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Puget Sound Partnership’s Science Panel meeting July 30

TACOMA  — The Puget Sound Partnership’s Science Panel will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, in the Commencement Bay conference room at the Center for Urban Waters, 326 East D St.

The Science Panel includes some of the top scientists in the Northwest and advises the Partnership’s efforts to develop a science-based comprehensive plan to restore Puget Sound.

Agenda highlights include:

• Results of an independent review of the Puget Sound Ecosystem Monitoring Program (PSEMP) by the Ruckelshaus Center and an update on the PSEMP monitoring gap summary.

• Adoption of the 2014-16 Biennial Science Work Plan (BSWP) and discussion on a strategy for developing the 2016-18 BSWP.

• Discussion on how to best integrate science into the development of implementation strategies.

These meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to address questions or provide comment about the regional effort to restore and protect Puget Sound. The full agenda, meeting materials and directions are available at www.psp.wa.gov/SP_meetings.php.

 

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