MBNMS Management Plan Documents
In November of 2008, the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries released final revised management plans, regulations, and a joint final environmental impact statement for Cordell Bank, Gulf of the Farallones and Monterey Bay national marine sanctuaries.
These documents are a result of over seven years of study, planning and extensive public input and addresses key issues in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Issues addressed include ecosystem protection, wildlife disturbance, vessel discharge, water quality, introduced species, and coastal development.
|MBNMS Management Plan
|Final Environmental Impact Statement
|MBNMS Final Rules & Regulations
|Summary & Comparison of New Regulations
in the CBNMS, GFNMS & MBNMS
from FEIS,section 2(Poposed Action & Alternatives)
Original Designation Documents - 1992
- MBNMS Environmental Impact Statement
- MBNMS Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Management Plan
- MBNMS Management Plan
- MBNMS Final Rule with Designation Document