Mary Beth Beetham

Director of Legislative Affairs
Mary Beth focuses on the Endangered Species Act and federal budget and appropriations issues related to the protection and conservation of wildlife and habitat. Over the years, Mary Beth has helped lead the environmental community on major natural resource funding issues and response to attacks on the environment through the federal budget process.

Posts By: Mary Beth Beetham

Grizzly bear, © John Eastcott and Yva Momotiuk/National Geographic Stock

Fighting for Wildlife Funding »

Congress is now beginning work in earnest to pass the year’s appropriations bills that provide the funding for many federal programs – including those that protect and conserve our nation’s wildlife and its habitat.

Mule deer, © Charlie Denton/USFS

Refuge in the Forest »

Refuges aren’t the only public lands vital to wildlife — our national forests provide havens for any number of threatened and endangered species. That’s why we have to make sure that the programs that keep national forests healthy for wildlife are kept, not cut.