Healthy Ecology Yields Healthy Economy
Salish Sea Marine Sanctuary & Coastal Trail-related projects and activities shall catalyze more than a million long-term, “blue-green” jobs, and more than a million other ecologically-sensible entrepreneurial opportunities throughout our bioregional community. The Sanctuary & Coastal Trail will greatly benefit the physical and mental health of our citizenry, and thus their happiness as well. Our restored environment, old growth forests and natural animal populations will greatly enhance our bioregion’s ability to attract and retain the best and brightest people—the foundation of all truly great economies worth having.
Salish Sea Marine Sanctuary shall be...
North America’s First Bioregional Marine Sanctuary
Delineated by its bioregional watershed boundaries, and including all tributary rivers, creeks, estuaries and aquifers, rather than by geopolitical and otherwise arbitrary boundaries
North America’s First People-Up, Indigenous-Led Marine Sanctuary
Proclaimed by a super-majority of ‘The People’ & Coast Salish Nation governments, then further confirmed and ratified via BC & WA Citizen Voter Initiatives
Continental North America’s Largest Marine Sanctuary (of 14 to-date)
With our bioregional watershed’s approximately 25,000 square miles, only Papahanamokuakea, a 140,000 square mile U.S. National Marine Monument & Sanctuary in Hawaii is larger.
We’re All In This Together!
Proclaiming and implementing the Salish Sea Marine Sanctuary & Coastal Trail
will bring about a rEvolutionary paradigm shift
for both the human and natural animal populations of our bioregion,
and provide a wonderful new role model for bioregional watershed communities
throughout the World!
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For the Animals! For Our Waters! For Each Other!