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CALIFORNIA MLPA INITIATIVE

CALIFORNIA MARINE LIFE PROTECTION ACT INITIATIVE

MASTER PLAN SCIENCE ADVISORY TEAM (SAT)

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CALIFORNIA MLPA INITIATIVE MASTER PLAN
SCIENCE ADVISORY TEAM
DRAFT MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, June 26, 2007
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Aviation Library and Museum
International Terminal
San Francisco International Airport

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Meeting Objectives

 


1. Welcome, introductions, and review of agenda: 9:30 a.m.
John Ugoretz, Marine Habitat Conservation Program Manager, California Department of Fish and Game
Ken Wiseman, Executive Director, MLPA Initiative

2. SAT charter and draft operating guidelines: 10:00 a.m.

  1. Review SAT charge - questions from SAT members
  2. Review draft operating guidelines - SAT edits and potential adoption
  3. Select SAT chair(s) 
  4. Motion to adopt
  5.   Select North Central Coast Science Sub-team

Break: 11:00 a.m.

3. Master Plan guidance on MPA design: 11:15 a.m.

  1. Review and discuss SAT guidance
  2. Discuss areas needing new guidance based on differences in study regions
  3. Determine process for developing new guidance, if necessary

Lunch: 12:00 p.m. - provided for SAT members and staff onsite (food court nearby for the public)

  3. Continued discussion of Master Plan guidance: 1:00 p.m.

4. SAT criteria for reviewing MPA proposals: 1:30 p.m.

  1. Demonstration of proposal review from central coast process
  2. Presentation on automating proposal review
  3. Discussion of potential additional review criteria and methods

Break: 2:30 p.m.

5. Evaluation of existing north central coast MPAs: 2:45 p.m.

  1. Presentation of review based on existing criteria and framework
  2. Discussion of additional review and modeling possibilities

6. Public Comment: 3:30 p.m.
Public comment may be allowed at other times during the meeting at the discretion of the chair.

7. Wrap up and next steps: 3:45 p.m.

  1. Motion to adopt operating guidelines
  2. Meeting schedule for future SAT and associated meetings

Adjourn: 4:00 p.m.