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Sanctuary Currents 2006
Marine Protected Areas: New Strategies for Healthy Oceans

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General Information and Program

 

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Symposium
-Sanctuary Currents 2006-

March 4, 2006
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

FREE ADMISSION

California State University,
Monterey Bay,
University Center, Sixth Street,
Seaside, CA

Human activities are threatening the health of our oceans. Can new networks of marine protected areas provide a way to safeguard the marine environment and protect ocean biodiversity? This is a free event, and registration takes place at the symposium. No pre-registration is necessary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Event Sponsors

  • Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments
  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • NOAA's Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

 

Program of Events

8:00 - 8:45 am

Registration
(This is a free event. And while pre-registration is not necessary, it is recommended)

8:45 - 9:00 am

Welcome

Stephanie Harlan, Board of Directors, Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments, and Councilmember, City of Capitola

Karen Grimmer, Acting Superintendent, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Moderator: Dr. Chris Harrold, Director of Conservation Research, Monterey Bay Aquarium

9:00 - 9:10 am

Introduction to Marine Protected Areas
Mike Sutton, Director, Center for the Future of the Oceans, Monterey Bay Aquarium

9:10 - 10:00 am

Panel I: Case Studies - Florida Keys and Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuaries

The Use of Marine Zoning to Balance Conservation with Utilization in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Billy Causey, Superintendent, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

History and Lessons Learned from the Channel Islands MPAs Designation Process
John Ugoretz, Nearshore Ecosystem Coordinator, Marine Region, California Department of Fish and Game

10:00 - 10:15 am Break
10:15 - 11:05 am

Panel II:  The Science of Marine Protected Areas

The Function of Marine Reserves: Perceptions and Realities
Robert Warner, Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara

Ocean Neighborhoods and the Way MPAs Affect Marine Species
Steve Palumbi, Professor, Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University

11:05 - 11:50 am

Panel III: Community Perspectives

Why MPAs May Not Benefit Some Fisheries
David Crabbe, Commerical Fisherman

Compromise and Balance
Ted Balestreri, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, The Cannery Row Company

Eco-Economics
"H" Toberman, Owner, Aquarius Dive Shop

Why Should Religious People Care About Marine Reserves? (Hint: The Fourth Commandment)
Deborah Streeter, Upwellings: A Ministry of Environmental Stewardship

11:50 - 12:15 pm

Panel IV: Creating a New Network of Marine Protected Areas in Central California

Improving California's System of Marine Protected Areas through the Marine Life Protection Act Initiative
John Ugoretz, Nearshore Ecosystem Coordinator, Marine Region, California Department of Fish and Game

Evaluating New MPAs for the Deep Waters of the Monterey Bay Sanctuary
Holly Price, Resource Protection Coordinator, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

12:15 - 1:15 pm

Lunch

1:15 - 1:30 pm

The Role of Monitoring in Marine Protected Areas
Andrew Devogelaere, Research Coordinator, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

1:30 - 2:30 pm Ricketts Memorial Lecture:
Lessons Learned: How Worldwide Pollution Happened in the Past, How it's Happening Again and a Solution for the Future

Dr. David Epel, Professor, Marine Sciences, Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University

2:30 - 4:30 pm Posters, Exhibits and Refreshments

 

Directions

  • From Highway 1: exit at the CSUMB/Fort Ord Main Entrance and follow Light Fighter Drive to the second stop sign. Turn left on General Jim Moore Boulevard, and continue to the second stop sign, then turn right on Third Street. Continue to the second stop sign, and turn right on Sixth Avenue. Continue past the stop sign to the University Center (third building on your right with distinctive "white tent" roof).
  • From Salinas: take Blanco Road west to Monterey, then turn right on Reservation Road. Turn left on Imjin Road, then turn left at the first traffic signal on Abrams Drive. Where Abrams ends at a stop sign, turn right on Inter-Garrison Road. At the second stop sign, turn left on Sixth Street. Continue past the stop sign to the University Center (third building on your right with distinctive "white tent" roof).

Parking is free in lot #29 at the University Center or across the street in lot #42 at the Watershed Institute (in regular parking spaces only).

For more information, click here, or contact Liz Love at (831) 647-4255, or email her.

 

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