192 - Catching up with AFS Policy Director, Drue Winters
This week, Drue Winters, the American Fisheries Society (AFS) Policy Director comes back on the podcast to chat about her career path, the place of policy in addressing environmental disasters, and about current legislation relevant to fisheries professionals! Specifically, Kadie and Drue talk about the Recovering America's Wildlife Act (RAWA) and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), as well as an upcoming Supreme Court case that could redefine Waters of the United States (WOTUS).
Main point: Science communication is one of the best ways that fisheries professionals can help influence policy.
You can get in touch with Drue via her email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you'd like to get ahold of Kadie, you can reach her on twitter @kbheinle
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