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Marine Sanctuary officials meet in La Push

 

NOAA’s Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary (OCNMS) will host a meeting of the Sanctuary Advisory Council tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 20.  

 

The agenda includes a presentation on the Lake Ozette sockeye recovery plan and implementation, final reports and recommendations from the Ocean Acidification Working Group and Youth Seat Subcommittee, an overview of ongoing work by Quileute Department of Natural Resources, a briefing on wilderness marine debris efforts, and a background and update on the sanctuary’s research and monitoring vessel. 

 

The meeting is open to the public, with public comment at 2:45 p.m.

 

The meeting will be in the Quileute Tribal Administration Office west wing, beginning at 9:50 a.m.

 

For more, contact Karlyn Langjahr at karlyn.langjahr@noaa.gov or visit the Advisory Council website olympiccoast.noaa.gov/involved/sac/sac_welcome.html where a draft meeting agenda will be posted.

 

The Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council provides advice and recommendations on managing and protecting the sanctuary. The council is composed 22 seats representing various local and regional organizations and agencies serving in a volunteer capacity.


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