[Coral-List] Public Comment Opportunity: NOAA CRCP Goals and Objectives
Kacky.Andrews at noaa.gov
Fri Mar 27 16:23:09 EDT 2009
The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) Draft Threat-Based and
International Goals and Objectives are available for public comment,
March 27 – April 24, 2009.
Your comments are important to us and will help inform the Final Goals
and Objectives for the CRCP. Comments received will be forwarded to the
appropriate working group (Fishing Impacts, Land-Based Sources of
Pollution, Climate Change, and International) for consideration and
incorporation into the final document as appropriate.
When providing comment, we are particularly interested in the following:
• Are the Goals and Objectives at the appropriate scale (20-year Goals
and 5-year Objectives)?
• Are there significant gaps?
• Are the Goals and Objectives sufficiently focused to achieve
measurable improvement in coral reef ecosystem condition?
• Identify which objectives you feel should be the top priority for the
For more information, directions on how to provide public comment and to
access the Draft documents, please visit the CRCP Web site at
Please submit comments to crcp.roadmap at noaa.gov no later than April 24,
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