National marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers closed to the public; waters remain open

NOAA's national marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers are closed to the public while the waters remain open for responsible use in accordance with CDC guidance and local regulations. More information on the response from NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries can be found on

Management Plan Review Calendar

Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting
The Sanctuary Advisory Counciil Meeting will be in The Hull Room, Charlestown Naval Yard, Boston, MA on October 22, 2008. Click here for agenda.


Public Meeting Schedule
Draft Management Plan Rollout
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Note on Public Meeting Transcripts:
The files are PDFs of the court reporter transcripts. To view the transcript please download it and open it with Acrobat Reader. You can search the document by keyword or name using Acrobat Reader.

THURSDAY, 5 JUNE (6:30-9:30) Transcript
University of Southern Maine Law School
Talbot Lecture Hall
88 Bedford Street, Portland, ME
Tel: 207.780.4141

MONDAY, 9 JUNE (6:30-9:30) Transcript
Gordon College
Lane Student Center, President’s Dining Room
255 Grapevine Road, Wenham, MA
Tel: 978.927.2300

TUESDAY, 10 JUNE (6:30-9:30) Transcript
Boston University, School of Management
4th Floor, Rooms 426 and 428
595 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA
Tel: 617.353.9720

WEDNESDAY, 11 JUNE (6:30-9:30) Transcript
Hilton Garden Inn Plymouth
Plymouth Rooms 1 and 2
Four Home Depot Drive, Plymouth, MA
Tel: 508-830-0200

THURSDAY, 12 JUNE (6:30-9:30) Transcript
Cape Codder Resort
JFK Ballrooms 2 and 3
1225 Iyanough Road, Route 132 & Bearse's Way, Hyannis, MA
Tel: 508.771.3000

MONDAY, 16 JUNE (6:30-9:30) Transcript
Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel
Harbor’s Edge Room
250 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH
Tel: 603.431.2300

TUESDAY, 17 JUNE (6:30-9:30) Transcript
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
Woodland Common
285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth, MA
Tel: 508.999.8000

THURSDAY, 19 JUNE (6:30-9:30)
Mystic Aquarium
Main Exhibit Hall
55 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, CT
Tel: 860.572.5955



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