- August 2014 Marine Life Webinar
- Fall 2014 Public Meetings
- June 2014 RPB Meeting
- June 2015 RPB Meeting
- November 2014 RPB Meeting
- October 2015 RPB Meeting
- Spring 2015 Stakeholder Forum
- Natural Resources Workshop
- January 2014 RPB Meeting
- May-June 2013 Public Comment Meetings
- April 11-12, 2013 RPB Meeting
- November 19-20, 2012 Inaugural RPB Meeting
Dec. 19–The November RPB meeting summary is now available.More...
Ocean Planning Timeline
November 2012 Inaugural Northeast RPB Meeting: Develop common understanding about the RPB; provide context and lay foundation of regional ocean planning; engage stakeholders and the public, discuss initial focus. April 2013 Northeast RPB Meeting: Northeast RPB Meeting: Identify draft goals for regional ocean planning and mechanisms for receiving public input about those draft goals; provide opportunities for public input about topics under consideration. May/June 2013 Public Comment Meetings: Ten public meetings throughout New England to discuss draft regional ocean planning goals.
January Northeast RPB Meeting: approve goals and objectives; move forward on related tasks. May/June Public Engagement: Natural Resources Workshops and focused engagement to discuss progress toward goals of effective Decision-Making and Healthy Ocean and Coastal Ecosystems. June Northeast RPB Meeting: Review progress toward all goals. Fall Public meetings/workshops and Northeast RPB meeting: Feedback on progress toward each goal.
Spring Stakeholder Forum: Review progress on the use of marine life and ocean use data, regulatory coordination, and future scenario development. June Northeast RPB Meeting: Review draft products for each goal; discuss options for the future of the RPB and ocean planning products. Fall Northeast RPB meeting and public meetings: Review revised products for each goal; discuss future work of the RPB.
Winter Northeast RPB meeting: Approve final products for each goal--collectively, the regional ocean plan--and determine the RPB's future. Spring Workshops/public meetings: Collect public comment on Draft Plan. May Northeast RPB Meeting: Review public comment on draft plan and approve final version of regional ocean plan for National Ocean Council review.