Prince William Sound/Chugach Sound Stories

Agnew::Beck assisted the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and their project partner, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), to conduct the public participation and facilitation process required to prepare a multi-purpose MapGuide for Prince William Sound (PWS) and Marine Trail. The project sought to help a broad and diverse audience CONSERVE, ENJOY, and UNDERSTAND the Sound.

The key goals of the project were to work with PWS communities to achieve the following:

The US Forest Service initiated this project in light of the facts that:

A website and accompanying print material were designed to share the PWS stories and information. The collection of stories was so successful that the Forest Service decided to broaden the scope of the project to include the entire Chugach National Forest. This resulted in the Explore the Chugach website that collects and shares stories and information about the Chugach National Forest.