“Teaming With Wildlife” Honors Congressional Champions

Last night in the Hart Senate Office Building, the Teaming With Wildlife coalition hosted a reception to celebrate some of the past year’s top achievements — and look ahead to 2010’s challenges. The coalition is made up of 6,200 conservation organizations & businesses, including the National Wildlife Federation.

Universally acknowledged as the year’s top goal — passing comprehensive clean energy & climate legislation that includes dedicated funding for wildlife agencies to help adapt to the effects of climate change.

Here’s Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) accepting his award:

And Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ):

Finally, here’s National Wildlife Federation President & CEO Larry Schweiger:

Published: February 25, 2010