Puget Sound is a vast and beautiful estuary--one of the largest in the United States. It is also a complex
On the surface, Puget Sound looks terrific; yet underneath there are alarming signals that the ecosystem is in trouble. We must take action to prevent the irreversible decline of salmon, orcas and the landscapes that support people
Discover all there is to learn about our greatest resource, Puget Sound. Understanding the issues will help us leave a legacy of a healthy Puget Sound for future generations.
Puget Sound is home to a marvelous array of life—including hundreds of species of fish, marine mammals and sea birds, and thousands of invertebrate species such as clams, oysters and shrimp. More than four million of us make our homes here and we depend on a healthy Puget Sound in many ways. Get involved!
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Fall is here, and salmon are once again returning to streams and rivers around the Puget Sound.
The Puget Sound Partnership adopted an Action Agenda to clean up Puget Sound that will not only put Puget Sound on the path to recovery, but will also give a boost to local economies.
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More than three decades after the Clean Water Act, two iconic waterways—the great coastal estuaries Puget Sound and the Chesapeake Bay—are in perilous condition. FRONTLINE correspondent Hedrick Smith examines the rising hazards to human health and the ecosystem, and why it’s so hard to keep our waters clean.
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