A public meeting will be held at Gloucester Point at 5 p.m. next Thursday, Sept. 18, as part of the federal performance evaluation of the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Virginia.
CBNERR is a multi-component reserve located along the salinity gradient of the York River estuary. Reserve components include Sweet Hall Marsh, Taskinas Creek, Catlett Islands and Goodwin Islands. CBNERR is managed on a daily basis by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.
The meeting will be held in Wilson House, 7581 Spencer Road, on the VIMS campus. The purpose of the meeting is to receive public comments regarding the operation and implementation of CBNERRVA, said Sandra Y. Erdle, its coastal training program coordinator.
Written comments are encouraged, a release said, and should be sent to Carrie Hall, National Policy and Evaluation Division, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, NOS/NOAA, 1305 East-West Highway, 10th Floor, N/ORM7, Silver Spring, Md. 20902 or e-ma...
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