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The Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS) is releasing the Final Environmental Impact Statement, the Final Management Plans and the Final Rule for Cordell Bank, Gulf of the Farallones, and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaries after extensive public input, issue prioritization, and recommendations from each site's Sanctuary Advisory Council. See the press release here.

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Final Rule on CBNMS, GFNMS & MBNMS Regulations
(326KB PDF*)
Summary & Comparison of New Regulations in the CBNMS, GFNMS & MBNMS
(548KB PDF*)
Cordell Bank NMS Final Management Plan
(3.2MB PDF*)
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Gulf of the Farallones NMS Final Management Plan
(5.8MB PDF*)
Monterey Bay NMS Final Management Plan
(30MB PDF*)
Final Environmental Impact Statement
(7.8MB PDF*)


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