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 letter for Docket ID BOEM-2017-0074
Comment from the CBNMS Advisory Council on Docket ID BOEM-2017-004
February 8, 2018

CBNMS Advisory Council motion on NOAA proposal for regulation of certain USCG discharges
December 12, 2017

CBNMS Advisory Council motion on proposed letter to NOAA Administrator on enforcement in the National Marine Sanctuary System
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
August 25, 2016

Letter of support for funding Coastal Data Information Program Buoy in CBNMS
September 4, 2015

Comment letter from the CBNMS Advisory Council on the proposed CBNMS expansion
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 
(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)
November 20, 2012

CBNMS Advisory Council motion on final recommendations of a Joint Working Group on Vessel Spills
June 7, 2012

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

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

Resolution of the CBNMS and GFNMS Advisory Councils regarding salmon declines 
April 8, 2010

Motion of the CBNMS and GFNMS Advisory Councils on a Climate Change Site Scenario 
April 8, 2010

Letter of support of the CBNMS Advisory Counil for the West Coast Twin Otter aircraft 
September 24, 2009

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

Resolution of the CBNMS Advisory Council regarding ocean acidification and West Coast National Marine Sanctuary Sites
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 
June 20, 2008

Resolution of the CBNMS Advisory Council regarding Sanctuary Boundary Modification 
September 19, 2007

Resolution of the CBNMS Advisory Council regarding a drift gillnet fishery in the Leatherback Conservation Zone 
September 26, 2006

Resolution of the CBNMS Advisory Council on seismic airgun outer continental shelf inventory activities 
January 26, 2006

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