Wildlife Advocate Program

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The WCS Advocate Program connects citizens with their elected officials to advocate for policies and funding that save wildlife and wild places.

Join WCS’s team of informed and engaged citizens to influence policies that protect wildlife and our planet.We’ll educate and prepare you so you are well equipped and confident in your outreach.

When you take part, you join a diverse team with a common purpose—



Become a Wildlife Advocate

Join WCS’s team of informed and engaged citizens who make a real impact on policies that protect wildlife and our planet.

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Learn & Engage

We’ll educate and prepare you so you are confident and well equipped for this important role. Here are some tools to make outreach easy and we’re always here to support you along the way.

Wildlife Advocate Program Overview

More about all the different ways you can make an impact as an advocate.

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WCS Overview

What we do including our flagship species groups and priority landscapes around the world.

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Social Media Toolkit

These channels can be a powerful tool to get the message out. Here's what you need to know to take advantage.

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Tips for Calling Your Legislators

New to this process? It's easier than you may think. Here are the basics.

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How to Find Your Elected Officials

As a constituent, you have a powerful voice with your elected officials. Find out where to reach out.

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Sign Up for Email Updates

Get news from the field and learn about ways you can help Earth’s most threatened species.

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