Welcome to Making Waves, the Puget Sound Partnership’s online magazine!
Our second issue of Making Waves features three conversations about Puget Sound recovery, climate change, environmental justice, and infrastructure, and a story about the collaboration and coalition-building of Puget Sound Day on the Hill. We’re launching this issue of the magazine in advance of this year’s online Puget Sound Days on the Hill, a series of events, starting Friday, April 23, and hosted by the Partnership and the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, that brings together a diverse coalition to advocate for federal investment in salmon recovery and Puget Sound restoration.
Executive Director, Puget Sound Partnership
For the last six years, the Puget Sound Partnership and the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission have held an event that draws attendees from around the Puget Sound region and across
Laura Blackmore, executive director of the Puget Sound Partnership, speaks with Anji Moraes, senior program officer at Vulcan Inc. They discuss salmon recovery, the removal of obsolete dams in the Pacific Northwest, and how infrastructure can help with salmon recovery and climate change adaptation. This interview was recorded on March 23, 2021.
Laura Blackmore, executive director of the Puget Sound Partnership, speaks with Governor Jay Inslee. In their conversation, they discuss the important connections between climate change, Puget Sound recovery, and environmental justice. This interview was recorded on March 8, 2021.
Laura Blackmore, executive director of the Puget Sound Partnership, speaks with David Troutt, natural resources director for the Nisqually Indian Tribe. In their conversation, they discuss salmon recovery, climate change, and moving I-5 off the Nisqually Delta. This interview was recorded on February 25, 2021.
https://youtu.be/27jimS0QtoI The Southern Resident orcas that call Puget Sound home are critically endangered. For the last few years, Washington Conservation Districts—along with dozens of non-profit and agency partners—have provided folks
Did you know that some kelp species are among the largest of all seaweeds? And did you know Washington state is home to 22 species of kelp, which means there
https://youtu.be/nPrN8GY-W00 In 2017, the Northwest Straits Foundation, Skagit Marine Resources Committee, Washington State Parks, and Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group completed a restoration project at the beach at Bowman Bay in
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WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
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DNR Aquatic Reserves