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NOAA'S Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Seeks Advisory Council Applicants

Reserve Advisory Council members.
Reserve Advisory Council members. Credit: Andy Collins

NOAA's Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve, part of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, is seeking applicants for six seats on its advisory council. The council provides advice and recommendations to the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, a division of the National Ocean Service, and ensures public participation in management of the country's largest marine conservation area. "As members of our community, the advisory council plays an important role in the protection and management of our vital marine resources," said Allen Tom, Pacific Islands Regional Director for the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. "We look forward to working with our new members."

Click Here to view the Press Release (266kb pdf).

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 30, 2012. To receive an application, or for further information, please contact the Reserve Advisory Council Coordinator Wesley Byers via e-mail at wesley.byers@noaa.gov, by phone at 808.694.3920, or by mail at Wesley Byers, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Pacific Island Region, 6600 Kalanianaʻole Hwy, #300, Honolulu, HI 96825.

Click Here to download an application (147kb pdf).

Click Here to view the Council Charter (3.1mb pdf).