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North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group, Draft Meeting Agenda: July 29-30, 2010

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Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 9:00 a..m.
Friday, July 30, 2010 at 8:00 a.m.
C.V. Starr Community Center*
300 S. Lincoln Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437

* 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. Video and audio archives of the meeting may be accessed via the Internet approximately two days after the meeting. Please visit the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) website at for more information. In addition, the following locations will be open to the public to view and participate in the meeting remotely:

Accredited media and members of the public may record MLPA North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group (NCRSG) meetings. An area will be designated in the meeting room for cameras in order to help ensure that NCRSG members can conduct their work with minimal disruption. Accredited media and members of the public interested in video or audio taping an NCRSG meeting are asked to contact the MLPA Initiative media relations team.

Public Comment: The public will be invited to provide general comments on the work of the NCRSG at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 29. 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 materials will not be provided at the meeting but will be posted to this page as they are available.

Meeting Objectives

Meeting Agenda – Thursday, July 29, 2010

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Note: The NCRSG will break for lunch at approximately 12:00 p.m.

I.  Updates

  1.  MLPA North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group
  2.  MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force
  3.  MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team
  4.  Responses to Science Questions
  5.  Outreach to California Tribes and Tribal Communities
  6.  MLPA Initiative Public Outreach and Education

II. Developing Round 3 MPA Proposal(s)

  1.  Round 3 Process Guidance

III. Evaluation Results for NCRSG Round 2 Draft MPA Proposals

  1.  Overview of NCRSG Round 2 Draft MPA Proposals
  2.  Overview of Round 2 Draft Recommendations for Special Closures
  3.  Presentation of Round 2 Evaluation Results – Water Quality
  4.  Presentation of Round 2 Evaluation Results – Habitat Representation and Habitat Replication
  5.  Presentation of Round 2 Evaluation Results – MPA Size and MPA Spacing
  6.  Presentation of Round 2 Evaluation Results – Potential Impacts to Commercial and Recreational Fisheries
  7.  Presentation of Round 2 Evaluation Results – Bioeconomic Modeling
  8.  Presentation of Round 2 Evaluation Results – Marine Birds and Marine Mammals
  9.  Presentation of Round 2 Feasibility Evaluation – California Department of Fish and Game
  10.  Presentation of Round 2 Evaluation Results – California Department of Parks and Recreation
  11.  Presentation of Round 2 Evaluation Results – Goal 3 of the MLPA

  General Public Comment


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