California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Master Contents of Transmittal Binders to the California Fish and Game Commission for the MLPA North Coast Study Region

Revised April 15, 2012

Binder 1: North Coast Recommendations, Evaluations, and Design Guidance

Marine Protected Area Proposals

 Revised NCRSG MPA Proposal (RNCP)

 North Coast Enhanced Compliance Alternative MPA Proposal (ECA)

 Proposal 0 (P0; existing MPAs)

Evaluations

Binder 2: Best Readily Available Science, Marine Protected Area Evaluation Methods, and Planning Information and Tools

Science Questions

Data, Information and Tools

 Science and Planning Tools

Binder 3: MLPA Initiative Organization, Policy Context, and Process Records

Policy Context

Statewide Interests Group (SIG)

Outreach and Education

 Tribal Outreach

  • Summary of Outreach Effort to Tribes and Tribal Communities in the MLPA North Coast Study Region (January 11, 2011)
  • Sample Outreach Letters
    • Sample outreach letter to California tribes and tribal communities during Round 2 of the MLPA Initiative’s MPA planning process (April 2, 2010)
    • Sample outreach letter to California tribes and tribal communities requesting an in-person meeting to discuss draft MPA proposals developed by the NCRSG (May 28, 2010)
    • Sample outreach letter to California tribes and tribal communities during Round 3 of the MLPA Initiative’s MPA planning process (October 5, 2010)

 North Coast News

 News Releases

  • MLPA news releases from the MLPA Initiative, California Natural Resources Agency and California Department of Fish and Game (in chronological order; news releases announcing the various MLPA Initiative group members can be found in those group sections)
    • MLPA Initiative Begins Planning Process in California's North Coast Region: Members of the public are invited to learn about redesigning California's marine protected areas (July 15, 2009)
    • MLPA Initiative Hosts Workshop on North Coast Marine Protected Area Planning: Workshop to include review of north coast MPA planning process, MarineMap training (September 22, 2009
    • Marine Life Protection Act North Coast Workshop to be Held Tuesday (September 28, 2009)
    • Public Input Sought on Draft Proposals for North Coast Marine Protected Areas (June 23, 2010)
    • MLPA Public Meeting, Information Session to be Held in Shelter Cove (August 24, 2010)
    • Statement from MLPA Initiative Executive Director Ken Wiseman Regarding Completion of Round 3 NCRSG MPA Proposal Development (September 3, 2010)
    • Task Force Approves Recommendations to Complete California's Open Coast Marine Protected Areas (October 28, 2010)