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North Central Coast Regional Stakeholder Group, Proposed Agenda: November 28, 2007

(revised November 27, 2007)

November 28 , 2007
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Four Points by Sheraton*
1010 Northgate Drive
San Rafael, CA

* 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) and ask them to contact the California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative at 916.653.5656.

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invited to attend the meeting in person or view and listen to the meeting via simultaneous webcasting on the Internet; an archived version will be available approximately two days after the meeting.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 MLPA website at www.dfg.ca.gov/mlpa/meetings.asp for more information.

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Meeting Objectives

 

Meeting Agenda

10:00 AM: Welcome, introductions, and review of meeting objectives

10:15 AM: Presentation of SAT evaluations, BRTF guidance, and DFG feasibility analysis of work group "draft options for MPA arrays" and draft "external" MPA proposals; clarifying questions

 

12:15 PM: Lunch (provided onsite for NCCRSG members)

1:00 PM: Public comment

1:15 PM: Receive staff presentation on areas of geographic overlap and discuss possible areas of convergence (Handouts N-Q)

2:00 PM: Work group discussions

 

4:00 PM: Recap and next steps

 

4:30 PM: Adjourn

 

Handouts

  1. Draft SAT report on the methodologies for evaluating draft options for MPA arrays and draft external MPA proposals
  2. PowerPoint presentation: Science Guidelines and Draft Options for MPA Arrays and Draft External MPA Proposals Evaluations – North Central Coast Study Region (Dr. Mark Carr, Master Plan Science Advisory Team)
    Slides | Handouts
  3. Dr. Mark Carr PowerPoint presentation to the MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team on November 13, 2007
  4. PowerPoint presentation: Preliminary Size and Spacing Evaluations – North Central Coast Proposals (Dr. Steve Gaines, Master Plan Science Advisory Team)
    Slides | Handouts
  5. PowerPoint presentation: Draft Options for MPA Arrays and Draft External MPA Proposal Evaluations – Potential Fishery Impacts in the North Central Coast Study Region (Dr. Astrid Schulz, Master Plan Science Advisory Team)
    Slides | Handouts
  6. Memorandum from Astrid Scholz, Ecotrust, to the MLPA Initiative dated 26 November 2007 and Summary of potential impacts of the October 2007 MPA proposals on commercial fisheries in the MLPA North Central Coast Study Region (Revised Final, 26 November 2007)
  7. Ken Wiseman memo regarding feedback received from the MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force
  8. California Department of Fish and Game feasibility analysis of the draft options for MPA arrays and draft external MPA proposals
  9. California Department of Fish and Game memo regarding the use of special closures
  10. PowerPoint presentation: Commercial Fishing Grounds and Socioeconomic Data Collection (Dr. Sarah Kruse, Ecotrust)
    Slides | Handouts
  11. Commercial Fishing Grounds Datasets by Landing Port (November 28, 2007)
  12. PowerPoint presentation: Recreational Fishing Grounds and Values Data Collection (Dr. Sarah Kruse, Ecotrust)
  13. Recreational Fishing Grounds Datasets and Draft Recreational Fishing Factors Survey (November 28, 2007)
  14. PowerPoint presentation: Developing and Refining Draft MPA Proposals for the North Central Coast (Dr. Mary Gleason)
    Slides | Handouts
  15. Areas of overlap among NCCRSG work group draft options for MPA arrays and areas of overlap among draft options and draft external MPA proposals
  16. One page overview maps for each draft option for MPA arrays and each draft external MPA proposal
  17. Staff summaries of area and habitats for each draft option for MPA arrays and each draft external MPA proposal

 

Informational Items

  1. MLPA SAT’s Responses to Science Questions Posed by the NCCRSG at its July 10-11, 2007 Meeting (revised November 20, 2007)
  2. MLPA SAT’s Responses to Science Questions Posed by Santi Roberts/Oceana in a Letter Dated September 10, 2007 (revised November 20, 2007)
  3. MLPA staff and their roles in the MLPA Initiative (revised August 31, 2007)