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NOAA Seeks Volunteers for Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council
The Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, part of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is seeking applications for the following vacant seats on the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Citizen at Large--Middle Keys (alternate); Diving--Upper Keys (member); Fishing--Recreational (alternate); and Tourism--Upper Keys (alternate).

Applicants for these Council seats will be selected based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve 3-year terms.

Applications are due by March 23, 2009. Application kits may be obtained from Lilli Ferguson, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, 33 East Quay Rd., Key West, FL 33040. Completed applications should be sent to the same address.

For more information contact Lilli Ferguson, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, 33 East Quay Rd., Key West, FL 33040; (305) 292-0311 x245;

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