Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting Agenda
December 13th, 2012
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MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
651 Sinex Ave.
Pacific Grove, CA
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, December 13th, 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: Review SAC Protocol for Agenda Items and Correspondence/ Working Groups and their roles Attachment:
|11:30 AM||Discussion Possible Action Item: West Coast Priorities
Discussion on survey results and MBNMS SAC priorities.
|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: Diver Survey
Discussion of the survey tool developed. How do we better connect and represent our constituents?
|Brian Nelson, Phil Sammet|
|1:45 PM||Standing Item: Superintendent Report
A report on important or newsworthy activities conducted by staff over the last two months at MBNMS.
|2:00 PM||Information Item: Identifying Sanctuary Ecological Significant Areas (SESAs).
An update on the MBNMS process to identify ecologically significant areas to address and focus on future research & monitoring, education & management efforts.
|3:00 PM||Discussion and Possible Action Item: Forage fish Letter
|3:15 PM||Discussion and Possible Action Item: Forage fish resolution||Geoff Shester|
|3:30 PM||Discussion and Possible Action Item: Debrief of the Sanctuary Advisory Council Chairs Summit
Review and discuss information from the Summit Sanctuary Advisory Council Chairs Summit on December 4-6 in Santa Cruz.
|4:00 PM||Standing Item: Advisory Council Calendar Review||Jackie Sommers|
|***ALL TIMES ARE ESTIMATES***|
From U.S. Highway 1:
Take the Holman Highway 68 (West) 17 Mile Drive exit to Pacific Grove. Turn right and weave down through the forest on Highway 68. The right lane of Highway 68 will become Forest Avenue. Continue on Forest to the traffic light at Sinex Avenue. Turn left on Sinex and park 1/2 block down the street near the Canterbury Woods entrance.
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|12/12/12 MBNMS Permit Report (41KB PDF*)|
|12/7/12 MBNMS Office Report (242KB PDF*)|
|11/29/12 Conservation Working Group Meeting Notes (12KB PDF*)|
|11/15/12 Sanctuary Education Panel Meeting Notes (61KB PDF*)|
|Overview of Key Advisory Council Procedures (115KB PDF*)|
|FY13 WC Priorities and Advisory Council Feedback (57KB PDF*)|
|Overview ofSanctuary Ecological Significant Areas (SESAs) (315KB PDF*)|
|Final Advisory Council Forage Letter (1.6MB PDF*)|
|Final Forage Resolution (143KB PDF*)|
|Draft 2012 Sanctuary Advisory Council Chairs Summit (352KB PDF*)|
|CWG White Paper - FINAL (2.7MB 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.