FP3.1: Develop and implement outreach, education, and/or incentive programs related to floodplain habitat
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Regional Priority Approach Description
Approach - Develop and implement outreach, education, and/or incentive programs.
Desired Outcome - Improved education (on location, costs, risks, and protection options) and incentives for the public and decision-makers direct development away from flood-prone areas and enable implementation of actions that protect and restore floodplains.
Policy Needs - N/A
- Develop training for planning, public works, and public officials on integrated planning guidelines, benefits, and support groups.
- Create and steward monitoring and effectiveness guidance.
- Create infrastructure for regional decision support tools to display and communicate a plan’s effectiveness.
- Use social marketing campaign/incentive program to influence land owners to move flood-vulnerable land out of production.
- Incorporate climate change projections in outreach materials to increase will for long-term protection and restoration activities.
- Offer payments for ecosystem services programs targeting floodplain acreage or function.
- Describe how your project determines and defines the information needs of the target audience.
- Describe how your project will leverage existing programs.
- Describe how effectiveness of the project will be measured.
- Consider using future projections (including risk tolerance, cost subsidy information, growth and climate projections) to build support among the public, communities, and decision makers.
Local Context - Local context provides additional specificity on how a Regional Priority approach should be implemented in each local area; examples include sequencing, partners to consider, and critical areas. Local context for this Regional Priority approach is available here.
Regional Priority Approach Near Term Actions Map
No Puget Sound Recovery Progress Measures set for this Regional Priority Approach.