Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting Agenda
August 16th, 2012
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MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
Louden Nelson Community Center - Auditorium
301 Center Street
Santa Cruz, CA
8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 16th, 2012
|8:30 AM||Coffee and Sign-in|
|8:45 AM||Call to Order
|Standard Reports from Working Groups and Staff
|9:30 AM||Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda|
|10:00 AM||Standing Item: Advisory Council Member Announcements/Agenda Topics/Comments||Schmidt|
|10:30 AM||Standing Item: Working Group Updates
Updates from working group chairs on recent working group meetings
|Working Group Chairs|
|11:00 AM||Information Item: Sanctuary Exploration Center (SEC)
Update on SEC grand opening.
|11:15 AM||Information Item: Motorized Personal Watercraft (MPWC)
Review of the rule, how we got to that rule, and use of MPWCs for search and rescue.
|1:00 PM||Information Item: Forage Species – Management
Presentation on management of forage species at federal and state level.
|John Field, Deb Wilson-Vandenberg, David Crabbe|
|2:15 PM||Information Item: Natural Resource Assessment Report, Integrated Ecosystem Assessment, Essential Fish Habitat Review
Update on progress of these three projects.
|Paul Michel, Andrew DeVogelaere|
|3:15 PM||Standing Item: Superintendent's Report
A report on important or newsworthy activities conducted by staff over the last two months.
|4:00 PM||Boundary Adjustment Scoping Meeting||Gulf of the Farallones NMS|
|***ALL TIMES ARE ESTIMATES***|
Take Highway 1 south to Santa Cruz. Turn right on Laurel Street. The Louden Nelson Community Center is on the left hand corner of Laurel Street and Center Street.
From the South:
Take Highway 1 north to Santa Cruz. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Half Moon Bay/Santa Cruz/California 1 and merge onto CA-1 N/Santa Cruz Hwy. Continue onto CA-17 S (Signs for Ocean Street/Beaches). Slight left onto Ocean Street. Turn right onto Broadway. Continue to the right to continue on Laurel Street. The Louden Nelson Community Center is on the right hand corner of Laurel Street and Center Street.
There is only street parking available for the Louden Neslon Community Center. There will be parking passes available for meeting attendees who will be staying the entire day
Leave those for their daytime visitors.
|8/14/12 MBNMS Permit Report (45KB PDF*)|
|8/15/12 MBNMS Office Report (381KB PDF*)|
|8/14/12 Conservation Working Group Meeting Notes (12KB PDF*)|
|7/13/12 Research Activity Panel Meeting Notes (127KB PDF*)|
|6/28/12 Sanctuary Education Panel Meeting Notes (90KB 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.