Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting Agenda
April 21st, 2011
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MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
Carmel Vallet Trail & Saddle Club
85 East Garzas Road, Carmel Valley, CA
8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 21st, 2011
|8:30 AM||Coffee and Sign-in|
|08:45 AM||Call to Order
|Approval of October 21st, 2010 Meeting Minutes
|Standard Reports from Working Groups and Staff
|9:00 AM||Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda|
|9:15 AM||Information Item: Superintendent's Report
Important or newsworthy activities conducted by staff over the last two months.
|9:45 AM||Update: Sanctuary Exploration Center Capital Campaign
A review of the Capital Campaign to date and future needs.
|10:00 AM||Update: Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Update
Periodic update of the CA Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA).
|10:15 AM||Information Item: MBNMS/MBARI Shipping Container Research
Highlights from recent visit to Med Taipei shipping containers lost in the MBNMS.
|10:45 AM||Information Item: “Reconnecting with your Sanctuary": Seabirds||Josh Adams|
|11:45 AM||Information Item: Ocean Acidification Task Force Action Plan
Overview of the action plan developed by the Ocean Acidification Task Force
|1:00 PM||Member Announcements|
|1:15 PM||Information Item: Desalination
Provide information on current desalination projects within the MBNMS.
|2:15 PM||Information Item: May 3-4, 2011 SAC Summit in Savannah, GA
Review the SAC Summit agenda and seek input from advisory council members on the Sustaining Communities panel.
|3:00 PM||Update: Ecosystem Based Management Initiative (EBMI)
Update and further information on the EBMI.
|4:00 PM||Local Single Use Plastic Bag Ban
Conservation seat would like to propose a resolution supporting a ban on single use plastic bags. Proposed language sent to the Advisory Council for review.
|4:15 PM||Sanctuary Advisory Council Calendar
Review calendar for agenda items for the August meeting.
|***ALL TIMES ARE ESTIMATES***|
From Hwy 1:
From Carmel turn left at Carmel Valley Road. At the 10.2 mile marker you will see a stand of large eucalypus trees. Turn right on Boronda Rd. After one-lane bridge, turn left on Garzas Road. The Trail and Saddle Club is at the end of this road.
From Hwy 101:
Take Hwy 68 West from Salinas. Travel about 8 miles. Turn left on Laureles Grade Rd. Turn left on Carmel Valley Rd. At the 10.2 mile marker you will see a stand of large eucalypus trees. Turn right on Boronda Rd. After one-lane bridge, turn left on Garzas Road. The Trail and Saddle Club is at the end of this road.
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|MBNMS Permit Report (3/31/11)|
|DRAFT SAC Meeting Minutes 2/10/11|
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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.