The use of the term “Salish Sea” region to define the watershed that drains the lands surrounding the Strait of Georgia, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and Puget Sound has been approved by both the United States Board on Geographic Names and the Washington State Board on Geographic Names. With approval in principle by [...]
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No bonus points awarded for guessing that Gordon Campbell was behind that title (his first choice was “SharedBorderNow”). The British Columbia Premier (He who takes wonkishness to the next level, and then some) has signed this Framework agreement with his Washington State counterpart, Governor Chris Gregoire, at the conclusion of the joint Cabinet meeting between [...]
Retired Western Washington University professor Bert Webber has initiated an effort to rename the Puget Sound, Strait of Georgia and Strait of Juan de Fuca under one name – the Salish Sea.