Puget Sound Partnership http://kplu.org en State Of Our Salmon The Focus Of 2-Day Puget Sound Partnership Meeting http://kplu.org/post/state-our-salmon-focus-2-day-puget-sound-partnership-meeting <p>Puget Sound Partnership, one of the state’s newest agencies, is holding a two-day meeting on salmon recovery this week.&nbsp;</p><p>On the agenda is a presentation called “report card forum,” but there won’t be an announcement of a letter grade. That’s because there isn’t yet a grading system in place, says Jeaneatte Dorner, the agency’s Director of Local Ecosystem and Salmon&nbsp;Recovery.</p><p>“And until we actually have that system in place, it’s sort of like we don’t have the test scores to actually give a grade,” she said.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:41:16 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 14789 at http://kplu.org State Of Our Salmon The Focus Of 2-Day Puget Sound Partnership Meeting Small Steps, but Much Work Ahead for Puget Sound Health http://kplu.org/post/small-steps-much-work-ahead-puget-sound-health <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With its rocky beaches and abundant sea life, Puget Sound is at the heart of western Washington’s identity.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yet we are falling behind on the work needed to restore its health, following years of pollution from industry and a growing population.</span></p><p>The <a href="http://www.psp.wa.gov/index.php" target="_blank">Puget Sound Partnership</a> has released its <a href="http://www.psp.wa.gov/sos.php" target="_blank">latest progress report</a>.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">And though there is some improvement, the challenges are still numerous.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 10744 at http://kplu.org Small Steps, but Much Work Ahead for Puget Sound Health Freshmen Congressmen Convene Puget Sound Recovery Caucus http://kplu.org/post/freshmen-congressmen-convene-puget-sound-recovery-caucus <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 19px; line-height: 1.5;">Puget Sound lost a champion when Congressman Norm Dicks retired last year. Two freshman U.S. Representatives have formed a special caucus to fill the void.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 9701 at http://kplu.org Freshmen Congressmen Convene Puget Sound Recovery Caucus