NOAA to present Florida Keys draft restoration plan

Meeting open to public, streamed live online
August 12, 2019 NOAA will present its draft proposal to restore the Florida Keys marine ecosystem during the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary advisory council meeting on Tue., Aug. 20 in Marathon, Florida. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. and is open to the public.
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

The plan, known as the Restoration Blueprint, seeks to address long-term declines to the Florida Keys’ marine resources as well as ongoing and emerging threats due to increased use and changing ocean conditions. It includes NOAA’s proposed changes to the sanctuary’s boundary, marine zones, regulations and management plan.

An agenda is posted at This meeting will also be streamed live on YouTube on the FKNMS Sanctuary Advisory Council (SAC) channel

Sanctuary Advisory Council meeting to discuss the Florida Keys sanctuary draft environmental impact statement, known as the Restoration Blueprint.

Tue., Aug. 20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Isla Bella Beach Resort
1 Knights Key Boulevard
Marathon, Florida  33050

YouTube: FKNMS Sanctuary Advisory Council (SAC)


Gena Parsons, 305-809-4694
Beth Dieveney, 305-809-4710