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MBNMS Spring 2005 Sanctuary Advisory Council Recruitment Deadline January 21st, 2005 (11/29/04)
Call for Research Posters for the 2005 Sanctuary Currents symposium due by January 21,2005 (11/18/04)
Coastal Cleanup Day Keep Our Coast Clean! MBNMS supports Saturday September 18, 2004 from 9AM-12NOON (9/12/04) COMPLETED
San Simeon Oceans Fair The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and California Department of Parks and recreation invite you to celebrate Coastal Cleanup Day. Bring the family and join the fun! Meet Sammy the Steelhead and learn about protecting our watersheds.(09/03/04) COMPLETED
MBNMS 2004 Sanctuary Advisory Council Recruitment Deadline August 27th, 2004 (08/02/04) CLOSED
Bill Douros, MBNMS Superintendent, will be in Italy for a six-month assignment as part of the newly developed International Studies and Collaborative Management Program for our National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP).(07/14/04)
Public Scoping Meeting on the Proposed MBARI Cable The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS) and California State Lands Commission are holding a public meeting to take formal public comment on a proposal submitted by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute to install an advanced cabled observatory on the seafloor within the MBNMS.
This proposed scientific research project, known as the Monterey Accelerated Research System (MARS) would be comprised of one science node on 51 kilometers of submarine cable. An Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared for this project. For further details, please download this Federal Register Notice (52KB PDF).COMPLETED
- What: Two public scoping meetings to inform interested parties of the proposed project and to receive public comments on the scope of the Environmental Impact Statement.
- When: June 9, 2004 at 4PM and June 9, 2004 at 6:30PM
- Where: Moss Landing Marine Laboratories Seminar Room, 8272 Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing, California
Desalination Conference Learning the Facts of Desalination on the Central Coast is intended to provide information about the use of desalination as an existing technology and convey information about desalination issues in the Monterey Bay Region, including regulatory, environmental, technical, regional and case studies.
Hear from community, political, technical and environmental leaders as they discuss the science and realities of desalination projects.
This workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, or to register, call AMBAG at (831) 883-3750 or visit the website at www.ambag.org. (05/11/04)COMPLETED
Urban Runoff Workshop Registration avaliable for download (04/14/04)COMPLETED
MBNMS Seeking Advisory Council Applicants Specifically looking for Business Primary and Alternate, Agriculture Alternate, Recreation Alternat and Education Alternate. Deadline March 12th, 2004 (02/13/04) CLOSED
MBNMS Snapshot Day 2003 Report Now avaliable (02/11/04)
MBNMS Marine Wildlife Viewing Workshop 2004 Invitation (01/26/04) COMPLETED
NOAA's Nationa Marine Protected Area's (MPA) Seeking a System Ecologist and two Regional Ecologists The National System Ecologist and one of the Regional Ecologists will be located in Santa Cruz, CA. The other Regional Ecologist will be in Boston, MA. Please visit IMSG for more information on these positions (12/3/04)
Agriculture Water Quality Coordinator Position Announcement. The Monterey Bay Sanctuary Foundation (MBSF) requires services for ongoing project development and coordination with agencies and the agricultural community to carry out a completed plan to reduce polluted runoff in the watersheds draining to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Closing date September 3rd, 2004. (081304) CLOSED
- Job Description (44KB PDF)
NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuary Program requires the services of a contractor to expand on the MBNMS water quality model to tailor similar programs to the water quality issues and needs at four other west-coast sanctuaries. The contractor will serve as a liaison to these sites and will provide guidance and assistance in developing site-specific WQPPs that meet the needs of each sanctuary.CLOSED
- Job Description (56KB PDF)
- GFNMS Resource Protection Coordinator (San Francisco)POSITION FILLED
- Northern Management Area Resource Protection Specialist (Half Moon Bay)POSITION FILLED
- Northern Management Area Education Specialist (Half Moon Bay)POSITION FILLED
The position descriptions can be found on the RSIS website at here. Resume's will be accepted by RSIS (send to email@example.com) until May 21st. Interveiws will occur in early June. Ideally the starting date will be in mid-to late June. For more information, contact Eileen Ayers (RSIS) at (703) 734-7800 or Herb Gillette (RSIS) at (301) 650-9140.
Position Announcement: PISCO Policy & Outreach Coordinator (04/14/04)POSITION FILLED
Position Announcement: Monterey Bay Santuary Foundation (MBSF) & Sanctuary Integrated Monitoring Network (SIMoN) Research Assistant MBSF Research Associate to collect and synthesize existing data on marine endangered species that utilize the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. (02/23/04) CLOSED
RFP for critical prey study released 100KB PDF (12/1/04)
“Finestre Sottomarine” – Windows Under the Sea
Summary of Site Visits to Some of Italy's Marine Protected Areas
While it is not possible to visit and observe all of Italy’s 23 marine protected areas, a goal of this project is to visit up to 10 of the designated areas and speak with the site director, key staff and stakeholders.
Watershed Assessment Reports Avaliable For Pescadero-Butano & Upper Pajaro River (09/24/04)
Threatened & Thriving Series Now on the Web NOAA’s Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary presents this natural history series highlighting twelve species found in the MBNMS. The goal of this series is to bring the public’s attention in a balanced way to species in the MBNMS facing survival challenges and those species doing well or whose status is improving. (07/22/04)
TeamOCEAN Kayaker Outreach Program starts new season (05/26/04)
Site Characterization Bibliography
The Site Characterization Bibliography is a bibliographic database of peer-reviewed and gray literature pertinent to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, including all literature cited in the Site Characterization document as well as other pertinent references obtained from research, educational and resource management institutions; consulting groups; interviewed experts; and independent searches. Currently the bibliography contains over 11,000 references. Now up and running on the SIMoN website (08/05/04)
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