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FINAL Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting Agenda
April 19th, 2019

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Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Advisory Council Meeting

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Conference Room
7700 Sandholdt Road
Moss Landing, CA

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday, April 19th, 2019

FINAL AGENDA

8:45 AM Coffee and Sign-in
9:00 AM Call to Order & Roll Call
  • Welcome from MBARI President and CEO Chris Scholin
  • Approval of February 15th, 2019 meeting minutes
Paul Michel (MBNMS), Brian Nelson (Chair), Gary Pezzi (Secretary)
  Standard Reports from Staff

MBNMS Permit Report (57K PDF*) PDF
MBNMS Office Report (145K PDF*) PDF
Conservation Working Group Meeting Notes (K PDF*)  
Research Activity Panel Meeting Notes (121K PDF*) PDF
9:15 AM Standing Item: Superintendent's Report
A report on important or newsworthy activities conducted by staff over the last three months.
  • Updates for MBNMS
Paul Michel (MBNMS)
9:35 AM Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda Brian Nelson (Chair)
9:45 AM Standing Item: Advisory Council Member Announcements Brian Nelson (Chair)
10:30 AM BREAK (15 minutes)  
10:45 AM Information Item: Regional soundscape monitoring program
A presentation on what has been done, what is currently being done and plans for future soundscape characterization.
Lindsey Peavey (CINMS), Andrew DeVogelaere (MBNMS)
11:30 AM Information Item: Acoustic monitoring in MBNMS John Ryan (MBARI)
12:15 PM Lunch  
1:00 PM Action Item: Report from MBNMS adjacent harbors
A presentation on harbor sediment projects and beneficial uses of sediment.
John Haynes (City of Monterey Harbormaster)
2:00 PM Standing Item: SAC Challenge (10 minutes each) Brian Nelson (Chair), Paul Michel (MBNMS)
3:00 PM BREAK (10 minutes)  
3:10 PM Information Item: Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust
An overview of the program.
Sherry Flumerfelt (MBFT)
3:40 PM Information Item: Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation update
An update on the foundation’s priorities and funding.
Ginaia Kelly (MBNMSF)
4:10 PM Standing Item: Working Group and Subcommittee Updates
  • Conservation Working Group (CWG)
    CWG Meeting Notes (K PDF*)
  • Research Activities Panel (RAP)
    RAP Meeting Notes (116K PDF*)
  • Recreation and Tourism Subcommittee
Working Group Chairs
3:40 PM Adjourn  

 

***ALL TIMES ARE ESTIMATES***


  • Public comment on agenda items will be heard prior to SAC discussion/deliberation
  • A motion for action may be made by a council member at any time, provided there is a quorum
  • Materials corresponding to items on this or other agendas are available here or contact Nichole Rodriguez at (831) 647-4206 or by email.

Directions:

From the North:
Head south on CA-1 to Moss Landing. Turn right on Moss Landing Road, then right onto Sandholdt Road. MBARI will be on the left.

From the South:
Head north on CA-1 to Moss Landing. Turn left on Moss Landing Road, then right onto Sandholdt Road. MBARI will be on the left..

Parking:
Parking is available in MBARI’s lot with additional parking along Sandholdt Road.

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Files

MBNMS Permit Report (K PDF*) PDF
MBNMS Office Report (411K PDF*) PDF
Conservation Working Group Meeting Notes (K PDF*)  
Research Activity Panel Meeting Notes (116K PDF*) PDF
   
   

Correspondence

   
   
   


About Sanctuary Advisory Council
The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council (advisory council) was established by Federal law to assure continued public participation in the management of the Sanctuary. Since its establishment in March 1994, the advisory council has played a vital role in the decisions affecting the Sanctuary along the central California Coast. The advisory council's nineteen voting members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the general public, plus seven local, state and federal governmental jurisdictions. In addition, the respective managers for the four California National Marine Sanctuaries (Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary) and the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve sit as non-voting members. Members are appointed competitively by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and serve three-year terms. The advisory council meets bi-monthly in open sessions located throughout the 360-mile boundary of the Sanctuary.

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.

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