Land Development and Cover Implementation Strategy

This article provides an overview and a link to further information about the Land Development and Cover Implementation Strategy. Implementation Strategies (Strategies) are plans for accelerating progress toward the 2020 ecosystem recovery targets for the Puget Sound Vital Signs. The Strategies are developed collaboratively with technical, professional, and policy experts and with local and regional input. They are funded by the Environmental Protection Agency.

The Land Development and Cover Implementation Strategy describes the regional outcomes necessary to accelerate progress towards the Puget Sound Partnership’s Vital Sign indicator target. It is a road map for aligning opportunities across agencies, programs, projects, and funding and to highlight the areas requiring the most attention in order to sustain and accelerate the progress achieved to-date. This Implementation Strategy identifies three strategies to reduce land conversion from land cover to housing or industrial development.

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