Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 30, 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. Members of the public who wish to videotape or audiotape the meeting are allowed only in designated areas so as to avoid disrupting 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
Flynn Center Multipurpose Room * 981 H 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) onWednesday, June 30at approximately 12:20 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 (TT) or 800.735.2922 (voice) or contact the California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative at 916.654.1885.
Receive updates on the MLPA North Coast Study Region marine protected area (MPA) planning process
Review and potentially approve additions to the evaluation methods document for marine birds and mammals, habitat representation and replication, and bioeconomic modeling
Review and potentially adopt the SAT evaluations of the North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group (NCRSG) Round 2 MPA proposals
Review and potentially approve SAT responses to science questions
Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Note: General public comment will be taken on Wednesday, June 30 at approximately 12:20 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
North Coast Planning Progress
SAT Tribal Work Group
II. MPA Design Guidelines and Evaluation Methods for the MLPA North Coast Study Region
Review and Discuss Additions to the Marine Birds and Marine Mammals Evaluation Methods Potential SAT Action: Approve additions to the SAT evaluation methods for marine birds and marine mammals Motion and Vote
Review and Discuss Additions to the Habitat Representation and Habitat Replication Evaluation Methods Potential SAT Action: Approve additions to the SAT evaluation methods for habitat representation and habitat replication
Review and Discuss Additions to the Bioeconomic Model Evaluation Methods Potential SAT Action: Approve additions to the SAT evaluation methods for bioeconomic modeling
III. SAT Evaluations of North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group Round 2 Draft MPA proposals
Overview of North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group Round 2 Draft MPA proposals
Review and Discuss the Water Quality Evaluation Results Motion and Vote Potential SAT Action: Approve the summary of water quality evaluation results
Review and Discuss the Marine Birds and Marine Mammals Evaluation Results Motion and Vote Potential SAT Action: Approve the summary of marine birds and mammals evaluation results