Pre-BRTF Potluck July 20th

Hello All,

Hope everyone is doing well and getting prepared for our next round of MLPA meetings, thankfully (for us) they are in Fort Bragg this month which means we must have another potluck! Unfortunately, abalone season is closed the month of July so we will have to suffer with all the other good food all of you will be bringing!

Here are the details please feel free to pass around this is an opportunity to learn about the MLPA meetings that will be going on the next two days and hang out with each other before we have to sit all day!

Mendocino Community Potluck II
Tuesday July 20th
Learn more about the MLPA

5-8 p.m (drop by anytime!)

St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal
Church Fort Bragg
201 East Fir Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437-3110
(707) 964-1900

We would appreciate it if everyone could help out by bringing food in the following manner;

* We understand there will attendees traveling into Fort Bragg on Tuesday, so no pressure in bringing a homemade dish (unless you want to!). Chips and salsa, beverages, etc. are just fine

* Last name A-G Bring an appetizer
* Last name H-P bring a dessert
* Last name Q-Z Bring a main dish

* If anyone would like to help with set up and tear down please contact me by email

Don’t forget that the BRTF will be taking public comment at approximately 4pm Wednesday at the CV Star Center!

We hope to see everyone there! Have a great weekend.


Autumn Bremer

REMINDER: Comments on north coast Round 2 draft MPA proposals

Who: Interested members of the public

What: Provide input on Round 2 draft marine protected area (MPA) proposals for the north coast developed by the MLPA North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group

When: Comments will be most helpful if received no later than today, July 14, so the information can be distributed to task force members and stakeholders prior to the start of Round 3 (comments will continue to be accepted but may not be received prior to deliberations beginning for Round 3)

Where: Provide comments by visiting where an online form is available or by sending them via email ( Additionally, print copies of the comment forms are available at local libraries and government offices; forms can be mailed or faxed to the MLPA Initiative office
(c/o California Natural Resources Agency, 1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1311, Sacramento, CA 95814)

July 21-22, 2010 BRTF meeting and draft agenda

Who: MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force

What: Seventh meeting

When: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. and Thursday, July 22 at 8:30 a.m.

Where: C.V. Starr Community Center: 300 South Lincoln Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
and on the day of the meeting (for viewing or listening only) via
simultaneous webcast at

Note that two public access locations (Crescent City and Eureka) will be set up for the public to view the meeting webcast and participate in public comment; details will be sent the week of July 12.
Agenda and Briefing Documents