Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council
Office of External Affairs

SFBPC Fall Meeting

March 3 & 4, 2011
Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.




March 3, 2011:

Final Agenda

Federal Register Notice

1:00 P.M.

CONVENE, Welcome & Introductions

  • Thomas Dammrich, SFBPC Chair

1:10 P.M.

Fisheries Issues Committee: Mike Nussman, Chair

Discussion of the FWS Fisheries Program & SFBPC program assessment

2:10 P.M.

National Outreach and Communications Program update

RBFF activities update

Discussion of SFBPC assessment & update on activities of the Council RBFF "Measures Team"

  • Thom Dammrich, Doug Boyd and Frank Peterson Jr.

3:00 P.M


3:15 P.M.

Briefing on the Coastal Zone Management Act and Access to Coastal Waters

  • Ralph Cantral, Senior Advisor, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, NOAA Ocean Service

3:45 P.M.

Briefing on recent National Ocean Council member appointments & other National Ocean Policy activities

4:15 P.M.

Summary of Council Strategic Issues & open discussion

  • Doug Hobbs, SFBPC Coordinator

5:00 P.M.



March 4, 2011:


11:00 A.M.

CONVENE, Welcome & Introductions

  • Thomas Dammrich, SFBPC Chair


11:05 A.M.

Welcome and Update on the Final Report of America’s Great Outdoors

  • Will Shafroth, Acting Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, Department of the Interior

11:30 A.M.

Boating Issues Committee update

  • John Sprague, Chair, SFBPC Boating Issues Committee

Update and Discussion of Sport Fish Restoration Program, and Council assessment recommendations

12:15 P.M

Joint Session with Members of the NOAA Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee [Click on link to view presentation]

1:30 P.M.


1:45 P.M.

Briefing and update on the National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS) Vision Process

  • James Kurth, Deputy Chief, NWRS

2:15 P.M.

Briefing & Update on Fish and Wildlife Service Youth Initiatives

2:40 P.M.

Public comment session

Comments regarding Tread Lighly! and its "Respected Access is Open Access" campaign

  • Lori McCullough, Executive Director, Tread Lightly!, Inc.

Briefing on future implementation of the Clean Boating Act

3:10 P.M.

Open Council discussion & New business

  • Approval of SFBPC nominees to RBFF Board of Directors
  • Meeting location for August 31/September 1, 2011 meeting to be determined

4:00 P.M.





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