Wednesday, November 17, 2010 9:00 a.m. via teleconference and online meeting Toll-free phone number: 1 (877) 615-4339 Confirmation Number: 7663958 Presentations via GoToMeeting. Make your reservation now at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/743560232
For teleconference and webinar access with MLPA staff, join a public participation location:
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
* 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 at one of the above locations 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 11:30 a.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 approve responses to science questions
Review and potentially approve new proposed levels of protection
Review and potentially approve the document Methods Used to Evaluate MPA Proposals in the MLPA North Coast Study Region
Receive overview of motions adopted by the MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force at its October 25-26, 2010 meeting
Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Welcome, Introductions and Review of Agenda
II. Science Questions
Review and Discuss SAT Responses to Science Questions Potential SAT Action: Approve SAT responses to science questions
III. MPA Design Guidelines and Evaluation Methods for the MLPA North Coast Study Region
Review and Discuss New Proposed Levels of Protection Potential SAT Action: Approve any new or revised levels of protection
Review and Discuss Methods Used to Evaluate MPA Proposals in MLPA North Coast Study Region Potential SAT Action: Approve additions to the SAT evaluation methods document Potential SAT Action: Approve the full set of compiled chapters, already approved individually by the SAT, as the Methods Used to Evaluate MPA Proposal in the MLPA North Coast Study Region
IV. Motions Adopted by the MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force on October 26, 2010 Regarding Recommendations for the MLPA North Coast Study Region
Overview of the North Coast Enhanced Compliance Alternative MPA Proposal