of Wisconsinites live within 5 miles of a Knowles-Nelson Project
$350 Million
in grants to nonprofits and local governments
650,000
Wisconsin Acres Protecetd by Knowles-Nelson
1500
Grants to support local parks, trails, and campgrounds
$1.2 Billion
invested in Wisconsin Lands
$19.75
annual cost per Wisconsin resident
400
grants to support Wisconsin Boating facilities
180,000 acres
protected by non-profit land trusts

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