Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting Agenda
October 18th, 2012
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MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
Cambria Veteran's Memorial Building
1000 Main Street
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 18th, 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||Kirk Schmidt|
|10:30 AM||Information Item: Proposed Seismic Survey for PG&E at Diablo Canyon
MBNMS and NMFS have been reviewing this proposed project. We will get an update on the project description and NOAA considerations.
|Paul Michel, Lisa Ballance|
|12:45 PM||Standing Item: Working Group Updates
Updates from working group chairs on recent working group meetings
|Working Group Chairs|
|1:15 PM||Information Item: Coastal Discovery Center (CDC)
Update on programming and events at the Coastal Discovery Center and Southern Region.
|Carolyn Skinder, PJ Webb|
|1:45 PM||Standing Item: Superintendent's Report
A report on important or newsworthy activities conducted by staff over the last two months.
|2:00 PM||Information Possible Action Item: Forage Species – Revised Conservation Working Group (CWG) White Paper
Discuss the revised CWG white paper on forage species. How would the advisory council like to proceed on this issue/paper?
|Geoff Shester, Paul Michel|
|3:00 PM||Discussion and Possible Action Item: West Coast Sanctuary Advisory Council Chairs Meeting
Review and discuss information from the West Coast Sanctuary Advisory Council Chairs Meeting on August 30th-31, including a list of West Coast priorities. What does the SAC want to do with this list?
|Kirk Schmidt, Paul Michel|
|4:00 PM||Information Item: Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Update
Regular update from the California Department of Fish and Game on the status of MLPA.
|4:15 PM||Standing Item: Advisory Council Calendar Review||Jackie Sommers|
|***ALL TIMES ARE ESTIMATES***|
From the North:
Proceed south through the first light (Windsor). Look for the sign for Cambria Drive and take the left hand turn lane; turn left onto Cambria Drive. Turn left again onto Main Street. The Vet's Hall is located on the corner of Cambria Drive and Main Street. Park in front of the building or in the parking lot.
From the South:
Take Highway 1 north, and go through two lights (Ardath and Burton). Look for the sign for Cambria Drive and take the right hand turn lane. Turn left onto Main. The Vet's Hall is located on the corner of Cambria Drive and Main Street. Park in front of the building or in the parking lot.
View Cambria Veterans Hall in a larger map
|10/11/12 MBNMS Permit Report (49KB PDF*)|
|10/16/12 Conservation Working Group Meeting Notes (16KB PDF*)|
|Proposed PG&E Seismic Survey Project (639KB PDF*)|
|CWG White Paper - FINAL (2.7MB PDF*)|
|Comments on CWG White Paper (3MB PDF*)|
|CWG White Paper Options (61KB PDF*)|
|West Coast Sanctuary Priorities FY13 (70KB PDF*)|
|Letter from Stephen Scheiblauer (Harbors Representative) to Paul Michel and MBNMS Advisory Council regarding CWG White Paper (49KB 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.