Category Archives: Southern Sea Otter Research & Recovery Bill

Can you help send sea otters to Washington DC?

Today we launched our Give Sea Otters a Voice Fund, and are asking for holiday donations to send sea otters to Washington DC. Technically we’re not going to send the actual sea otters to DC–don’t worry! In addition to being … Continue reading

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Sea otter bill may see movement before the year is out

Now that it’s hit the Senate, we’re waiting for news on when the Sea Otter Recovery and Research Act will gain speed again. A contact in DC suggested that it might get some movement before the year is out, which … Continue reading

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Sea Otter bill passes in the House

We tweeted and facebooked in glee as soon as we heard the news, but somehow it slipped my mind to post it here. At any rate, the Sea Otter Research and Recovery Act passed the House on Tuesday with a … Continue reading

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We need your help on the sea otter bill!!

A few weeks ago I posted the bad news that the Sea Otter Research and Recovery Act had been pulled from the floor before the vote. Well it’s coming back! We have been told that the bill is likely to … Continue reading

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Sea Otter Bill Update

July has been a tough month for otters! First the survey results, and now the otter bill’s been stumped. In response to yesterday’s post, Barbara asked what we can do–certainly something we were all wondering here at the office. I … Continue reading

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Otter bill stymied

The Sea Otter Research and Recovery Act (currently going by H.R. 556) was on the House suspension calender for today. This is basically the Congressional equivelent of a consent list, for non-controversial bills that are expected to pass with little … Continue reading

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Even Congress loves sea otters holding hands

Following Congressman Farr’s testimony at the hearing for the Southern Sea Otter Research and Recovery Act, Chairwoman Mel Bordallo told the Congressman that he had left out a key factor: “You failed to mention that these otters hold hands with … Continue reading

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