Stop Congress Cuts to Protect Sea Turtles from Speeding Vehicles in Texas
Take action right now, call and email Congress to stop cuts to the Department of Interior funding for the Padre Island National Seashore to protect endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles. The cuts would stop their efforts to limit the speed of drivers on sea turtle nesting beaches to 15 miles per hour during the spring and summer, when nesting females and baby hatchlings can be struck and killed by vehicles.
Call Representative Blake Farenthold To Oppose His Ammendment No. 24 to H.R. 2584
Call right now and show your support for endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles threatened by speeding vehicles at Padre Island National Seashore. Remind him that two years of research and public opinion found that vehicles on Texas park beaches should not exceed 15 mph during the nesting season. Share your opposition to Farenthold's amendment cutting funding for the ongoing process to modify speed limits on sea turtle nesting beaches. His office phone numbers are below:
Corpus Christi Office; (361) 884-2222
Brownsville Office; (956) 544-8800 or
Washington D.C.; (202) 225-7742
Take Action! Call and Email YOUR Congressional Reps Opposing Cuts to Sea Turtle Funding! Padre Island National Seashore is home to the highest density of nesting Kemp’s ridley sea turtles. Support our efforts to save Gulf of Mexico sea turtles with a contribution.
NOTE: The action requires your address to locate your representative, and P.O. Box holders must enter their box number after the zip code when asked for more details.