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Gtmnerr Management Advisory Group Meeting

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm EDT
Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection
Program Area: 
National Estuarine Research Reserves - Guana - Tolomato - Matanzas
Public Notice
Public Notice: 
St. Johns
505 Guana River Road
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

The GTMNERR Management Advisory Group (MAG) holds regular meetings on the third Wednesday of the third
month of each calendar quarter of the year. Meeting agenda items are finalized approximately two weeks prior to the
meeting. The MAG is comprised of 26 members from partnering agencies as well as twelve citizen appointees. The
purpose of the MAG is to: 1) Assist the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in an advisory capacity by
providing recommendations to DEP on matters associated with the implementation of the GTMNERR Management
Plan regarding environmental education, scientific research, and resource management strategies, which are
consistent with the mission, goals and objectives of the NERR program as specified in 15 CFR Part 921 and the
provisions of Section 315 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972; 2) Review and make recommendations to
DEP on proposals for amendments to the GTMNERR management plan; 3) Assist DEP in maintaining effective
interagency coordination and communication among federal, state, and local governmental agencies and the public
on issues regarding the management of the reserve; 4) Support the seeking of funding to provide for land acquisition,
facilities development and maintenance, scientific research, environmental monitoring, environmental education,
equipment purchases, general operations expenses, and any other purpose necessary for the effective functioning of
the reserve; and, 5) Serve as an advisory group to the GTMNERR Coastal Training Program to guide the program to
address needs of the stakeholder groups which the MAG represents.

Contact Name: 
Ellis, Brooke
Contact Phone: 
Last Modified:
September 8, 2023 - 1:43pm

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