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Sanctuary Watch Vol. 3 No. 6
December 2002/January 2003

Spiny Lobster

Spiny lobsters scuttling along the ocean floor now have additional protections in the Channel Islands.

Photo: Shane Anderson

California Creates Marine Reserve in Channel Islands
• Sanctuary Managers Promote Program Around the Globe
• California Mystery Oil Spill Solved
• National Marine Sanctuary Program Joins in Korean MPA Planning Workshop
• Channel Islands Welcomes New Sanctuary Manager Christopher Mobley
• More explorations at the Portland site in Gerry. E. Studds Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
• Sanctuary Staff John C. Halas and Andrea Hrusovsky Awarded NOAA's Bronze Medal 2002
•Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Park Manager Jeff Gray Joins Search for WWII Japanese Sub
• Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Field Station for Sensor Tests
• Scenes from the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary 10th Anniversary
• "Rescuing "Beany," a California Baby Sea Lion
• Safe Havens in Half Moon Bay--the National Marine Sanctuary Program Celebrates its Newest California Field Office
• Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Student ROV Competes for Florida Prize
• U.S. Reefs Receive International Protection
• National Aquarium Gets Sanctuary Facelift
• Sanctuary Reefs on Coral Reef Task Force Agenda
• December 2002/January 2003 Calendar Highlights

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Sanctuary Watch Vol. 3 No. 5, October/November 2002

• NOAA and U.S. Navy Succeed in Recovering Monitor's Turret
• Sanctuary Confirms Site of New England's Titanic
Celebrating Monitor turret recovery
Thousands Gather for Tall ShipsTM Festival
•The National Marine Sanctuary Act Marks 30th Anniversary in 2002
• Sites Celebrating Anniversaries in 2002
• Sanctuary Studies Shipwreck Risk
• Yummy worms in Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary
• Undersea Explorer Returns to Great Lakes Sanctuary
• Flower Garden Banks Exhibit Dedicated in Louisiana
• Decorating Your Desktop with National Marine Sanctuary Photos
• Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary Hosts Marine Workshop
• Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Assesses Sanctuary Activity
• Bluefish on the Menu at Annual AFS Meeting
• October/November 2002 Highlights

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Sanctuary Watch Vol. 3 No. 4, August/September 2002

National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Discoveries
Spiegel Grove Continues its High Profile in Florida

Spiegel Grove

The Spiegel Grove on its way to becoming an artificial reef. Photo: Bernd Altmeier

Wellwood Restoration Offers Damaged Corals a Second Chance in Florida Marine Sanctuary
• Helping Latinos make a difference in ocean conservation - A Latino's perspective •Sanctuary Program's "Down Under, Out Yonder" Annual Education Workshop Honored
• Journal Features Sustainable Seas Expeditions (SSE) Research
• More Sanctuary News, All the Time: a new online NOS level publications library
• Science Sampler from Sanctuary Quest
• Voices from the Sanctuary Summer of Ocean Explorations
• Introducing Thunder Bay Sanctuary's New Manager
• National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Ocean Week Focuses Capitol Hill on Marine Issues
• Monterey Bay Goes Live inside Mystic Aquarium
• August/September Calendar Highlights

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Sanctuary Watch Vol. 3 No. 3, June/July 2002

Sanctuary Quest Ocean Explorations Head off for West Coast Sanctuaries
• National Marine Sanctuary Program Aids South Africa in Ocean Management

St.Lucia Lake, South Africa

Lake St. Lucia, South Africa. Photo: Elizabeth Moore

• Stellwagen Bank Habitat Use Monitoring
• National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Ocean Day
• Fagatele Bay Marine Sanctuary Clean Up
• Monterey Bay Student Ocean Conference
• Sanctuary Advisory Councils Meet
• NOAA Administrator's Award Given to Carol Bernthal, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary superintendent, and Elizabeth Moore, program analyst at the National Marine Sanctuary Program national headquarters
• June/July Calendar Highlights

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Sanctuary Watch Vol. 3 No. 2, April/May 2002

Oil Spills and Ship Groundings Keep Sanctuaries Busy on Both Coasts

Gray's Reef NMS's R/V Joe Ferguson honors 9/11 victim.
Photo: Greg McFall/NOAA

• National Marine Sanctuary Program Honors Victims of September 11
• Socio-economic Interviews Aid Sanctuary Management Plan Review
• Annual Research Coordinators Meeting
• Second Annual Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
• National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Plans Ocean Day on Capitol Hill
• Korean Officials Visit Sanctuaries
• April/May Calendar Highlights

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Sanctuary Watch Vol. 3 No. 1, February/March 2002

National Marine Sanctuary Funding for 2002 Unprecedented
• Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans & Atmosphere Named
• Second Annual Research Coordinators Meeting Planned for 2002
• Sanctuary Underwater Worlds Now Available through Video Telepresence
• New Sanctuary Deputy Director Named
• Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary Gives Ecosystem Report Card
• Sanctuary Staff to Contribute to Smithsonian Book
• Gold Medal for Heroism Awarded to Sanctuary Captain
• Sanctuary Senior Policy Advisor Receives Bronze Medal
•February/March Calendar Highlights

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