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Greater Farallones Marine Sanctuary Advisors Meeting

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Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE

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Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council to Meet Virtually on Feb 18, 2021

== For Those Interested in Ocean Issues in the North-central California Area ==

Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary (GFNMS) Advisory Council (SAC) will meet virtually via Google Meet on Thursday, February 18, 2021. During the meeting, which is open to the public, the SAC will receive reports from Greater Farallones, Monterey Bay, and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary superintendents, receive an update on enforcement actions in GFNMS, review their council charter, and hear a presentation on the upcoming GFNMS Condition Report. A public comment period is scheduled for 11:40-11:50 a.m.; the SAC is also accepting written comments submitted by February 17 at 5 p.m. PST. Registration is required for verbal public comment; details are included in the meeting agenda. Visit https://farallones.noaa.gov/manage/sac_meetings.html for the meeting agenda and details.

The SAC advises the sanctuary superintendent on priority issues and connects local communities with the sanctuary, while providing opportunities for information exchange on issues affecting the health of the sanctuary ecosystem. SAC meetings are an opportunity for the public to comment on sanctuary activities and inform SAC recommendations. Non-governmental members represent a variety of interests including fishing activities, conservation, research, communities, education, and maritime activities. Government seats represent the National Parks Service, National Marine Fisheries Service, California Department of Natural Resources, US Fish & Wildlife Service, and US Coast Guard.

WHAT:           Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
WHEN:           February 18, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PST
WHERE:       Virtual meeting
WHO:             Any interested parties

The Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council was established to assure continuous public participation in the management of the sanctuary. The volunteer council’s voting members and ex-officio members represent a variety of local user groups, the general public, and state and federal governmental jurisdictions. Specifically, the council’s role is to provide the sanctuary superintendent with advice on the sanctuary’s resource protection, research, education and outreach programs.

The meeting will be accessible on February 18 via this link: meet.google.com/pry-ozfs-nny Detailed instructions for accessing the meeting are included in the agenda.

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Cost: FREE
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