Appendix C
Agenda: Meeting of the Committee on Best Practices for Shellfish Mariculture and the Effects of Commercial Activities in Drakes Estero, Pt. Reyes National Seashore, California

Acqua Hotel

Mill Valley, CA

September 4-5, 2008


Thursday, September 4

10:00 AM

Welcome and introductions—Pete Peterson, chair, and Susan Roberts and Jodi Bostrom, study directors

10:15 AM

Request for NRC study—Jon Jarvis, National Park Service

10:30 AM

Models for harbor seal counts in Drakes Estero—Ben Becker, National Park Service

11:00 AM

Request for NRC study: issues of concern—Corey Goodman, Marshall, CA

11:45 AM

Discussion

12:00 PM

WORKING LUNCH – Discussion of morning presentations

1:00 PM

Potential Effects of Oyster Mariculture on the Natural Resources of Drakes Estero—John Dixon, California Coastal Commission

1:30 PM

Drakes Estero Mariculture, Past and Present, a California Department of Fish and Game Perspective—Tom Moore, California Department of Fish and Game



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Appendix C Agenda: Meeting of the Committee on Best Practices for Shellfish Mariculture and the Effects of Commercial Activities in Drakes Estero, Pt. Reyes National Seashore, California Acqua Hotel Mill Valley, CA September 4-5, 2008 Thursday, September 4 10:00 AM Welcome and introductions—Pete Peterson, chair, and Susan Roberts and Jodi Bostrom, study directors 10:15 AM Request for NRC study—Jon Jarvis, National Park Service 10:30 AM Models for harbor seal counts in Drakes Estero—Ben Becker, National Park Service 11:00 AM Request for NRC study: issues of concern—Corey Goodman, Marshall, CA 11:45 AM Discussion 12:00 PM WORKING LUNCH – Discussion of morning presentations 1:00 PM Potential Effects of Oyster Mariculture on the Natural Resources of Drakes Estero—John Dixon, California Coastal Commission 1:30 PM Drakes Estero Mariculture, Past and Present, a California Department of Fish and Game Perspective—Tom Moore, California Department of Fish and Game 

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 APPENDIX C 2:00 PM Marine Mammal Population Monitoring—Grey Pendleton, Alaska Department of Fish and Game (joining by teleconference) 2:30 PM The Oceanography of Drakes Estero – Residence Times, Flushing and Fluxes – Towards an Estimate of Carrying Capacity—John Largier, Bodega Bay Marine Laboratory 3:00 PM BREAK 3:30 PM Connections among Shellfish Mariculture, Seagrass, and Invasive Species—Susan Williams, Bodega Bay Marine Laboratory 4:00 PM Experimental Determination of the Ecological Impacts of Commercial Oyster Mariculture on Eelgrass and Invertebrate Communities in Humboldt Bay, CA—Steve Rumrill, South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve 4:30 PM Responses to presentations from Ben Becker and Corey Goodman 5:00 PM Discussion and public comments 6:00 PM Meeting adjourns for the day Friday, September 5 Field trip to Pt. Reyes 8:30 AM Drakes Bay Oyster Company, Pt. Reyes National Seashore Boat tour of Drakes Estero and walking tour of Drakes Bay Oyster Company 12:30 PM Adjourn open session