Conference Program

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    Speaker Biographies
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Featured Speakers

An impressive lineup of featured speakers joined us, and thanks to Jefferson MRC member Al Bergstein, we're able to bring several of these to you on audio/video. Please check back soon for links to uploaded files.

Congressman Norm Dicks (audio)

Billy Frank, Jr. - Treaty Rights at Risk (audio)


Where available, presentations from the conference are made available below as links to a either an audio, video or pdf version of the presentation. Files are being added as time allows, so please check back soon if the presentation you would like to view is currently unavailable.

Ocean Acidification in Washington: Implications for Community Based Efforts

Polluted Runoff: Responding to Water Quality Issues

Congressman Norm Dicks (audio)

Working Together to Save Puget Sound - Tony Wright, Executive Director, Puget Sound Partnership

Treaty Rights at Risk (audio) - Billy Frank, Jr.

Good Fish - Becky Selengut

Coastal MRC Projects/Nexus with Northwest Straits

MRC Workshop: How do MRCs decide on projects and priorities?

Social Marketing: Boost your conservation project - handouts

Forage Fish: Sustaining the Marine Food Web

MRC Workgroup: How to Develop Nearshore Restoration Projects

Tapping the Stewardship Ethic

Northwest Straits Initiative Forecast

Event Sponsors

Thank you to the generous sponsors of this event! If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, contact Tracie Johannessen.

Puget Sound Partnership


Valley Supply Company

Washington Sea Grant

Swinomish Tribal Community

Puget Sound Restoration Fund

Fenn Enterprises





Local Seafood Providers

In addition to our event sponsors above, the following sponsors are providing locally-harvested seafood for our dinner event on Friday:

Taylor Shellfish Farms

Tulalip Tribes

Penn Cove Shellfish

Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe


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