Puget Sound Partnership Science Panel to discuss net pen aquaculture, Action Agenda
Panel will meet February
16, in Seattle
The Puget Sound Partnership’s Science Panel will meet on Thursday,
February 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at South Seattle Community College’s
Georgetown campus, 6737 Corson Ave South, Seattle.
Meeting highlights include:
A presentation and discussion by representatives
of the Washington Department of Ecology and National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration on the state of the science surrounding net pen aquaculture.
A presentation and discussion on the Science
Panel’s role in supporting the development of the 2018 Action Agenda, which is
the cornerstone of the Partnership’s work to focus investments on actions that
are most likely to advance Puget Sound protection and recovery targets.
The full Science Panel agenda, meeting materials and
directions are available at http://www.psp.wa.gov/SP_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 Science
Panel's expertise and advice are critical to the Puget Sound Partnership’s
efforts to develop a comprehensive, science-based plan to restore Puget Sound.
The members, appointed by the Leadership Council, are chosen from the top
scientists in Washington State.
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.