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MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team
Draft Meeting Agenda: June 29-30, 2010

(revised June 17, 2010)

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Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.

Red Lion Hotel Eureka*
1929 Fourth Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Public Participation: Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting in person or may 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. Members of the public who wish to videotape or audiotape the meeting are allowed only in designated areas so as to avoid disrupting 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:

C.V. Starr Community Center*
300 South Lincoln Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
  Flynn Center Multipurpose Room *
981 H Street
Crescent City, CA 95531

Public Comment: The public will be invited to provide general comment on subjects related to the work of the MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team (SAT) on Wednesday, June 30 at approximately 12:20 p.m. Speaker cards are requested and may be found at the entrance to the room. Time allotted for public comment is determined by the chair; 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 SAT; comments related to the MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force or other MLPA Initiative activities should be directed to the task force or MLPA staff.

Meeting Materials: Meeting materials will not be provided at the meeting but will be posted on this page as soon as they are available.

* 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.

Meeting Objectives
Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The SAT will break for lunch at approximately 11:35 a.m. and general public comment will be taken immediately after at approximately 12:20 p.m. At the discretion of the co-chairs, agenda items may be heard in any order on either day of the meeting.

Review Agenda for Day 2
     D.     Review and Discuss Additions to the Habitat Representation and Habitat Replication Evaluation Methods 
Potential SAT Action: Approve additions to the SAT evaluation methods for habitat representation and habitat replication

III.  SAT Evaluations of North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group Round 2 Draft MPA proposals (continued from Day 1)
  1.  Review and Discuss the Habitat Representation and Habitat Replication Evaluation Results
    Potential SAT Action: Approve the summary of habitat representation and habitat replication evaluation results  Public Comment on Item    Motion and Vote     Amending  Motion and  Vote
  2.  Review and Discuss the MPA Size and MPA Spacing Evaluation Results
    Potential SAT Action: Approve the summary of MPA size and MPA spacing evaluation results    Public Comment on Item       Motion and  Vote
  3.  Review and Discuss the Bioeconomic Model Evaluation Results
    Potential SAT Action: Approve the summary of bioeconomic model evaluation results    Public Comment on Item          Motion and  Vote
  4.  Review and Discuss the Potential Commercial and Recreational Fishery Impacts Evaluation Results
    Potential SAT Action: Approve the summary of potential commercial and recreational fishing impacts evaluation results    Public Comment     Motion and  Vote

IV. Science Questions

  1.  Review and Discuss SAT Responses to Science Questions
    Potential SAT Action: Approve SAT responses to science questions      Motion and  Vote
 General Public Comment

 Wrap-up and Next steps
  1. Other Items


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