Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting Agenda
February 7th, 2013
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MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
Seymour Marine Discovery Center
100 Shaffer Road
Santa Cruz, CA
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 7th, 2013
|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|
|Information Item: West Coast Region Update||William Douros|
|Discussion Possible Action Item: Calendar Results
Updated calendar of suggested Agenda Topics
|Jackie Sommers, Paul Michel|
|Discussion and Possible Action Item: Working Group Roles
Review roles and protocols for Working groups.
|Standing Item: Working Group Updates
Updates from working group chairs on recent working group meetings.
|Working Group Chairs|
|Information Item: "The origin of California Leatherback Sea Turtles and trans-Pacific partnerships for recovery."
|Information Item: Ocean Acidification
Review West Coast OA Plan and notes/outcomes from "High Co2 Conference" and Educators Workshop
|Karen Grimmer, Simona Bartl|
|Standing Item and Possible Action Item: Superintendent Report
A report on important or newsworthy activities conducted by staff over the last two months at MBNMS. Discussion and Possible Action Item: Regarding proposed SAC resolution in support of GFNMS/CBNMS expansion (Chris Harrold)
|Lisa Uttal, Paul Michel|
|Information Item: SAC recruitment update and recognition of outgoing members||Jackie Sommers, Paul Michel|
|***ALL TIMES ARE ESTIMATES***|
From the North:
Take Highway 17 South from San Jose. Highway 17 ends at Highway One, as you reach the coast. As you approach the coast and the city of Santa Cruz, take Highway One North toward Half Moon Bay. (Highway One becomes Mission Street.) Continue north through town several miles. Turn left on Swift Street. Turn right on Delaware Avenue. Follow Delaware to the UC Santa Cruz Marine Science Campus entrance at the end of the road. The Seymour Marine Discovery Center is the final building located on the ocean bluff, next to the giant blue whale skeleton.
From the South:
Take Highway One (Mission Street) north. Continue north through town several miles. Turn left on Swift Street. Turn right on Delaware Avenue. Follow Delaware to the UC Santa Cruz Marine Science Campus entrance at the end of the road. The Seymour Marine Discovery Center is the final building located on the ocean bluff, next to the giant blue whale skeleton.
View The Seymour Marine Discovery Center on a larger map
|1/31/13 MBNMS Permit Report (20KB PDF*)|
|2/7/13 MBNMS Office Report (193KB P��DF*)|
|1/30/13 Conservation Working Group Meeting Notes (12KB PDF*)|
|1/11/13 Research Activity Panel Meeting Notes (127KB PDF*)|
|1/24/13 Sanctuary Education Panel Meeting Notes (98KB PDF*)|
The Council maintains a firm commitment to the goals and objectives of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Program. The 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.