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Welcoming new Puget Sound Partnership executive director

By Alicia Lawver, Puget Sound Partnership Col. Anthony Wright, retired Army Corps of Engineers district engineer, was appointed by Gov. Chris Gregoire in July to lead the Puget Sound Partnership.The Partnership is the backbone organization that coordinates the efforts of citizens, governments, tribes, scientists and businesses to set priorities, implement a regional recovery plan and …

Exploring quality of life and human well-being in Puget Sound restoration

By Kelly Biedenweg, Puget Sound Institute   Throughout Puget Sound, government and non-government land management agencies are increasingly interested in considering the human aspects of restoration management.  So far, this exploration has looked mostly at how humans influence the natural world: the pollution caused by failing septic systems or agricultural runoff or the decline in …