Via The Tribune
"Volunteers are needed to fill 18 seats on the advisory council for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, one of the largest marine sanctuaries in the country.
The marine sanctuary stretches along 276 miles of coastline from Cambria to north of San Francisco, encompassing 6,094 square miles of ocean.
The council’s 20 participants include 13 primary and alternate members, plus seven representatives of governmental agencies. Members are selected based on their expertise and experience, community and professional affiliations, and knowledge regarding the protection and management of marine resources. Applications to serve on the council are due by Feb. 29."