Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting Agenda
October 20th, 2011
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MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
Santa Rosa Church
1174 Main Street, Cambria, CA
8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 20th, 2011
|8:45 AM||Coffee and Sign-in|
|9:00 AM||Call to Order
|Standard Reports from Working Groups and Staff
|9:15 AM||Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda|
|9:45 AM||Information Item: Superintendent's Report
A report on important or newsworthy activities conducted by staff over the last two months.
|10:00 AM||Information Item: Collaborative Fishing Efforts by SLOSEA
A review of collaborative fishing efforts within the MBNMS. This item comes from item 6(a) on the advisory council calendar.
|10:45 AM||Update: Southern Region Update
Update on the Coastal Discovery Center and topics of interest to the Southern Region.
|Carolyn Skinder, PJ Webb|
|11:45 AM||Update: Ecosystem Based Management Initiative (EBMI)
Staff presented EBMI goals, activities, and research directions to the Pacific Fishery Management Council in September. This update will cover that presentation and follow up, including research questions of interest to both MBNMS and the PFMC.
|Dr. John Hunt|
|1:15 PM||Member Announcements|
|1:30 PM||Information Item: Deep Water Characterization of the MBNMS
Since 2007, the Sanctuary and partners have been characterizing deep waters of the MBNMS. Results of this long-term effort will be presented, including common species and habitat types, for six study regions between Ano Nuevo and Pt. Piedras Blancas.
|Dr. Andrew DeVogelaere|
|2:30 PM||Information Item: "Reconnecting with Your Sanctuary" – Northern Elephant Seals
History on the Northern Elephant Seal and the Piedras Blancas rookery in San Simeon, CA.
|Dr. Brant Kehoe|
|3:30 PM||Information Item: Working Group Updates
Updates from working group chairs on recent working group meetings.
|Paul Michel, Dr. john Hunt|
|4:00 PM||Sanctuary Advisory Council Calendar
Review calendar for agenda items for the August meeting.
|***ALL TIMES ARE ESTIMATES***|
From the North:
From Highway 1 take a left onto Cambria Road. At the stop sign take a right. Santa Rosa Church will be on your right hand side past Rabobank
From the South:
From Highway 1 take a right onto Cambria Road. At the stop sign take a right. Santa Rosa Church will be on your right hand side past Rabobank.
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|MBNMS Permit Report (10/12/11)|
|MBNMS Office Report (9/30/11)|
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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.