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NOAA Seeks Applicants for Lake Ontario Marine Sanctuary Advisory Panel

26-Sep-2019

Want to be on the newly established Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary Council advisory panel? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is looking to fill 15 seats that will join together to advise the NOAA on the best practices for the proposed Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary via public meetings in front of the members of the community.

The NOAA is currently seeking applications for the following seats:

-Divers/Dive Clubs/ Shipwreck Exploration (2 seats and 2 alternates)

-Education (2 seats and 2 alternates)

-Tourism (1 seat and 1 alternate)

-Economic Development (2 seats and 2 alternates)

-Recreational fishing (2 seats and 2 alternates)

-Recreational boating (1 seat and 1 alternate)

-Shoreline Property Owner (1 seat and 1 alternate)

-Maritime History and Interpretation (2 seats and 2 alternates)

-Citizen-At-Large (2 seats and 2 alternates)

Terms last for three years and applications are open now until November 1. To learn more about the council, visit sanctuaries.noaa.gov/lake-ontario/advisory.html.

Photo of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary courtesy of the NOAA.

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