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Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting Agenda
February 10th, 2011

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GULF OF THE FARALLONES & MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES JOINT ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING

Elkus Ranch
1500 Purisima Creek Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 10th, 2011

(directions below)

DRAFT AGENDA

9:15 AM Coffee and Sign-in
9:30 AM Call to Order
  • Introductions
  • Review Joint Meeting Notes Protocols
  • Superintendents Update
Richard Charter, Nicole Capps
9:40 AM Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda Charter
10:00 AM West Coast Region Update Carol Bernthal
10:15 AM Enforcement Update
  • Enforcement Priorities (Mavericks Surf Contest, White Sharks, Marine Protected Areas, Tomales Bay)
  • Staffing Issues
  • Training Efforts
  • Trawl Rationalization
Dan Toruemada
10:45 AM Port Access Route Study (PARS) Michael Carver
11:30 AM Seabird Protection Network Update Karen Reyna
11:45 AM NOAA Proposed Overflight Regulations Update Reyna
12:15 PM Lunch  
1:10 PM Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda Chris Harrold
1:30 PM Ecosystem Based Management Initiative (EBMI) Update Rikki Dunsmore
2:30 PM Climate Change and the Sanctuaries
  • Opening of GFNMS Ocean Climate Center
  • Our Coast–Our Future: Planning for Sea Level Rise and Storm Hazards Along the Bay Area Outer Coast
  • 2012 Ocean Acidification Symposium and 2011 Climate Adaptation Workshop
  • Powerpoint of presentation (2.6MB PDF*)
Kelly Higgason
3:00 PM LiMPETS (Long-Term Monitoring Program and Experimental Training for Students) Update Alison Young
3:30 PM Member Announcements  
4:00 PM ADJOURN  

***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.

Directions:

From the Half Moon Bay:
Travel south on Highway 1 approximately two miles from the south end of Half Moon Bay. Look for the green “UC Elkus Ranch Next Left sigh. Turn left onto Verde Road (Verde will veer off to the right), but stay straight onto Purisima Creek Road for approximately two miles. Look for the green “Elkus Ranch Environmental Education Center" sign. Once you enter Elkus Ranch, look for the sign that says “Conference Center" and make a left at the sign.

From the South:
Travel north through Santa Cruz towards Half Moon Bay. Travel approximately 42 miles from the northern most stop light in Santa Cruz to Verde Road. Look for the green sign that says “Elkus Ranch Next Right". Turn right onto Verde Road (Verde will veer off to the right), but stay straight on Purisima Creek Road for approximately two miles. Look for the green “Elkus Ranch Environmental Education Center" sign. Once you enter Elkus Ranch, look for the sign that says “Conference Center" and make a left at the sign.


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Files
MBNMS Office Report (1/21/11)   PDF
MBNMS Permit Report (2/3/11)   PDF
     
     
     

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About Sanctuary Advisory Council
The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council (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 advisory council has played a vital role in the decisions affecting the Sanctuary along the central California Coast. The advisory 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 advisory council meets bi-monthly in open sessions located throughout the 360-mile boundary of the Sanctuary.

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.

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