Ecosystem Coordination Board to discuss sustainable funding for salmon recovery, learn about the Wild Futures Initiative
Puget Sound Partnership Ecosystem Coordination Board will
meet September 8 in Edmonds
The Puget Sound Partnership’s Ecosystem Coordination Board
will meet Thursday, September 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Edmonds
Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave North, Edmonds, 98020.
Meeting highlights include:
An overview of Wild Futures Initiative and other legislative priorities of the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
A presentation on “Building Cities in the Rain,”
a new guidance manual for local governments that can help target stormwater
retrofits in ways that also promote restoration of salmon habitat.
Finalizing the Board’s 2016–17 work plan, which will guide Board priorities through the next year.
The full agenda, meeting materials and directions are
available at http://psp.wa.gov/EB_meetings.php.
This meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to provide comment and
learn about the regional effort to restore and protect Puget Sound.
If you need special accommodations to participate in this
meeting, please notify the Special Assistant to the Boards, Dominique Hampton,
About the Ecosystem Coordination Board
The 27-member Ecosystem Coordination Board advises the Puget Sound Partnership’s Leadership Council concerning Action Agenda development and implementation, public awareness, mobilizing funding, and partner engagement. Members represent specific interests around the Sound, including federal, state and local governments, tribes, non-profit organizations, and businesses.
About the Puget Sound Partnership
Puget Sound Partnership is the state agency formed to lead the region’s
collective effort to restore and protect Puget Sound. Working with hundreds of governments, tribes, scientists, businesses, and nonprofits,
the Partnership mobilizes partner action around a common agenda,
advances Sound investments, and tracks progress to optimize recovery.