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NOAA Releases Whale Entanglement Study

Jan 29, 2019.

On December 6, 2018, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) issued its National Report On Large Whale Entanglements Confirmed in The United States in 2017. NMFS confirmed 76 cases of large whale entanglements in fishing gear or marine debris in U.S. waters last year, primarily affecting humpback whales, gray whales, minke whales, endangered blue whales…

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Whalefest Monterey 2019

Jan 14, 2019.

Whalefest Monterey 2019– Event Date: January 26th- January 27th, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Location: Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf 1 Old Fisherman’s Wharf Monterey, CA Come enjoy this free, fun and educational interactive family event which celebrates the biodiversity of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. The event features a two-day symposium with world-renowned marine…

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Peter Harper Concert to benefit Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Jan 7, 2019.

Acclaimed musician Peter Harper will donate a percentage of the proceeds from his show at Moe’s Alley January 16th, 2019 to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to hear wonderful folk music and support our sanctuary.  Hope to see you there. For more info: http://peterharper.net/about-peter/ To purchase tickets: http://peterharper.net/event/moes-alley-2/

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Monterey Bay Sustainable Hospitality Summit

Jan 4, 2019.

  Monterey Bay Sustainable Hospitality Summit As sponsors of this two-day event, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation is proud to announce the Monterey Bay Sustainable Hospitality Summit on January 10 and 11, 2019.  The Summit features site tours showcasing best practices in action on January 10th, followed by a conference featuring industry leaders on…

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Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Announces Hire of Ginaia Kelly as Chapter Director

Oct 3, 2018.
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  Contact: Marcus Reamer Strategic Communications Director, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation marcus@marinesanctuary.org 301.608.3040 x 311 MONTEREY, CA – The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (the Foundation) announces the hiring of Ginaia Kelly as chapter director of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (the Chapter). Beginning October 22, Kelly will be responsible for managing the Foundation’s local…

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Chapter Director Job Announcement

Jul 12, 2018.
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Job Announcement Chapter Director Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Monterey and Santa Cruz, California   The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (Foundation) seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as Chapter Director for the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. The Foundation seeks an individual with experience in fundraising and organizational development who has a…

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Meet the Board

May 16, 2018.
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Leon E. Panetta (Co-Chair) Secretary Leon Panetta is the chairman of the Panetta Institute for Public Policy, The Panetta Institute provides a variety of study opportunities in government, politics and public policy for the California University System. Secretary Panetta has had a fifty-year career in public service at the highest levels of Government. He served…

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Matching Gift Challenge

May 15, 2018.
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Monterey, CA – The recently established Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Foundation is dedicated to raising funds to support the long-term health of NOAA’s Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary for the two million residents spread across the five counties adjacent to the Sanctuary as well as the millions of tourists who visit the region every…

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Celebrating 25 years of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Sep 1, 2017.
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  By Alison Thompson, guest author Contact: Marcus Reamer, Strategic Communications Director, marcus@marinesanctuary.org  Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is turning 25 on September 18, 2017! Designated in 1992, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is one of the largest marine sanctuaries in the nation and is even larger than Yellowstone National Park. Some of the sanctuary’s…

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The difference between national marine sanctuaries and marine national monuments

Aug 10, 2017.
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By Alison Thompson, guest author With high diversity, resilience, and reservoirs of recreational and cultural resources, national marine sanctuaries and marine national monuments seem to be one-and-the-same.  Although they are similar in names and nature, monuments and sanctuaries are different ways of protecting the treasures within their watery borders. Our National Marine Sanctuary System is…

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