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Planning Association of Washington Quarterly Newsletter »

Submitted February 19th, 2015

The Planning Association of Washington is pleased to announce the unveiling of our new quarterly newsletter.  This bulletin will provide updates on PAW activities for our membership and others who have an interest in our operations.  The inaugural newsletter can be found here: PAW Newsletter for February 2015.  If you have any comments on this new service from PAW, please give us your feedback.

PAW Land Use Boot Camps »

Submitted February 10th, 2015

Designed for planning professionals, attorneys, elected and appointed local government officials, citizen activists and anyone else seeking a comprehensive understanding of the legal fundamentals involved in local land use permitting and planning.  Cost: $65 for PAW members, $85 for non-members.

Watch for updates at this website for upcoming Boot Camps in your area!

> Click here for more information and to register

Cultural Resource Protection Summit: May 20-21, 2015 »

Submitted February 5th, 2015

The Suquamish Tribe is hosting the 8th annual Cultural Resource Protection Summit on May 20-21, 2015 at the Tribe’s House of Awakened Culture.  Since its inception, the primary goal in organizing this annual event has been to foster open discussions related to the intersection between cultural resources and land use.  This year, the Summit agenda will explore collaboration across professions and value systems, with an emphasis on land use planning issues and Cultural Resource Management topics.  For a more detailed explanation of this year’s event, please view the one-page summary of the 2015 Cultural Resource Protection Summit.

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