[Coral-List] Announcement of the Oct. 2003 USCRTF Meeting

Lindsey C Williams Lindsey.C.Williams at noaa.gov
Wed Sep 3 17:06:22 EDT 2003

Announcement of the October 2003 United States Coral Reef Task Force

The U.S. Departments of Commerce and Interior, and the Governments of
the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and Guam
announce the Fall 2003 meeting of the United States Coral Reef Task

DATE AND LOCATION (all times Chamorro Standard Time):
Part I – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm, Dai Ichi Hotel, Garapan, Saipan, CNMI,
Oct. 3, 2003;
Part II – 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hilton Guam Resort & Spa, Tumon Bay, Guam,
Oct. 6, 2003.

During the October 2003 public meeting, the CRTF will:
*discuss implementation of the National Coral Reef Action Strategy
*recognize significant contributions to coral reef conservation
*discuss implementation and development of 3-year Local Action
*accept public comments (afternoons of Oct. 3rd (in CNMI) and Oct. 6th
(in Guam)).

A draft agenda, meeting and exhibit registration, travel information,
meeting updates, and information on additional events associated with
the meeting can be found on the web at

CONTACT PERSONS FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Organizations and individuals
based outside of Guam and CNMI wishing to register for public comments,
submit written statements or to obtain additional information should

Lisa Dawson
Coral Reef Conservation Program
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Office of Response and Restoration, N/ORR
1305 East West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone (301) 713 – 2989 x105
Fax (301) 713-4389
E-mail: coralreef at noaa.gov, subject: USCRTF meeting

Organizations or individuals in Guam and CNMI should contact:

Becky Cruz Lizama, CNMI Point of Contact
Coastal Resources Management Office
Office of the Governor
P.O. Box 10007
Saipan, MP 96950
Telephone: (670) 664-8305
Email:  crm.permit at saipan.com, subject:  USCRTF meeting

The extended announcement of this meeting was published in the Federal
Register on September 3, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 170), page 52837.  The
Notice is available online via GPO Access www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/ or at

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