MAFAC Comments on the NOAA Fisheries Service Habitat Enterprise Strategic Plan for 2016 to 2020

January 26, 2018

Finalized November 2015

MAFAC examined NOAA’s draft Habitat Enterprise Strategic Plan in November 2015 and provided detailed comments on the ambitious scope of the plan, its specific goals, and strategies. MAFAC supported the emphasis on improving resiliency, recommended more emphasis on the socio-economic importance of marine resource-based coastal communities and their reliance on coastal fisheries, and supported the importance of public engagement and leveraging regional partnerships and collaboration to meet habitat goals, among other specific comments.

This report is Appendix A of the MAFAC Resilience Report

 

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Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee