Madison Audubon Society Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Madison Audubon Society is a chapter of the National Audubon Society. We support a broad range of environmental issues, with a focus on the conservation of birds and other wildlife, including education, enjoyment, advocacy, protection, and restoration.

Lobbying Interests:
Of interest to Madison Audubon is any legislation and any administrative rules having to do with the environment, including DNR, DATCP, and DOT rules, including but not limited to, issues concerning wildlife, threatened and endangered resources, habitat protection, biodiversity, invasive species, wetlands, water and air quality, land use, pesticides and toxics, public lands, and mining.

Title:
Executive Secretary

Contact
KEH
Karen Etter Hale
222 S Hamilton St Ste 1
Madison, WI 53703-3201
(608) 255-2473
(608) 256-4562
Karen.Etter.Hale@madisonaudubon.org
http://madisonaudubon.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Karen Etter Hale Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/15/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/23/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Natural Resources: Environmental Quality
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Environmental Quality

Notification Date
6/5/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Recreation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Recreation

Notification Date
4/17/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
The Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Fund should be maintained at its current level - or be increased.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Development of a Tundra Swan season in Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of a Tundra Swan season in Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/16/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Spring Hearing questions.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Spring Hearing questions.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/1/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

There should be NO changes in Wisconsin's current mining law that would reduce protection for the environment or reduce public input into the issuance of mining permits. Wisconsin’s common-sense Mining Moratorium Law should NOT be repealed.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
There should be NO changes in Wisconsin's current mining law that would reduce protection for the environment or reduce public input into the issuance of mining permits. Wisconsin’s common-sense Mining Moratorium Law should NOT be repealed.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

A Sandhill Crane hunt should NOT be established in Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
A Sandhill Crane hunt should NOT be established in Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/21/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$467.15
2013
July - December
$13.74
2014
January - June
$384.71
2014
July - December
$0.00
Total $865.60
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
0.25
2013
July - December
0.50
2014
January - June
1.75
2014
July - December
0.00
Total 2.50
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
16.75
2013
July - December
0.00
2014
January - June
12.25
2014
July - December
0.00
Total 29.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
16 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 10 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 6 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
13 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
38 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
11 %
2014
July - December
Total 25 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
71 %
2014
July - December
Total 32 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
23 %
2013
July - December
100 %
2014
January - June
18 %
2014
July - December
Total 22 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures