Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary extends application period for advisory council seats

Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants to serve on its volunteer advisory council. The council provides NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries with advice and recommendations on the management of the sanctuary.

The Gray’s Reef Sanctuary Advisory council is composed of 19 members who represent a variety of community interests, including fishing, diving, conservation, science, education, state agencies, federal agencies and the public-at-large. The sanctuary is currently seeking applicants for the following seats and terms:

Citizen-At-Large, 2-year term

Conservation, 3-year term

Research (non-living resources), 3-year term

Sport Diving, 3-year term

Sport Fishing, 3-year term

The application deadline has been extended to Nov. 28. For more information, including a copy of the application, please visit the Gray’s Reef Sanctuary Advisory Council recruitment webpage at https://graysreef.noaa.gov/management/sac/council_news.html or contact Scott Kathey, Advisory Council Coordinator at scott.kathey@noaa.gov or 912-598-2381.

— The Brunswick News

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