Office of Policy

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MAFAC Meeting October 2010

October 19-21, 2010
Historic Inns of Annapolis, Annapolis, Maryland


BP Deepwater Horizon - status update

Science enterprise

Natural Resources Damage Assessment (NRDA) activities

Other updates

  • The “Mabus Report:” America's Gulf Coast: A Long Term Recovery Plan after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (Click here for report and associated documents)
  • Recovery Resource Guide for the Gulf Coast (Click here)
  • Current Federal Fisheries Closure and Other Information (Click here for NMFS website)

MAFAC Administration

  • Nominations
  • Time, Place, Agenda topics-next meeting
  • Committee assignments
  • Action items update

Budget and Strategic Planning

National Ocean Policy and Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP)

NOAA's Law Enforcement update and compliance assistance program

Marine habitats assessments

Critical habitat designation process

Current and future NMFS services to stakeholders

College Creek Living Shoreline Restoration Site

Subcommittees and Workgroups

Recreational Fisheries

Strategic Planning, Budget and Program Management

Ecosystem Management

Protected Resources




Federal Register Notice

Meeting Overview & Recommendations