Action Agenda Partners
The Action Agenda is collaboratively developed with input from hundreds of individuals and organizations around Puget Sound.
- Tribal, federal, state, and local government representatives - Many government representatives contribute to the effort to develop the Action Agenda and advance Puget Sound recovery.
- Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission and Tribal Management Conference - The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, which includes representatives from many Puget Sound tribes, are leaders in Puget Sound recovery.
- Local government and stakeholder groups - Attend a meeting of your Local Integrating Organization or Salmon Recovery Lead Entity to get involved in planning and implementation in your local area.
- Washington state agencies - State agencies that are actively engaged in Puget Sound recovery, include the Puget Sound Partnership, the Strategic Initiative Lead agencies that protect and restore habitat and shellfish and reduce the impacts of stormwater, the Recreation and Conservation Office, and many more.
- Federal government agencies - The Action Agenda is the management plan for Puget Sound under the National Estuary Program, which is administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Many other federal agencies are members of a Puget Sound Federal Task Force.
- Northwest Straits Commission and Marine Resource Committees - The Northwest Straits and Marine Resources Committees help build the Action Agenda and lead many stewardship activities for Puget Sound recovery that the public can join.
- Environmental and community non-governmental organizations (NGOs) - Many NGOs and community organizations work hard to maintain the healthy and thriving human communities and the Puget Sound ecosystem on which they depend.
- Academia - Many academic groups provide scientific information and advice on the Puget Sound and Salish Sea ecosystem, including University of Washington's Puget Sound Institute, Washington State University's Stormwater Center, and Western Washington's Salish Sea Institute.
- Puget Sound Partnership and Boards - The Puget Sound Partnership and its boards coordinate the collaborative effort to protect and restore Puget Sound.
- Hundreds of other individuals and organizations contribute to developing and implementing actions in the Action Agenda. Every contributor makes important contributions to Puget Sound recovery.