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This month’s Executive Director’s Corner highlights the benefits that nature provides us everyday–often without our recognition! Earth Economics, a non-profit based out of Tacoma, worked with the Nisqually River Council to calculate all of these benefits, called ecosystem services, and show how much a healthy ecosystem is worth.  Between $280 […]

Tell Our Story: $280 million to $4.1 billion – Ecosystem ...



Here is a list of the local non-profits working in the Nisqually Watershed on natural resources protection and education: Nisqually River Foundation – The mission of the Nisqually River Foundation is to provide financial and staffing support to the Nisqually River Council as it implements the Nisqually Watershed Stewardship Plan. […]

It Takes a Village to Sustain a Watershed – Non-profits ...



Social Sustainability: A community that is healthy, wealthy, resilient, and wise Social sustainability is a new area for the Nisqually River Council and it has been a challenge to figure out where the Council can have the most impact. However, the Council has developed the following sub-goals and indicators for […]

Executive Director’s Corner: Social Sustainability


Environmental Sustainability: A viable, healthy natural resource base The Nisqually River Council has been working on environmental sustainability since it’s inception in 1987. Most of it’s successes have been in this realm and the membership of the Council has always had a natural resources management bent. In order to track […]

Executive Director’s Corner: Environmental Sustainability