Sanctuary Advisory Council Actions

2016 Advisory Council Members

The Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council has taken the following actions.

FY2016

Resolution to Recommend MBNMS Definition of Clean Dredged Materials(163 KB PDF)

Resolution to Recommend Maintenance of Seabird Permitting Process (163 KB PDF)

Resolution to Recommend NEPA Process of Pacifica Exclusion Area (165 KB PDF)

Resolution to Recommend Consideration of Climate Impact Strategies (165 KB PDF)

Resolution to Recommend Climate Smart Adaptation Working Group Items (286 KB PDF)

Resolution to Recommend Prioritization of MWPC Training (164 KB PDF)

Resolution of the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council on the Pending Preparation by NOAA of an Environmental Assessment on Certain Proposed Coast Guard Discharges within GFNMS Sanctuary Waters (PDF, 96KB)

Resolution in support of World Heritage Site Proposal (PDF, 61 KB)

Resolution to Establish Coastal Sediment Management Working Group (62 KB PDF)

FY2015

Resolution in Support of Sanctuary Name Change (131 KB PDF)

Council Request for Report on Sanctuary Permits (127 KB PDF)

Resolution to Reinvigorate Joint Working Group on Whale Strikes (54 KB PDF)

Resolution to Create Working Group on Low Overflights and Seabird Disturbance (128 KB PDF)

Resolution in Support of Creation of New Voting Seat (127 KB PDF)

Resolution in Support of Continued Staffing of Low Overflights Working Group (127 KB PDF)

Resolution in Support of Step-Wise Process of Data Collection of Motorized Personal Watercraft Use (127 KB PDF)

Resolution Regarding the Creation of a Working Group or Subcommittee for Authorizations (126 KB PDF)

FY2014

Resolution in Support of Proposed Boundary Expansion(134 KB PDF)

Resolution Opposing Authorizarions in Proposed Boundary Expansion (51 KB PDF)

Resolution Opposing Creation of Motorized Personal Watercraft Zones in Proposed Boundary Expansion Area(15 KB PDF)

SAC adopts Working Group Report Ocean Climate Indicators: A Monitoring Inventory and Plan for Tracking Climate Change in the North-central California Coast and Ocean Region 

Resolution on Proposed USFWS Project to Eradicate Mice on Southeast Farallon Island (16 KB PDF)

FY2013

Resolution in Support of Essential Fish Habitat Proposal to Pacific Fisheries Management Council(15 KB PDF)

Resolution to Encourage Consultation with Fishermen on EFH (15 KB PDF)

Council Comment on Sanctuary Nomination Process (15 KB PDF)

Support of Proposed Introduced Species Regulations (19 KB PDF)

FY2012

SAC adopts Joint Working Group Report: Vessel Strikes and Acoustic Impacts (PDF)

SAC adopts Joint Working Group Report: Vessel Spill Response Technologies

Support of MBNMS Boundary Expansion (44 KB PDF) Site Evaluation List Re-activation Letter (52 KB PDF)

FY2011

Support of Boundary Expansion for the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries (12 KB PDF)