Sanctuary Advisory Council Actions

Council members seated around tables set in a U shape in the ballroom at FGBNMS headquarters

The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council has taken the following actions.

2018

Council Recommendation for Sanctuary Expansion, May 2018

2017

Boundary Expansion Working Group Meeting Agenda, May 23, 2017 (132kb pdf)

Letter of Response to House Committee Hearing, May 17, 2017 (817kb pdf)

Boundary Expansion Working Group Meeting Agenda, May 11, 2017 (222kb pdf)

Boundary Expansion Working Group Meeting Agenda, April 27, 2017 (91kb pdf)

Boundary Expansion Working Group Meeting Agenda, April 13, 2017 (223kb pdf)

Enforcement Discussion Panel Letter, February 22, 2017 (346kb pdf)

Resolution Regarding Single-Use Plastic Bags in Galveston, TX (75kb pdf)

2014

Recognition of Service, Jennifer Morgan (47kb pdf)

Support for the Creation of the Lone Star Coastal National Recreation Area and Partnership with the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary (316kb pdf)

2013

Council Recommendation Regarding the Disposition of HI-A-389-A (1.2MB pdf)

2012

Letter of Support for Site Evaluation List (SEL) Reactivation (55kb pdf)

ONMS Response to SEL Reactivation Letter (360kb pdf)

Letter to Support the listing of FGBNMS as part of the Special Protected Areas and Wildlife (SPAW) Protocol (333kb pdf)

Artificial Reef Online Survey Results (452kb pdf)

2011

Letter of Support for National Marine Sanctuary Act (NMSA) Reauthorization (778kb pdf)

NOAA Response to NMSA Reauthorization Letter (283kb pdf)

2010

Council Resolution on Ocean Acidification (138kb pdf)

Ocean Acidification Resolutions Sanctuary Advisory Council Recommendations to NOAA 2008-2010 (2.5MB pdf)

2009

Council letter to ONMS Director regarding funding for R/V Manta (364kb pdf)

ONMS Response to R/V Manta funding letter (264kb pdf)

Council Charter Revisions (22kb pdf)

2007

Council Boundary Expansion Recommendation (3.6MB pdf)

Council Resolution on the potential for further threats to Bright Bank (339kb pdf)

2006

FGBNMS Goals and Objectives, Sanctuary Advisory Council DRAFT (190kb pdf)