Monitor National Marine Sanctuary’s Advisory Council will meet virtually on Jan. 26, 2023. Members of the public are invited to attend.
The meeting agenda will be available for download from the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary website, monitor.noaa.gov. For further information, please contact Shannon Ricles, sanctuary advisory council coordinator, by email at Shannon.Ricles@noaa.gov or by phone at 757-390-8874 (cell).
- WHAT: Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
- WHEN: 26, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET. Public comment period is scheduled from 11:15 a.m. to 11:25 a.m.
- WHERE: To participate online, please use the following link: google.com/vtx-qupi-enc
If you are unable to participate online, you can connect to the meeting by phone using: (US) +1 417-448-6167 PIN: 878 642 745#
The advisory council was established in 2005 to assure continuous public participation in the management of the sanctuary and to provide advice to the sanctuary superintendent on cultural resource protection, critical issues involving sanctuary use or resources, sanctuary research objectives, and education and outreach programs. The council represents a variety of local user groups, the general public, and state and federal government agencies.
Managed by NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary was designated in 1975 to protect the wreck of the famed Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, which sank during a storm 16 miles off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina in 1862.