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MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team Draft Meeting Agenda: July 28, 2010
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 9:30 a.m. via teleconference and online meeting Toll-free phone number: 1 (877) 615-4339 Confirmation Number: 8858231 Presentations via GoToMeeting. Make your reservation now at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/276612984
For teleconference and webinar access with MLPA staff, join a public participation location:
C.V. Starr Community Center* 300 South Lincoln Street Fort Bragg, CA
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center* 921 Waterfront Drive, Room 211 Eureka, CA
California Department of Fish and Game* 4665 Lampson Avenue, Suite C Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Flynn Center* Multipurpose Room 981 H Street 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 916.653.5656.
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. Please visit the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) website at http://www.dfg.ca.gov/mlpa/meetings_n.asp for more information.
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) at approximately 12:15 p.m. Time allotted for public comment is determined by the number of requests and can range from one to three minutes per comment; 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, MLPA Regional Stakeholder Group, or other MLPA Initiative activities should be directed to those bodies or MLPA staff.
Meeting materials will not be provided at the meeting but will be posted on this page as soon as they are available.
Receive MLPA Initiative process updates
Review and potentially adopt draft responses to science questions
Review and potentially adopt the summary of SAT evaluation results for habitat representation, habitat replication, marine protected area (MPA) size and MPA spacing
Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Note: The SAT will break for lunch at approximately 11:30 a.m. and general public comment will be taken immediately after at approximately 12:15 p.m. At the discretion of the co-chairs, agenda items may be heard in any order on the day of the meeting.
Welcome, Introductions and Review of Agenda
North Coast Planning Progress
SAT Tribal Work Group
II. MPA Design Guidelines and Evaluation Methods for the MLPA North Coast Study Region
Review of the SAT MPA Evaluation Methods Document Motion and Vote Potential SAT Action: Approve additions to the levels of protection chapter and the executive summary
Discuss the NCRSG Round 2 Draft MPA Proposal Evaluation Summary Document for Habitat Representation, Habitat Replication, MPA Size and MPA Spacing Motion and Vote Potential SAT Action: Approve the habitat representation, habitat replication, MPA size and MPA spacing evaluations results summary document
Review and Discuss BRTF Guidance Provided at their July 21-22, 2010 meeting
III. Science Questions
Review and Discuss SAT Responses to Science Questions Motion and Vote Potential SAT Action: Approve SAT response to science questions