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The Sanctuaries determined, through an extensive public scoping and prioritization process that the following priority issues would be addressed in the review of the management plans. Please click on the issue to find out more about what was reviewed, how each issue was addressed and who was involved.

Cross-Cutting Issues
  Boundary Issues  
  Community Outreach  
  Maritime Heritage Resources  
  Ecosystem Monitoring  
Cordell Bank
  Ecosystem Protection - Site Specific Fishing Issues  
  Partnerships with Community Groups  
  Research and Monitoring  
Gulf of the Farallones
  Ecosystem Protection - Site Specific Fishing Issues  
  Introduced Species  
  Vessel Traffic  
  Water Quality  
  Wildlife Disturbance  
Monterey Bay
  Big Sur Coastal Ecosystem Plan  
  Coastal Development - Coastal Armoring  
  Coastal Development - Harbors and Dredge Disposal  
  Coastal Development - Submerged Cables  
  Ecosystem Protection - Benthic Habitats  
  Ecosystem Protection - Davidson Seamount  
  Ecosystem Protection - Emerging Issues  
  Ecosystem Protection - Incorporating Fisheries Issues Into Education & Research  
  Ecosystem Protection - Krill Harvesting  
  Ecosystem Protection - Marine Protected Areas  
  Ecosystem Protection - Southern Boundary  
  Aquatic Invasive Species  
  Interpretive Facilities  
  Multicultural Outreach - MERITO  
  Water Quality - Beach Closures and Coliform Contamination  
  Water Quality - Desalination  
  Water Quality - Memorandum of Agreement Revision  
  Water Quality - WQPP Implementation  
  Wildlife Disturbance - Marine Mammals and Seabirds  
  Wildlife Disturbance - Motorized Personal Watercraft  
  Wildlife Disturbance - Tidepool Protection  


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