Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting Agenda
December 9th, 2010
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MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
Pacific Grove Community Center
515 Junipero Ave
Pacific Grove, CA
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Thursday, December 9th, 2010
|8:45 AM||Coffee and Sign-in|
|9:00 AM||Call to Order
|Approval of October 21st, 2010 Meeting Minutes
|Standard Reports from Working Groups and Staff
|9:15 AM||Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda|
|9:45 AM||Information Report: Superintendent's Report
Important or newsworthy activities conducted by staff over the last two months.
|10:00 AM||Sanctuary Advisory Councils and the Use of Science
An overview of research on how scientific information plays a role in management and an invitation/request for participation through interviews and a survey.
|10:30 AM||Update: Ecosystem Based Management Initiative (EBMI)
Update and further information on the EBMI.
|11:30 AM||Review Draft Agenda Calendar
At the October advisory council meeting members provided input on agenda topics for the next two years. The advisory council may approve the calendar.
|1:00 PM||Member Announcements|
|1:15 PM||Draft Southern Region Support Letter to Dan Basta
At the October meeting the advisory council agreed to send a letter to Dan Basta for more sanctuary support in the southern region.
|1:45 PM||Draft Letter of Support for the Marine Interest Group
At the October meeting the advisory council agreed to send a letter in support of the Marine Interest Group in the sanctuary's southern region.
|2:15 PM||Information Item: “Reconnecting with your Sanctuary": SCID/EcoViz
A demonstration of SIMoN tools for virtually visiting your Sanctuary.
|3:15 PM||Update: MLPA Update
Periodic update of the CA Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA).
|3:30 PM||ADJOURN - Optional Holiday Gathering at|
|***ALL TIMES ARE ESTIMATES***|
From the North:
From the South:
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|Draft Agenda Calendar for 2011/2012 (147KB PDF*)|
|Assessing The Role of Scientific Information in SAC Recommendations & NMS Management Decisions (270KB PDF*)|
|Powerpoint of EMBI Presentation (2.1MB PDF*)|
|DRAFT SAC Meeting Minutes 10/21/10|
|MBNMS Office Report (12/3/10)|
|Draft Southern Region Support Letter to Dan Basta (53KB PDF*)|
|Draft Letter of Support for the Marine Interest Group (57KB PDF*)|
|Letter from Paul Michel to MBNMS Advisory Council re: EBMI Update 11/30/10 (463KB PDF*)|
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About Sanctuary Advisory Council
The advisory council maintains a firm commitment to the goals and objectives of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Program. The advisory 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.