Marine Sanctuary advisory council meeting in Point Reyes, Thursday
Gulf Of The Farallones National Marine Sanctuary is holding its Advisory Council meeting at Dance Palace, Church Space 503 B St, Point Reyes, CA 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 13. Click below for the agenda.
GULF OF THE FARALLONES NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING Dance Palace, Church Space 503 B St, Point Reyes, CA 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Thursday, August 13, 2009 Time / Topic / Lead 8:45 Members Arrive and Light Refreshments 9:00 Remembrance of Brian O’Neill Maria Brown, Superintendent, GFNMS 9:15 Call to Order/Roll Call - Review Agenda - Approval of Minutes (April 2008) Richard Charter, Chair, GFNMS Council 9:25 Member and Liaison Reports Richard Charter, Chair, GFNMS Council 10:00 Superintendents Report - FY09 Budget - Capitol Hill Oceans Week - Whale Strikes - Cormorants/Murres/Sea Lions - Bolinas Lagoon Maria Brown, Superintendent, GFNMS 10:30 BREAK 10:40 Enforcement Technical Advisory Committee Update Dayna Matthews, West Coast Enforcement Coordinator, NOAA Office of Law Enforcement 10:55 Half Moon Bay Visitor Center Update Bob Breen, Member, GFNMS Council & Carol Preston, Education Coordinator, GFNMS 11:15 Informational Briefing - Longline Exempted Fishing Permit and Sea Turtles; Mark Helvey, National Marine Fisheries Service & Teri Shore, Turtle Island Restoration Network 12:00 LUNCH 12:45 White Shark Stewardship Project Irina Kogan, Resource Protection Specialist 1:15 PUBLIC COMMENT 1:45 Tomales Bay Vessel Management Plan (Council Action) - Interactive Map - Working Group Recommendations - Work Plan/Priorities Dominique Richard, Member, GFNMS Council & Brad Damitz, Resource Protection Specialist, GFNMS 3:00 BREAK 3:10 Ocean Climate Initiative - Climate Change Site Scenario Document Update John Largier, Member, GFNMS Council & Kelley Higgason, Ocean Climate Initiative Coordinator, GFNMS 3:20 Ocean Climate Initiative (Council Action) - Draft Operations Chapter of Initiative Action Plan Chris Powell, Member, GFNMS Council & Brian Johnson, Deputy Superintendent, GFNMS 3:50 Advisory Council Business - Council Recruitment - Council Retreat Update - 2009 Sanctuary Advisory Council Summit Debrief - 2010 Meeting Dates Richard Charter Chair, GFNMS Council & Kelley Higgason, Advisory Council Coordinator, GFNMS 4:15 Adjourn The Advisory Council may take action on any of the above items on the agenda. Times of agenda items are subject to change. Public comment period will remain as advertised. Upcoming Meetings • October 29, 2009- Council Retreat, Sausalito • December 10, 2009, San Francisco -- MARY JANE SCHRAMM Media/Outreach Specialist Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary 991 Marine Drive, Presidio of San Francisco San Francisco CA 94129 415/ 561-6622 ext 205 Mary Jane Schramm
Media/Public Outreach Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary