Final Chinook Salmon Near-Term Action Agenda

The final version of the Snohomish River Basin Chinook Salmon Draft Near Term Action Agenda adopted by the Snohomish Basin Salmon Recovery Forum at its December meeting.

To obtain a print copy of the Near Term Action Agenda contact Snohomish County Surface Water Management at 425-388-3464. Copies of the document are also available at the Snohomish County website.

What is the Near Term Action Agenda?

The Near Term Action Agenda provides guidance for voluntary chinook salmon habitat conservation actions that local governments, businesses and community organizations can take now, while the Snohomish Basin Salmon Recovery Forum develops a long-term salmon conservation plan.

It includes guidance for: 1) Habitat protection and restoration, 2) Policies, programs and regulations, 3) Education and outreach, and 4) Research, monitoring and adaptive management.

The Forum encourages use of the Near Term Action Agenda by organizations and government agencies within the Snohomish River Basin.

The Action Agenda is based on the recommendations of the leading fish scientists working in the Snohomish River Basin. Although it emphasizes chinook salmon, activities described in the Action Agenda will benefit other salmon species as well.

Snohomish County Surface Water Management provides staff support for the Snohomish River Basin Salmon Recovery Forum. Please direct comments or questions about the Near Term Action Agenda to:

Martha Neuman, Senior Planner
Snohomish County Surface Water Management
2731 Wetmore Avenue, Suite 300
Everett WA 98201

425-388-6455 fax
425-388-3464 ext. 4657

Related Documents that you may find useful:

Salmon Conservation in the Snoqualmie Watershed

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