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MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team
Draft Meeting Agenda: March 16-17, 2010

(revised March 12, 2010)

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.

Red Lion Hotel Eureka*
1929 Fourth Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Public Participation: Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting in person or may 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:

C.V. Starr Community Center*
300 South Lincoln Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
  Crescent Fire Protection District*
255 W. Washington Street
Crescent City, CA 95531

Public Comment: The public will be invited to provide general comment on subjects related to the work of the MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team (SAT) on Wednesday, March 17 at approximately 12:25 p.m. Speaker cards are requested and may be found at the entrance to the room. Time allotted for public comment is determined by the chair; 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 SAT; comments related to the MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force, or other MLPA Initiative activities should be directed to the task force or MLPA staff.

Meeting Materials: Meeting materials will not be provided at the meeting but will be posted on this page as soon as they are available.

* 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         800.735.2929 (TT) or               800.735.2922         800.735.2922 (voice) or contact the California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative at               916.654.1885         916.654.1885.

Meeting Objectives

Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Note: General public comment will be taken on Wednesday, March 17 at approximately 12:25 p.m. At the discretion of the co-chairs, agenda items may be heard in any order and on either day of the meeting.

 Welcome, Introductions and Review of Agenda

I. MLPA Initiative North Coast Process Updates

  1.  North Coast Planning Progress
  2.  MLPA Tribal Policy Work Group

    Briefing Document B.1: I-Team memo regarding legal guidance from the California Department of Fish and Game and California Fish and Game Commission Staff (February 19, 2010)

  3.  SAT Tribal Work Group
  4.  SAT Responses to Science Questions
  5.  North Coast Habitat Data

II.  MPA Design Guidelines and Evaluation Methods for the MLPA North Coast Study Region

  1.  Review and Discuss SAT Evaluation Methods for the MLPA North Coast Study Region (it is anticipated this item will be discussed on both days of the meeting)
     Potential SAT Action: Approve the SAT draft evaluation methods document for the north coast

    Briefing Document F.1:   Draft Methods Used to Evaluate MPA Proposals in the MLPA North Coast Study Region (March 4, 2010)

III. SAT Evaluations of Existing MPAs and North Coast External MPA Arrays

  1.  Overview of Existing MPAs and External MPA Arrays

    Briefing Document G.1:        Overview Maps of Existing MPAs and External MPA Arrays for the MLPA North Coast Study Region
    Briefing Document G.2:        PowerPoint Presentation: Overview of the MLPA North Coast Study Region External MPA Arrays - Handout Placeholder

  2.  Review and Discuss the Habitat Representation and Habitat Replication Evaluation Results
     Potential SAT Action: Approve the habitat representation and habitat replication evaluation results and presentation

    Briefing Document H.1:        PowerPoint Presentation: Draft Habitat Evaluations of the North Coast Study Region External MPA Array Proposals – Handout Placeholder

  3.  Review and Discuss the MPA Size and MPA Spacing Evaluation Results
     Potential SAT Action: Approve the MPA size and MPA spacing evaluation results and presentation

    Briefing Document I.1:  PowerPoint Presentation: Draft Size and Spacing Evaluations of the North Coast Study Region External MPA Array Proposals – Handout Placeholder

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