JMPR Update: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Vessel Discharge
MBNMS Council Updates
Advisory Council Member Recruitment
Review Work Plan & Upcoming Agenda Items
Fulmar Trip - May 20th
***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 Monterey: take Highway 68 to Blanco Road. Turn right on Blanco Road. Blanco Road turns into South Sanborn Road. Turn right onto Terven Avenue. Keep straight on Terven Avenue, which turns into Airport Blvd. Airport Blvd will take you over the highway. The Elks Lodge will be on your left.
From North of Salinas: take Highway 101 to Airport Blvd. Take a right at the first light to go over the highway. The Elks Lodge will be on your left side.
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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.