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North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group, Draft Meeting Agenda: March 24-25, 2010

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 9:30 a..m.
Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 8:00 a.m.
Elk Valley Rancheria Community Center *
2332 Howland Hill Road
Crescent City, CA 95531

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* 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invited to attend the meeting in person or view and listen to the meeting via simultaneous webcasting on the Internet; an archived version will be available approximately two days after the meeting.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 12:40 p.m. on Thursday, March 25.. Speaker cards are requested and may be found at the entrance to the room. Time allotted for public comment is determined by the facilitators; 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 NCRSG; comments related to other MLPA Initiative activities or groups should be directed to those bodies or MLPA staff.

Meeting Objectives

Meeting Agenda – Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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Note: The NCRSG will break for lunch at approximately 12:10 p.m.

I.  Updates

  1.  MLPA North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group
  2.  MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force (BRTF)
  3.  MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team (SAT)
  4.  MLPA Initiative Public Outreach and Education
  5.  MPA Planning Tools

II.  Follow up from the February 8-9, 2010 NCRSG Meeting

  1.  Responses to Questions Posed to the SAT
  2. Discuss Questions from Informational Videos
  3.  Identify Areas of Geographic Importance

III. Existing MPAs and External MPA Arrays Prepared by Community Groups

  1.  Overview of Existing MPAs and External MPA Arrays

IV. Evaluation Guidelines and MPA Evaluation Results for Existing MPAs and External MPA Arrays Developed by Community Groups

  1.  Presentation of Science Guidelines from the MLPA Master Plan and Other SAT Guidance
  2.  Presentation of SAT Evaluation Methods and Round 1 Evaluation Results – Habitat Representation and Replication
  3. Presentation of SAT Evaluation Methods and Round 1 Evaluation Results – MPA Size and MPA Spacing
  4.  Presentation of Data Collection Methods, SAT Evaluation Methods and Round 1 Evaluation Results – Potential Impacts to Commercial and Recreational Fisheries
  5.  Presentation of SAT Evaluation Methods and Round 1 Evaluation Results – Bioeconomic Modeling
  6. Presentation of SAT Guidance, Evaluation Methods and Round 1 Evaluation Results – Water Quality

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