FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Puget Sound Leadership Council scheduled to adopt updated Action Agenda August 9
TACOMA—The Puget Sound Leadership Council, the governing board of the Puget Sound Partnership, will review and consider for adoption the updated Action Agenda on Thursday, August 9.
The Partnership is the state agency leading the regional recovery of Puget Sound.
The Action Agenda is the region’s blueprint for restoring the health of Puget Sound by 2020 and outlines specific priorities, coordinated actions, and accountability measures for the entire Puget Sound and its 14 watersheds. The Action Agenda, originally created by the Partnership in 2009, is intended to be updated every two years to reflect progress made, lessons learned, and emerging scientific knowledge about what actions are most effective in restoring the Sound’s health.
The Leadership Council will deliberate today and tomorrow.
You can watch the meeting live on www.tvw.org.
Meeting highlights include: presentations and public comments by the many individuals and entities working together to develop the Action Agenda and supporting science and policy documents.
DATES: Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 8-9, 2012
AGENDA : www.psp.wa.gov/LC_meetings.php
LOCATION: Waterfront Activity Center (southeast of Husky Stadium),
University of Washington, 3900 Montlake Blvd. NE, Seattle, 98195
BACKGROUND: The Puget Sound Partnership is the backbone organization that connects citizens, governments, tribes, scientists and businesses together to set priorities, implement a regional action plan, and ensure accountability to recover the health of Puget Sound by 2020. To date, more than 2,440 acres of habitat have been protected, 70 miles of streams and rivers have been restored, and game-changing restoration projects have been advanced since the Partnership was established through bipartisan leadership in 2007.