Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) - State Fisheries Management and MLPA
Marine Protected Areas - Fisheries Management in Federal Waters
Marine Protected Areas - Channel Island National Marine Sanctuary
Sean Hastings, Chris Mobley
Process and Questions for the December Meeting
Public Comment on Marine Protected Areas
MBNMS Desalination Action Plan
PJ Webb, Brad Damitz
MERITO Program Overview
Proposed letter to NMSP Regarding Budget *POSSIBLE ACTION ITEM*
Advisory Council Member Recruitment
***ALL TIMES ARE ESTIMATES***
Materials corresponding to items on this or other agendas are available here or contact Nicole Capps at (831) 647-4206 or by email.
From the north:Proceed south through the first light (Windsor). Look for the sign for Cambria Drive and take the left hand turn lane; turn left onto Cambria Drive (no light). Turn left again onto Main Street. The Vet's Hall is located on the corner of Cambria Drive and Main Street. Park in front of the building or in the parking lot.
From the south: Take Highway 1 north, and go through two lights (Ardath and Burton). Look for the sign for Cambria Drive and take the right hand turn lane (no light). Turn left onto Main. The Vet's Hall is located on the corner of Cambria Drive and Main Street. Park in front of the building or in the parking lot.
*** Advisory Council members and meeting attendees will need to move their cars out of the parking lot at lunch time to make room for the Friday afternoon Farmer's Market.***
Note: You cannot take the North Main Street exit from Highway 101. There is no right turn.
Regulations and Legislation Affecting the Marine Environment in the MBNMS
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The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council was established by Federal law to assure continued public participation in the management of the Sanctuary. Since its establishment in March 1994, the Council has played a vital role in the decisions affecting the Sanctuary along the central California Coast. The Council's nineteen voting members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the general public, plus seven local, state and federal governmental jurisdictions. In addition, the respective managers for the four California National Marine Sanctuaries (Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary) and the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve sit as non-voting members. Members are appointed competitively by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and serve three-year terms. The Council meets bi-monthly in open sessions located throughout the 360-mile boundary of the Sanctuary.
The Council maintains a firm commitment to the goals and objectives of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Program. The Council appreciates the efforts of volunteers, non-profit organizations, businesses, and citizens, without whose support the mission of the Sanctuary would be difficult to realize.