Working together to speed recovery of Puget Sound

Join in upcoming workshops hosted by Puget Sound Partnership

The Puget Sound Partnership is hosting a series of public workshops that will identify actions to advance the recovery of Puget Sound.  Register for one or more workshops online.  

The region’s VISION 2050 plan supports the work of local jurisdictions and the Puget Sound Partnership to promote a coordinated approach to watershed planning and restoring the health of Puget Sound.

The Puget Sound Partnership’s Leadership Council has approved strategies for the 2022-2026 Action Agenda and is now working on identifying  actions that will be a shared focus for implementing each strategy over the next four years.

Each workshop topic will have two meetings and will be guided by facilitators:

Smart growth and development, November 2 and November 30, 12:30 - 3:30 pm  Identifying actions related to smart development, stormwater and legacy contamination, addressing and preparing for climate change, and human wellbeing strategies such as transparent and inclusive governance and human health.

Working lands, November 3 and December 1, 9 am - 12 pm  Identifying actions related to long-term viability and sustainability of agricultural lands and working forests to reduce conversion pressure, protecting and restoring floodplains and estuaries, cumulative water pollution and non-point source pollutants, addressing and preparing for climate change, and human wellbeing strategies such as cultural practices and natural resource industries.  

Marine habitat protection and restoration, November 4 and December 2, 12:30 - 3:30 pm  Identifying actions related to marine shorelines, floodplains and estuaries, submerged aquatic vegetation, smart development and protecting intact habitats, addressing and preparing for climate change, and human wellbeing strategies such as responsible recreation and stewardship, cultural practices, and wellbeing derived from place attachments.

Freshwater habitat protection and restoration, November 5 and December 3, 9 am - 12 pm  Identifying actions related to riparian areas, floodplains and estuaries, fish passage, freshwater availability, working lands, smart development, addressing and preparing for climate change, and human wellbeing strategies such as responsible recreation and stewardship, cultural practices, and wellbeing derived from place attachments.

Water quality, November 9 and December 7, 9 am - 12 pm  Identifying actions related to wastewater systems, toxic chemicals, cumulative water pollution, stormwater and legacy contamination, addressing and preparing for climate change, and human wellbeing strategies such as human health. 

Food webs and human activities, November 10 and December 8, 12:30 - 3:30 pm  Identifying actions related to invasive species, oil spills, best practices by boaters, aquatic vegetation, addressing and preparing for climate change, and human wellbeing strategies such as responsible recreation and stewardship.