Friday, February 9, 2018

Webinar Series: Marine Protected Area Management and the Role of Federal Agencies, States and the Public

Hosted by AFWA’s Ocean Resources Policy Committee

Please join us this Tuesday, February 13th , from 2-3:30ET for the third and final installment in the AFWA webinar series on U.S. marine protected area (MPA) programs. Tuesday’s webinar will be focusing on MPA Programs at the Department of Interior.

Each webinar in this series will feature presentations on individual federal agency MPA programs and will discuss legal authorities, program objectives, designation processes, management approaches, relationships with state governments, stakeholder engagement and public involvement. The webinars will be formatted to allow for interactive discussion and questions with the federal agency representatives after each formal presentation. Please see the attached invitation and below for more information how to join the discussion!

In the event you were not able to join us for the first two webinars in this series you may view them by following the links below:

MPA's 101

Marine Protected Area Programs at NOAA

Upcoming Webinar: Marine Protected Area Programs at DOI

February 13th, 2:00-3:30 ET

Samantha Brooke - Coastal & Marine Team Lead, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Pete Leary - Marine Program Coordinator, National Wildlife Refuge System, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Cliff McCreedy - Marine Resource Management Specialist, Ocean and Coastal Resources Branch, National Park Service.

This webinar will include presentations on coastal and marine National Parks, National Wildlife Refuges and Marine National Monuments.

How to Join:

After registering via the link above, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please feel free to forward the information about this webinar series to any of your colleagues who may have an interest in this topic!

Contact Devin DeMario ( or 202-838-2562) with any questions or concerns.