INTRODUCTIONThe Communities, Lands & Waterways Data Source (Data Source) is an encyclopedic compilation of all available data describing the socioeconomic and environmental conditions in the Coos Bay area. An expansion on the 2012 State of the South Slough and Coastal Frontal Watersheds assessment, the Data Source considers the Coos Bay area to include the Coos estuary and lower Coos watershed, referred to as the “project area” in Data Source chapters. The Data Source provides users with in-depth status and trends information about the project area’s attributes, and includes evaluations of those attributes, and highlights significant data gaps.Click here to read more. . .