BESC Congressional Visits Day April 25-26, 2017

Hi all. The Biological and Ecological Sciences Coalition (BESC) is hosting a Congressional Visits Day in Washington D.C. on April 25-26, 2017. The first day of the event is a training program that will prepare participants for meetings with congressional offices. It will include presentations on the federal budget and effective communication with policymakers. The second day will be spent on Capitol Hill meeting with members of Congress and their staff. Scientists and graduate students who are interested in communicating the importance of federal investments in scientific research and education to lawmakers are encouraged to participate in this important event. Please visit the BESC website for further information: https://www.aibs.org/public-policy/congressional_visits_day.html Regards, --Charles