National marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers closed to the public; waters remain open

NOAA's national marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers are currently closed to the public, and in accordance with Executive Order 13991 - Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask Wearing, all individuals in NOAA-managed areas are required to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance on mask-wearing and maintaining social distances. Sanctuary waters remain open for responsible use in accordance with CDC guidance, U.S. Coast Guard requirements, and local regulations. More information on the response from NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries can be found on

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MBNMS Sanctuary Advisory Council Annual Reports

If you have any questions on these postings, or would like other information on the MBNMS Santuary Advisory Council, please contact Nichole Rodriguez.

Fiscal Year 2003
Fiscal Year 2002 (DRAFT)
SAC Chairs & Coordinators Meeting 02/02
Research Coordinators Meeting01/02
Fiscal Year 2001
Fiscal Year 2000
Fiscal Year 1999
Fiscal Year 1998
Fiscal Year 1997
Fiscal Year 1995-96 TEXT