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MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team
Draft Meeting Agenda: July 28, 2010

(revised July 16, 2010)

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010
9:30 a.m.
via teleconference and online meeting
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C.V. Starr Community Center*
300 South Lincoln Street
Fort Bragg, CA

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center*
921 Waterfront Drive, Room 211
Eureka, CA
California Department of Fish and Game*
4665 Lampson Avenue, Suite C
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Flynn Center*
Multipurpose Room
981 H Street
Crescent City, CA 95531

* 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 916.653.5656.

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 for more information.

 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) at approximately 12:15 p.m. Time allotted for public comment is determined by the number of requests and can range from one to three minutes per comment; 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, MLPA Regional Stakeholder Group, 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 on this page as soon as they are available.

Meeting Objectives

Meeting Agenda - Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Note: The SAT will break for lunch at approximately 11:30 a.m. and general public comment will be taken immediately after at approximately 12:15 p.m. At the discretion of the co-chairs, agenda items may be heard in any order on the day of the meeting.

 Welcome,  Introductions and  Review of Agenda

I.  Updates

  1.  North Coast Planning Progress
  2.  SAT Tribal Work Group
  3.  Experimental MPAs

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

  1.  Review of the SAT MPA Evaluation Methods Document     Motion and  Vote 
    Potential SAT Action: Approve additions to the levels of protection chapter and the executive summary
  2.  Discuss the NCRSG Round 2 Draft MPA Proposal Evaluation Summary Document for Habitat Representation, Habitat Replication, MPA Size and MPA Spacing    Motion and  Vote
    Potential SAT Action: Approve the habitat representation, habitat replication, MPA size and MPA spacing evaluations results summary document
  3.  Review and Discuss BRTF Guidance Provided at their July 21-22, 2010 meeting

III. Science Questions

  1.  Review and Discuss SAT Responses to Science Questions       Motion and  Vote
    Potential SAT Action: Approve SAT response to science questions

Wrap-up and Next Steps

  1.  Other Items


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