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From snow-capped mountains to lush forests and rocky shorelines, the Puget Sound region is characterized by magnificent natural resources and an enviable quality of life that sustains our region.

 

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Washington Environmental Council »WEC helps to create a strong, unified voice for the environment by bringing together uncommon partnerships across communities, issues, and political parties.
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Stewardship Partners »Stewardship Partners works with diverse stakeholder groups to create mutually workable solutions. We are a liaison between landowners & technical, financial, and marketing resources available from various sources.
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Nature Consortium »Nature Consortium engages community members of all ages and backgrounds in educational activities that connect people to nature, the arts and each other.
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Recent Foundation Activities
$370,000 in GiveTogether Grants Awarded
The Seattle Foundation announces $370,000 in grants have been awarded to 12 local organizations working to connect youth to nature.
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Coalition Connects Transportation, Health and Climate Change Issues
Transportation Choices Coalition brings citizens, businesses and public agencies together to help improve Washington’s transportation system to meet the state’s growing needs. The coalition educates the public on transportation issues, policies, and projects and makes the connections between transportation, health and climate change.
Over the past century, the Puget Sound region warmed at a rate more than double that of average global temperature.
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Sound Health, Sound Future: Protecting and Restoring Puget Sound
The Puget Soiund Partnership was given a 10-month assignment to “develop recommendations for preserving the health and ecosystem of Puget Sound, and to help educate and enlist the public in achieving recovery of the Sound by 2020.” This document outlines those recommendations.
An Overview of Potential Economic Costs to Washington of a Business-As-Usual Approach to Climate Change
Building on a 2006 study, the University of Oregon issued an updated report in 2009 detailing the economic costs in Washington state of a “business as usual approach to climate change.”
Cascadia Scorecard
The Cascadia Scorecard is the Pacific Northwest's sustainability report card. It tracks seven trends that are crucial to the region's future: health, economy, population, energy, sprawl, wildlife, and pollution.
Community Coalition for Environmental Justice
CCEJ’s mission is to achieve environmental and economic justice in low-income communities and communities of color. We believe that everyone, regardless of race or income, has the right to a clean and healthy community.
Puget Sound Facts
The Puget Sound Partnership's Resource Center for a variety of facts about Puget Sound.

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