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National Estuary Program (NEP)

State of the Bay Report for Tillamook Estuaries Partnership

Mandated to create a plan for the Bay that balanced maintaining and improving water quality and living resources with Tillamook County’s economically important industries, a committed group of stakeholders at the local, state, and federal level, developed the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP). The CCMP highlights the major areas of concern and identifies 63 action items to address those concerns. Utilized as a “living document”, concerted efforts by TEP and our partners are certainly moving the goals outlined in the CCMP forward. In concert with our partners and funders, we implement habitat restoration projects and water quality monitoring programs, and provide technical assistance and funding. As a nonpartisan entity, we bring diverse perspectives to the table to discuss issues of concern as they relate to the Bay.

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