Steering Committee

Example of Bootstrap 3 Accordion

The Partnership for Coastal Watersheds (PCW) is a local group of civic-minded community members representing county and city planners, natural resource managers, and development and conservation interests. Through monthly meetings the PCW has developed multiple projects using a collaborative process and insightful discussion, and involving diverse community stakeholders.
The PCW was recognized by the State of Oregon in 2013 with a Land Board Award for their collaborative work.

Participation by individual members changes depending on the project; currently about 20 members are involved in Coos Estuary Land Use Analysis project. Current members represent 1) Natural resource managers: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Coquille Indian Tribe, US Fish and Wildlife Service, South Slough NERR, Coos Watershed Association, and the Institute for Applied Ecology; 2) Business interests: South Coast Development Center, Stunzner Engineering, Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, Oregon International Port of Coos Bay; 3) Land use planners: Coos County Planning Department, City of Coos Bay Planning Department, City Of North Bend Planning Department, Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development 4) Research and Education: University of Oregon, and Southwestern Oregon Community College.

o Provide input and guide decisions on active projects using local knowledge
o Participate in sub-committees where appropriate to provide more detailed guidance on specific projects or aspects of projects
o Work collaboratively to provide feasible recommendations
o Guide decisions about, and participate in project outreach activities