Public participation: On January 23 members of the public are invited to listen to the meeting using the toll-free phone number and to watch presentations via the webinar link, or may use the MLPA offices listed above to listen, watch and provide comment. On January 27 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. Both portions of the meeting may be viewed in an archived version approximately two days after the meeting.
The public will be invited by the co-chairs to offer comments on agenda action items. General comments on the work of the MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team (SAT), not directed to specific agenda items, will be taken at approximately 3:05 p.m. on Friday, January 23, 2009 and at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, January 27, 2009. Note that the general comment period is for comments specific to the MLPA SAT; comments related to the regional stakeholder group, task force or other MLPA Initiative activities should be directed to those bodies or MLPA staff. Meeting materials will not be provided at the meeting but will be posted to the MLPA website as soon as they are available. This agenda may be found on the MLPA website at www.dfg.ca.gov/mlpa/meetings_sc.asp.