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Alicia Lawver
(360) 464-2011
alicia.lawver@psp.wa.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
11-09-2015

PSP's policy advisory body to meet Nov. 12 in Lynnwood

The Puget Sound Partnership’s Ecosystem Coordination Board will hear updates on the status of the ecosystem, the pressures of climate change, and discuss engagement with the 2016 Action Agenda update at its next meeting Thursday, Nov. 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lynnwood Convention Center, Room 1D, 3711 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood.

Agenda highlights include:
•    Key findings on climate change and its impacts on Puget Sound from the Climate Impacts Group.
•    Key findings of the 2015 State of the Sound, the biennial report by the Puget Sound Partnership on progress related to ecosystem recovery and

Action Agenda progress.
•    A strategy update on the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project.
•    A discussion about the status of and next steps for the Board’s Funding Strategy.

The Ecosystem Coordination Board is the policy advisory body for regional recovery work coordinated by the Partnership.

The full agenda, meeting materials and directions are available at www.psp.wa.gov/EB_meetings.php. This meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to address questions or provide comment about the regional effort to restore and protect Puget Sound.

If you need special accommodation to participate in this meeting, please notify the Special Assistant to the Boards, Dominique Hampton, at 360.464.1229.

About the Puget Sound Partnership
The 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.

For more information, go to www.psp.wa.gov.

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