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MBNMS Advisory Council Actions and Results

Starting in 2003, actions taken by the Sanctuary Advisory Council are available to the public online. The actions are available in pdf format.


 
 

2014 Meeting Actions

  April 25th Letter from Margaret (P.J.) Webb (Advisory Council Chair) to "All Interested Parties" in support of recognition and further involvement in leatherback sea turtle work by MBNMS. 8/22/14 PDF
  February 21st Letter from Kirk Schmidt (Advisory Council Chair) to Assemblymember Mark Stone (California State Assembly) in support of his Assembly Bill 1603,which will provide a funding mechanism in the California Department of Parks and Recreation to support outdoor environmental education programs. 2/21/14 PDF

2013 Meeting Actions

  April 18th Final Resolution Regarding Introduced Species Regulation. The MBNMS Advisory Council encourages the MBNMS to finalize proposed regulations for introduced species. 4/18/13

Final Resolution Regarding Proposed Bounday Expansion at CBNMS and GFNMS. The MBNMS Advisory Council supports expansion of the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries as described by NOAA. 4/18/13
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  February 7th Letter from Paul Michel (Superintendent, MBNMS) to Dan Howard (Superintendent, CBNMS) and Maria Brown (Superintendent, GFNMS) in support of boundary expansion as proposed in the Notice of Intent. 2/15/13 PDF

2012 Meeting Actions

  December 13th Letters from Kirk Schmidt (Advisory Council Chair) to Charlton Bonham (Director, CA DFG), Don Wolford (Chairman, PFMC), and Jim Kellog (President, DFG Commission) supporting policies on forage species management. 12/13/12 PDF
    Final Resolution Regarding Forage Species Policy Support. The MBNMS Advisory Council supports policies on forage species recently adopted by the California Fish and Game Commission and the Pacific Fishery Management Council. 12/13/12 PDF
  April 19th Letter from Chris Harrold (Advisory Council Chair) to John Bryson (Secretary, DOC), Jane Lubchenco (Administrator, NOAA), and Daniel Basta (Director, ONMS) supporting reactivation of the National Marine Sanctuaries Site Evaluation List. 04/19/12 PDF

2011 Meeting Actions

  December 8th Letter from Chris Harrold (Advisory Council Chair) to Jane Lubchenco (Administrator, NOAA) regarding the Advisory Council's support of the CA B-WET program, and request to fund the program through NOAA's budget. Includes transmittal letter from Daniel Basta (Director, ONMS). 12/20/11 PDF
    Letter from Jane Lubchenco (Administrator, NOAA) addressing Advisory Council's support of the CA B-WET program, and request to fund the program through NOAA's budget. 04/16/12 PDF
  April 21st Final Resolution Regarding Single-Use Plastic Bags. The MBNMS Advisory Council supports federal and statewide legislative efforts and local ordinances to ban the use and distribution of single-use plastic bags. 4/21/11 PDF

2010 Meeting Actions

  December 9th Letter from Chris Harrold (Advisory Council Chair) to Daniel Basta (Director, ONMS) regarding the Advisory Council's support of increased funding for The Coastal Discovery Center PDF
    Letter from Daniel Basta (Director, ONMS) to Chris Harrold (Advisory Council Chair) addressing Advisory Council's support for increased funding for The Coastal Discovery Center PDF
    Open letter from Chris Harrold (Advisory Council Chair) regarding the Advisory Council's support of the Marine Interests Group ofSan Luis Obispo County in their effort to seek funding PDF
  October 21st Final Resolution Regarding Salmon Declines. The MBNMS Advisory Council supports restoration, enforcement and education measures to protect the salmon in the MBNMS and SF Bay-Delta Estuary. 10/21/10 PDF

2009 Meeting Actions

  June 19th Letter from Daniel Basta (Director, ONMS) to Chris Harrold (Advisory Council Chair) regarding the Advisory Council's resolution to support protections from offshore drilling in the MBNMS PDF
  February 12th Letter from Chris Harrold (Advisory Council Chair) to Arnold Schwarzenegger (California State Governor) regarding the proposed prohibition of introduced species in California national marine sanctuaries PDF
    Memo from Maria Brown (GFNMS Superintendent) and Paul Michel (MBNMS Superintendent) to William Douros (Director, ONMS West Coast Region) regarding the joint resolution on the issue of ocean acidification within west coast marine sanctuaries PDF
    Memo from Maria Brown (GFNMS Superintendent) and Paul Michel (MBNMS Superintendent) to Daniel Basta (Director, ONMS) regarding the joint resolution on wave energy projects within national marine sanctuaries PDF

2008 Meeting Actions

  December 12th Letter from Chris Harrold (Advisory Council Chair) to Daniel Basta (Director, ONMS) regarding the Advisory Council's resolution to support protections from offshore drilling in the MBNMS PDF
  October 17th Letter from Chris Harrold (Advisory Council Chair) to Dan Basta (Director, ONMS) regarding National Choreography of Councils PDF
  June 20th Letter from Chris Harrold (Advisory Council Chair) to Rodney McInnis (Regional Administrator, NMFS) supporting the proposed NMFS rule to permanently prevent the harvest of all krill species 3-200 miles of the CA, OR & WA coasts PDF
    Letter from Chris Harrold (Advisory Council Chair) to Daniel Basta (Director, ONMS) regarding the compliance & monitoring of vessel traffic lanes PDF
  February 15th Letter from Maria Brown (GFNMS Superintendent) and Paul Michel (MBNMS Superintendent) to Daniel Basta (Director, ONMS) regarding the Advisory Council's resolution to support the Blue Oceans, Green Communities Initiative PDF
    Letter from Maria Brown (GFNMS Superintendent) and Paul Michel (MBNMS Superintendent) to Daniel Basta (Director, ONMS) regarding the Advisory Council's resolution on staff & volunteer involvement with the Cosco Busan oil spill  
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2007 Meeting Actions

  February 15th Letter from Deborah Streeter (MBNMS Advicory Council Chair) & Barbara Emly (GFNMS Advicory Council Chair) to Dale Jones (Director, NOAA Office for Law Enforcement) regarding MOA for NOAA Enforcement at Maverick's Surf Contest PDF
    Letter from Karen Grimmer (MBNMS Acting Superintendent) & Maria Brown (GFNMS Superintendent) to Daniel J Basta (Director, NMSP) regarding MOA for NOAA Enforcement at Maverick's Surf Contest PDF
    Letter from Daniel J Basta (Director, NMSP) to Deborah Streeter (MBNMS Advicory Council Chair) regarding NOAA Enforcement at Maverick's Surf Contest PDF
    Letter from Daniel J Basta (Director, NMSP) to Barbara Emly (GFNMS Advicory Council Chair) regarding NOAA Enforcement at Maverick's Surf Contest PDF

2006 Meeting Actions

  December 15th Letter & Comments that the Sanctuary Advisory Council provided on the sanctuary's DMP & DEIS. PDF

2005 Meeting Actions

 
  December 9th Letter from Director of NMSP Daniel J. Basta to Advisory Councel Chairs regarding oil and gas resolutions 03/31/06 PDF
    Final Resolution on Seismic Airgun OCS Inventory Activities in National Marine Sanctuaries. This is a joint resolution from the Gulf of the Farallones and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaries' Advisory Councils 12/9/05 PDF
  August 5th Letter from Deborah Streeter (MBNMS SAC) to Claire Jacquemin regarding the Bureau of Reclamation's plans to discharge agricultural drainage Estero Bay 08/25/05 PDF
  June 3rd Letter from Deborah Streeter (MBNMS SAC) to Dan Basta regarding frustrations on delay of release of management plan 06/9/05 PDF
    Letter from Dan Basta to Deborah Streeter (MBNMS SAC) response to above letter 06/28/05 PDF
  April 1st Letter from Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez in response to the SAC Chairs Letter of June 09/20/05 PDF
    Letter of welcome from SAC Chairs to Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez 06/01/05 PDF

2004 Meeting Actions

  February 6th Letter regarding the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004 02/20/04 PDF

2003 Meeting Actions

  December 5th Letter to Daniel Basta Regarding Sanctuary Boundary Issue December 15th, 2003 PDF
    Letter to William Douros Regarding National Marine Sanctuary Act December 15th, 2003 PDF
  July 30th-August 1st & August 22nd Recommended Actions on Proposed Action Plans July 31st-August 1st & August 22nd PDF
  April 4th Cover Memo and Approved MBNMS SAC Charter and Protocols 04/04/03 PDF
  February 7th Final Resolution on Harmful Discharge in MBNMS by Cruise Ships 02/07/03 PDF
    Final Resolution and Cover Letter for Scenic Trail 02/07/03 PDF
    Final Staffing Letter to Daniel Basta, Director NMSP 02/11/03 PDF
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