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NOAA Advisory Council Seats

NOAA's Office of Marine Sanctuary seeking applicants with recreational fishing experience to fill advisory council seats

NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is seeking applicants with recreational fishing expertise to fill vacant seats on its advisory councils at Flower Garden Banks, Monitor and Stellwagen Bank national marine sanctuaries.

A sanctuary advisory council is a community-based advisory group with representatives from various user groups, government agencies, and the public at large. The role of the council is to provide advice to the sanctuary superintendent on the designation and/or operation of a national marine sanctuary. Council members include fishers, divers, teachers, boaters, business people, activists, protected area managers, scientists, and elected officials. A successful candidate for the positions noted above will advise the sanctuary superintendent on the recreational fishing perspective.

NOMINATIONS: Are due to the appropriate sanctuary council by June 30, 2015. Please find complete information, including contact and address information:


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