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North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group, Draft Meeting Agenda: March 24-25, 2010

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 9:30 a..m.
Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 8:00 a.m.
Elk Valley Rancheria Community Center *
2332 Howland Hill Road
Crescent City, CA 95531

* This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact California Relay Service (at least two days prior to the meeting) at 800.735.2929 (TT) or 800.735.2922 (voice) or contact the California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative at 916.654.1885.

Public Participation: Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting in person or view and listen to the meeting via simultaneous webcasting on the Internet; an archived version will be available approximately two days after the meeting. Please visit the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) website at for more information.

Public Comment: The public will be invited to offer comments on the work of the MLPA North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group (NCRSG) at approximately 12:40 p.m. on Thursday, March 25.. Speaker cards are requested and may be found at the entrance to the room. Time allotted for public comment is determined by the facilitators; submitting written comments that can be easily summarized in one to two minutes is encouraged. Note that the public comment period is for comments specific to the NCRSG; comments related to other MLPA Initiative activities or groups should be directed to those bodies or MLPA staff.

Meeting Objectives

Meeting Agenda – Thursday, March 25, 2010

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Note: The NCRSG will break for lunch at approximately 11:55 a.m. and public comment will be taken at approximately 12:40 p.m.

IV. Evaluation Guidelines and MPA Evaluation Results for Existing MPAs and External MPA Arrays Developed by Community Groups (continued)  
    O.   Presentation of SAT Guidance, Evaluation Methods and Round 1 Evaluation Results – Water Quality
  1.  Presentation of Evaluation Methods and Round 1 Evaluation Results – Birds and Mammals
  2.  Presentation of California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) Guidance, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation of Existing North Coast Study Region MPAs, and Round 1 Evaluation Results
  3.  Presentation of California Department of Parks and Recreation (State Parks) Guidance, Evaluation Methods and Round 1 Evaluation Results
  4.  Description of Goal 3 and its Consideration in the MLPA Initiative

V. Guidance to Inform Development of MPA Proposals

  1.  Key Guidance from BRTF March 1-2 and March 18, 2010 Meetings
  2.  Present MLPA Goals and Proposed North Coast Regional Objectives

VI. Developing Round 2 MPA Proposals

  1.  Present Round 2 Work Group Charge and Assignments    Vote
VII.  Next Steps and Preparation for April 20-21 NCRSG Work Session
 General Public Comment

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