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North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group, Draft Meeting Agenda: February 8-9, 2010

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Monday, February 8, 2010 at 9:30 a..m.
Field Trip
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.
Red Lion Hotel Eureka
1929 Fourth Street
Eureka, CA 95501

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View Full Agenda and Briefing Documents

Monday, February 8, 2010 at 9:30 a..m.
Field Trip
Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.

Red Lion Hotel Eureka
1929 Fourth Street
Eureka, CA 95501

* 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invited to attend the meeting in person or view and listen to the meeting via simultaneous webcasting on the Internet; an archived version will be available approximately two days after the meeting.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 offer comments on the work of the MLPA North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group (NCRSG) at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Monday, February 8 and at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9. Note that the public comment period is for comments specific to the MLPA North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group; comments related to other MLPA Initiative activities or groups should be directed to those bodies or MLPA staff.

Meeting Objectives

Meeting Agenda – Tuesday, February 9, 2010

This shortened version of the full agenda contains only main agenda items. 
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Note: The NCRSG will break for lunch at approximately 12:00 p.m. and public comment will be taken at approximately 1:00 p.m.

V.  Stakeholder Interests and Areas of Expertise 

         G.  Plenary Session to Share Stakeholder Interests, Affiliations, and Areas of Expertise

VI. Ground Rules (cont.)
 
         H.   Revise and Adopt Ground Rules, as Needed 
          Motion and Vote

         Potential Action: Adopt NCRSG ground rules

VII.  Updates
 
         I.   MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force
         
         J.  MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team
 
         K.  Public Outreach and Education
 
         L.  Coordination with Tribes

VIII.  Guidance for Developing MPA Proposals
 
         M.  NCRSG Role in Creating Alternative MPA Proposals
                Return to Item 


         N.   NCRSG Coordination with the SAT 

         O.   BRTF Guidance for Developing MPA Proposals

IX. Geographic Areas of Importance
 
          P.  Breakout Session Activity to Identify Areas of Geographic Importance
 
               Focal question:
      
               1. What geographic areas and specific locations within the study region are 
                   important to you that  you want other NCRSG members to know about, and why? 
                   You may consider the following in your responses (you may address one or more of these): 

                   a. Where are important areas for habitat representation, ecosystem protection, 
                   and sustaining marine life populations? 
          
                   b. Where are important areas for consumptive recreational and 
                   commercial activities? 

                   c. Where are important areas for non-consumptive recreational and 
                   commercial activities?

                   d. Where are important areas for educational, cultural and study opportunities?

 General Public Comment

X.  Next Steps and Preparation for Second NCRSG Meeting
(March 24-25, 2010)

Full Agenda and Briefing Documents

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Meeting Agenda

Briefing Documents

  • Members of the Blue Ribbon Task Force Group (November 2009)
    Briefing Document I.1
  • Members of the MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team (October 22, 2009)
    Briefing Document J.1
  • Draft Strategy for Public Participation in the MLPA North Coast Region (draft revised November 17, 2009)
    Briefing Document K.1
  • Guidelines for Providing Public Comment to the MLPA North Coast Project (January 25, 2010)
    Briefing Document K.2
  • Appendix J (Defined Terms) of the California Marine Life Protection Act Master Plan for Marine Protected Areas (January 2008)
    Briefing Document M.1
  • Commonly Used Acronyms and Abbreviated Terms (revised January 21, 2010)
    Briefing Document M.2
  • PowerPoint Presentation: Stakeholder Group Role in Creating Marine Protected Area Proposals
    Briefing Document M.3
  • MLPA staff memo regarding asking science questions of the MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team (February 5, 2010)
    Briefing Document N.1
  • PowerPoint Presentation: Science Advisory Team and Regional Stakeholder Group: Working Together
    Briefing Document N.2
  • MLPA staff memo regarding updated summary of key guidance provided in previous MLPA study regions (January 13, 2010)
    Briefing Document O.1
  • PowerPoint Presentation: Policy Guidance from the MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force
    Briefing Document O.2