The Reserve Advisory Council for NOAA’s Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve (now part of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument and World Heritage site) will meet on February 26 & 27, 2013.
At the meeting, the Reserve Advisory Council (RAC) will discuss and receive updates on Monument activities and Monument Management Plan review, and hear briefings on related efforts, including research initiatives and the 2012 field season
The RAC consists of 25 members representing broad stakeholder constituencies, including Native Hawaiian, research, conservation, commercial and recreational fishing, ocean-related tourism, education, and state and federal agencies. The RAC is an advisory body to NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.
The meeting will be held on O‘ahu and is open to the public.
NOAA, Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Office
6600 Kalaniana‘ole Hwy, Suite 300
Honolulu, HI 96825
A copy of the meeting agenda will be available at www.papahanaumokuakea.gov or by calling Katie Gentry at (808) 694-3936.
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