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Puget Sound Series: A Winning Formula for Coastal Resilience

Puget Sound Series: A Winning Formula for Coastal Resilience

— We can improve coastal resilience through addressing sea level rise in shoreline management
Strong Collaborations Yield Results for Puget Sound Birds

Strong Collaborations Yield Results for Puget Sound Birds

— Our work on behalf of birds and the places they need made great strides in 2022
A Pivotal Year for Washington’s Sagelands

A Pivotal Year for Washington’s Sagelands

— Important work is underway in the arid sagebrush lands of Washington’s Columbia Plateau
Speak Up for the Birds this Legislative Session

Speak Up for the Birds this Legislative Session

— The 2023 legislative session is underway. We have numerous opportunities to protect birds through policy change and funding in the state budget.
Puget Sound Series: Protecting and Restoring the Kennedy Creek Estuary

Puget Sound Series: Protecting and Restoring the Kennedy Creek Estuary

— An influx of dollars from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is a rare opportunity for conservation
Puget Sound Series: Unpermitted Shoreline Armoring

Puget Sound Series: Unpermitted Shoreline Armoring

— New study shows that 74% of the armoring installed in San Juan County over a 10-year period had no permits from either the state or the county, and only 9% of the new armor in the county was legally permitted prior to installation
A Win for the Audubon Network: The Landmark Sagebrush Songbird Survey

A Win for the Audubon Network: The Landmark Sagebrush Songbird Survey

— The final report was just released for the Sagebrush Songbird Survey, an unprecedented community science partnership to create sagebrush songbird distribution models in Washington's imperiled shrub steppe ecosystem
Puget Sound Series: Sea-level Rise in Skagit County

Puget Sound Series: Sea-level Rise in Skagit County

— We successfully advocated for the addition of provisions to consider sea level rise in the latest draft of the Skagit County Shoreline Master Plan!
Puget Sound Series: Shoreline Armoring

Puget Sound Series: Shoreline Armoring

— Shoreline armoring harms natural beaches that provide spawning habitat for forage fish, a key to Puget Sound's ecosystem
Puget Sound Series: Sea Level Rise

Puget Sound Series: Sea Level Rise

— Sea level rise in Puget Sound threatens homes, infrastructure, and natural shoreline habitats.