Olympic Coast Ocean Acidification Sentinel Site Symposium on May 10-11

NOAA’s Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is hosting the Olympic Coast Ocean Acidification Sentinel Site (OASeS) Symposium to share information, generate solutions, and address work plan actions related to policy, management, science, education, and outreach needs of the region regarding changing ocean conditions. 

DATE: May 10-11, 2022 
TIME: May 10: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. PDTMay 11: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. PDT
LOCATION:   Virtual attendance through a live stream Join meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone:https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/934726957 or:+1 (872) 240-3412 Access Code: 934-726-957

The Office of National Marine Sanctuaries formally designated Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary as an Ocean Acidification Sentinel Site in November of 2019. The four Coastal Treaty Tribes who are sustained by these waters – the Hoh, Makah, Quileute, and the Quinault Indian Nation – together with the state of Washington, support this designation for the Washington coast. A roundtable-style steering committee guides Sentinel Site activities and ensures broad representation of coastal resource manager and stakeholder interests.

The Sentinel Site informs resource managers and coastal communities about the impacts of ocean acidification on their marine resources, cultures, communities, and economies to ensure they are prepared for a changing ocean. Climate change effects are the biggest threats to the condition of the sanctuary, as identified in the recently completed condition report

For more information or to obtain a copy of the agenda, contact Katie Wrubel 360-406-2081, mailto:Katie.Wrubel@noaa.gov .

On the Web:

NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries: http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov

NOAA’s Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary: http://olympiccoast@noaa.gov

Jacqueline Laverdure  (she / her / hers)

Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary

Education and Outreach Coordinator

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