Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 9:00 a..m. Friday, July 30, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. C.V. Starr Community Center* 300 S. Lincoln Street Fort Bragg, CA 95437
* 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. 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. In addition, the following locations will be open to the public to view and participate in the meeting remotely:
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center*, 921 Waterfront Drive, Room 211, Eureka, CA 95501
Flynn Center Multipurpose Room*, 981 H Street, Crescent City, CA 95531
Accredited media and members of the public may record MLPA North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group (NCRSG) meetings. An area will be designated in the meeting room for cameras in order to help ensure that NCRSG members can conduct their work with minimal disruption. Accredited media and members of the public interested in video or audio taping an NCRSG meeting are asked to contact the MLPA Initiative media relations team.
Public Comment: The public will be invited to provide general comments on the work of the NCRSG at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 29. 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 materials will not be provided at the meeting but will be posted to this page as they are available.
Present and discuss evaluation results for the Round 2 NCRSG draft marine protected area (MPA) proposals
Outline strategy and work plan for developing NCRSG Round 3 MPA proposal(s) , including key process guidance