Puget Sound Partnership's Leadership Council to discuss salmon recovery and more at Oct. 6 meeting
The Puget Sound Partnership’s Leadership Council will meet on
Thursday, October 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at South Seattle Community
College-Georgetown Campus, 6737 Corson Ave. South, Seattle, WA 98108.
Meeting highlights include:
A discussion about how to speed up salmon
recovery in Puget Sound. Council members, state agency representatives, and
others will consider new ideas to improve policies that affect salmon and salmon
habitat, and to increase funding for efforts supporting salmon recovery.
A presentation on funding for the Estuary and
Salmon Restoration Program (ESRP), led by representatives from the Washington
Department of Fish & Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation Office, and
Puget Sound Partnership. ESRP is a grant program that funds high-priority ecosystem
restoration and protection projects in Puget Sound.
A presentation on the Wild Future Initiative,
led by representatives from the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife. The
Wild Future Initiative is a broad effort to maintain and increase sustainable
fishing and hunting opportunities; conserve fish, wildlife, and habitat for
future generations; and secure reliable funding to achieve these goals.
The full agenda, meeting materials and directions are
available at http://psp.wa.gov/LC_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 Leadership Council
The seven-member Leadership Council is the governing body of the Puget Sound Partnership. Appointed by the Governor to serve four-year terms, members are among the leading citizens from around the Sound.
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.