2016 action agenda UPDATE:
WHO IS INVOLVED

What is the Partnership’s role in updating the Action Agenda?

The Puget Sound Partnership serves a backbone role in updating the Action Agenda. This means that the Partnership is responsible for:

  • Coordinating with local, state, federal, tribal, business, and non-governmental partners
  • Facilitating public comment and response
  • Gathering local priorities through Local Integrating Organizations
  • Reviewing updated material with the Science Panel and Ecosystem Coordination Board
  • Clearly communicating the updates

The Puget Sound Partnership is helping to coordinate three Strategic Initiative Transition Teams, which will be responsible for the solicitation, review, evaluation, and recommendation of content for the 2016/17 Action Agenda Update.

What is the role of the Leadership Council, Ecosystem Coordination Board, and Science Panel?

  • Science Panel and Ecosystem Coordination Board
    • Review and discuss proposed revisions to Strategic Initiatives
    • Review and rank proposed Near Term Actions
    • Review discuss Implementation Strategies associated with approved Near Term Actions
  • Leadership Council
    • Review recommendations forwarded by the Science Panel and Ecosystem Coordination Board
    • Determine final approval of revisions to Strategic Initiatives, Near Term Actions, and Implementation Strategies

What is the role of recovery partners?

  • Local organizations and groups
    • Offer suggestions for Near Term Actions.
    • Develop localized Action Agenda that integrates with the Puget Sound Action Agenda.
    • Connect with local residents to understand the needs and concerns of the people who live in Puget Sound.
    • Read the documents up for discussion and submit comments during the public comment period
    • Attend meetings to learn more and offer feedback.
    • Stay informed. Keep in touch with your Ecosystem Recovery Coordinator at the Partnership
  • Regional organizations and groups
  • State Agencies

What is the role of the public?

There are several ways you can give your input into Action Agenda updates:

  • Connect with your local watershed recovery group.
  • Read the documents up for discussion and submit your comments during the public comment period.
  • Attend a public meeting to learn more and give us feedback.
  • Stay informed. Sign up for Action Agenda newsletters, E-clips, Facebook, Twitter

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