Sanctuary Advisory Council Actions

photo of humpback whale tail
Juvenile Rockfish on invertebrate covered rocky reef in Cordell Bank. Credit: NOAA

Council members may communicate with the Department of Commerce, NOS, NOAA and other agencies via letters, resolutions or motions. Below are non-administrative actions of the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council.

CBNMS Advisory Council motion on proposed letter to NOAA Administrator on enforcement in the National Marine Sanctuary System (10k pdf)
February 2, 2017

Joint letter of support for the California Current Conservation Complex World Heritage Site Proposal from the Advisory Councils for Cordell Bank and Greater Farallones national marine sanctuaries (430k pdf)
August 25, 2016

Letter of support for funding Coastal Data Information Program Buoy in CBNMS (823k pdf)
September 4, 2015

Comment letter from the CBNMS Advisory Council on the proposed CBNMS expansion (316k pdf)
June 26, 2014

Joint Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee and National Marine Sanctuaries Advisory Councils Call to Action on Sustaining America's Most Treasured Ocean Places for Recreation and Stewardship (277k pdf)
(version signed by all chairs on different dates)
June 4, 2014 (date signed by CBNMS Advisory Council Chair)

Letter of support of the CBNMS Advisory Council for the reactivation of the National Marine Sanctuaries Site Evaluation List (SEL) (144k pdf)
November 20, 2012

CBNMS Advisory Council motion on final recommendations of a Joint Working Group on Vessel Spills (66k pdf)
June 7, 2012

CBNMS Advisory Council motion on final recommendations of a Joint Working Group on Vessel Strikes and Acoustic Impacts (64k pdf)
June 7, 2012

Letter of support of the CBNMS Advisory Council for California Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program (144k pdf)
April 27, 2012

Resolution of the CBNMS and GFNMS Advisory Councils regarding salmon declines (60k pdf)
April 8, 2010

Motion of the CBNMS and GFNMS Advisory Councils on a Climate Change Site Scenario (52k pdf)
April 8, 2010

Letter of support of the CBNMS Advisory Counil for the West Coast Twin Otter aircraft (80k pdf)
September 24, 2009

Resolution of the CBNMS Advisory Council on a longline exempted fishing permit and potential impacts to West Coast sea turtles (76k pdf)
September 24, 2009

Resolution of the CBNMS Advisory Council regarding ocean acidification and West Coast National Marine Sanctuary Sites (72k pdf)
April 7, 2009

Letter of support of the CBNMS Advisory Council prohibiting the commercial harvest of all species of krill by any fishing vessel operating in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) off the West Coast (80k pdf)
June 20, 2008

Resolution of the CBNMS Advisory Council regarding Sanctuary Boundary Modification  (164k pdf)
September 19, 2007

Resolution of the CBNMS Advisory Council regarding a drift gillnet fishery in the Leatherback Conservation Zone (80k pdf)
September 26, 2006

Resolution of the CBNMS Advisory Council on seismic airgun outer continental shelf inventory activities (168k pdf)
January 26, 2006

Non-administrative actions from 2002-2005 may be found in the meeting minutes.