PTRC advocates for causes, ideas, or policies that improve the health of the Port Tobacco River and watershed and support the mission of the organization. PTRC acts as a strong voice for the Port Tobacco River and watershed, and is recognized as a credible expert and trusted source on issues affecting the health or use of the River. PTRC seeks to educate and engage others and build consensus for practical and effective solutions to protect and restore the Port Tobacco River and watershed.
PTRC uses a variety of advocacy tools, including:
• Educating stakeholders and policy makers;
• Issuing formal comments and letters;
• Producing reports and analyses;
• Raising public awareness through the media and communications; and
• Participating in coalitions that are consistent with the PTRC Mission.
Because PTRC is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization under the tax code, it does not engage in electoral partisan issues. PTRC does not support one candidate over another candidate, and does not support any political parties. PTRC works with all political parties on public policy initiatives. If PTRC asks one candidate for office to speak at events or conferences, an invitation is extended to any opposing candidates as well.