The Sustainable Lands Strategy (SLS) has identified four major river reaches in Snohomish County on which to focus its multi-benefit planning approach. The consensus among those involved is that a one-size-fits-all approach will not work in every part of Snohomish County. Therefore, each reach has its own plan to address its unique needs and priorities.
Reach-Scale Plan Summary Brochure (PDF)
Plans are now complete for the following river reaches:
Click on the interactive GIS map to explore.
By focusing on the reach as a whole and stressing mutual benefits, the SLS can achieve long-term agreement on the fish and farm net gains needed by the participants in a larger, regional picture.
The SLS has seen great successes to date. Below are some examples: