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The Draft Management Plans (DMP) for the Cordell Bank, Gulf of the Farallones and Monterey Bay national marine sanctuaries focus on key issues and opportunities affecting the three sanctuaries. The draft plans contain information about each sanctuary’s environment, priority management issues and actions proposed to address them, regulations, staffing and administration, operational and programmatic costs, and performance measures. They address important sanctuary programs such as public awareness and understanding, conservation science, water quality, emergency response and enforcement, and maritime heritage. The draft plans, released in October 2006, represent a major revision of each site’s original management plan and are the result of several years of study, planning, and extensive public input.


Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary
Draft Management Plan

Section 1: (pages 0-22):

  • Joint Management Plan Review Study Map • Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Map • Executive Summary • Introduction Overview of JMPR Process • Sanctuary Setting

Section II (pages 23-99):

  • Site Specific Actions Plans: Education and Outreach • Ecosystem Protection • Partnerships with Community Groups • Conservation Science • Administration

Section III: (pages 101-155):

  • Cross Cutting Action Plans: Administration and Operations • Community Outreach • Ecosystem Monitoring • Maritime Heritage • Northern Management Area Transition Plan

Appendices: (pages 157-244)

  • Appendix I: Program Area Overview Matrices
  • Appendix II: Ecosystem Protection Implementation Plans
  • Appendix III: Additional Appendices
    • Appendix IIIA: Jurisdictional Authorities
    • Appendix IIIB: Glossary of Terms
    • Appendix IIIC: Acronyms
    • Appendix IIID: Proposed Revised Designation Document
    • Appendix IIIE: Proposed New Sanctuary Regulations
    • Appendix IIIF: National Marine Sanctuaries Act
    • Appendix IIIG: Species List
Complete Cordell Bank Draft Management Plan 5.4MB

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