The State of the Sound Marine Water and Nearshore Successes & Challenges Scott Redman Puget Sound Action Team February 5, 2003 My thesis We, the people of Puget Sound: Recognize the beauty and bounty of Puget Sound Expect much of the Sound Can behave and invest to
protect, restore, and sustain Puget Sound Puget Sound Diverse environments for people, fish, wildlife, and plants Nearshore river mouth estuaries shorelines Open marine waters bays and inlets larger basins
Homes Agriculture Forestry Recreation Industry and commerce Homes
Recreation Shellfish Harvesting During 2000-01: Net upgrade of 691 acres. Puget Sound Commercial Shellfish Acres Available for Harvest 150,000 Acres
100,000 50,000 0 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000
Source: Washington Department of Health Restricted or Prohibited Approved or Conditionally Approved Minimize nutrient and pathogen pollution Manage dairy nutrients Protect and restore shellfish growing waters Operate and maintain on-site sewage systems Permit municipal and industrial discharges
Liver lesions in English sole at Eagle Harbor 3.5 3.0 Odds Ratio / Risk Factor 1983-85 (estimated) 2.5 2.0
1.5 1.0 0.5 0.0 -6 start of capping (Sept 93)
0 6 12 18 end of capping (Mar 94) 24
30 36 42 48 54 60 Months Post Cap Initiation
66 72 78 84 90 May 2001 Minimize toxic pollution
Care for and minimize household hazardous waste Manage pests appropriately Prevent and respond to spills Clean up contaminated sediment Permit municipal and industrial discharges Protect and restore shorelines and estuaries Manage our shorelines Decide where and how to grow Conserve and restore key processes and features
Decline in Spawning Potential of Copper Rockfish Percent Spawning Potential 100 North (Strait of Juan de Fuca) South (Whidbey Bas in, Central Puget Sound, Hood Canal)
50 no data 0 1975 1980 1985
1990 1995 2000 Source: Was hington Departm ent of Fis h and Wildlife, 2001 Conserve and restore biological populations & communities Minimize threats from nuisance species Manage harvests, including by reserves Protect representative habitats
The Nature Conservancy: Conservation by Design Setting Priorities Ecoregional Plans Developing Strategies Site Conservation Plans Measuring Success Taking Action
The Nature Conservancys Ecoregional Plan Sustaining Puget Sound Do no harm best practices On the land (other sessions) On the water & shores Conserve and restore processes, functions, and features
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