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Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary

United States. Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. Sanctuaries and Reserves Division.

Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary

final environmental impact statement/management plan.

by United States. Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. Sanctuaries and Reserves Division.

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Published by U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Sanctuaries and Reserves Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intertidal ecology -- Washington (State) -- Management,
  • Marine ecology -- Washington (State) -- Management,
  • Wildlife refuges -- Washington (State) -- Management

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFinal environmental impact statement/management plan, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14516591M
    OCLC/WorldCa29591644

    Mary Sue Brancato, a resource protection specialist for the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, sets a trap to monitor for green crab, an invasive species. Pictured in a photo. Water quality can be degraded by the presence of chemical contaminants (pesticides, hydrocarbons or oil, heavy metals), pathogens, excessive sedimentation, and elevated nutrient loads. By these conventional measures, marine water quality within Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary (OCNMS) is not notably compromised.

    Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. likes 5 talking about this 6 were here. The OCNMSF is the only organization solely dedicated to raising funds to support the long-term Followers: The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation makes it easy to get involved and ensure a healthy future for America’s coastlines, cultural resources, and habitats and species that call sanctuaries home.

    It’s home to thousands of marine species. The mile long coastline is even protected by not one, not two, but three national wildlife refuges and the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. Located along Olympic National Park’s 73 miles of coastline, lies Kalaloch, a very popular place for tourists, hikers and campers. The Olympic Coast Discovery Center is part of the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary which spans 65 miles of coastline which is shared with the Olympic National Park. Hiking, backpacking, camping, kayaking and diving are among a few of the popular attractions to this area. There is an abundance of protected wildlife and marine life to enjoy.


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Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary by United States. Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. Sanctuaries and Reserves Division. Download PDF EPUB FB2

These include the National Marine Sanctuaries Act, the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Management Plan and many other laws, regulations and public documents.

Our Geographic Information Archive includes ESRI format shape files for use by GIS professionals using ArcInfo and ArcView in ZIP files and KML files that can be uploaded into Google Earth.

Orca whales are one of 29 species of marine mammals in the sanctuary. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary includes 3, square miles of marine waters off the rugged Olympic Peninsula coastline.

The sanctuary extends 25 to 50 miles seaward, covering much of the continental shelf and several major submarine canyons. Olympic Coast regulations prohibit disturbing wildlife in the sanctuary by operating aircraft below 2, feet above ground level, within one nautical mile of the coast and offshore rocks and islands.

Failure to maintain a minimum altitude of 2, feet above ground level over such waters is presumed to disturb marine mammals or seabirds (15 CFR Part ). This is a detailed guide to marine organisms of the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. The book describes in detail the different habitat types and inhabitants.

Coastal Washington: A Synthesis of Information. Strickland and Chasan. Washington Sea Grant. This book analyzes the Washington Coast's ecological and economic resources. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, Washington: Hours, Address, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Review: 5/5.

there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Please choose a different date. Olympic National Park Visitor Center () mi. Visitor Centres. Feiro Marine Life Center 5/5(1).

The Conservation Series is a publication Series hosted by the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. It provides a forum to publish reports that focus on the complex issues facing the sanctuary system.

The Olympic Coast Discovery Center is located near the ferry terminal in Port Angeles. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary has a total area of 3, square miles - it's kind of hard to miss. But your first stop should be The Olympic Coast Discovery Center, on the Port Angeles waterfront.

Off northwest Washington state’s Olympic Peninsula, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is rich with marine life, diverse habitats, history, and Native American culture. For Native American tribes on the Olympic Coast – the Makah, Quileute, Hoh, and Quinault –. Historians working with the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, which is heading the project, believe that at least a dozen ships went down around Destruction Island.

"You start opening the books and there's plenty to choose from," said Robert Steelquist, Olympic Sanctuary education coordinator. For more background on the management of sanctuaries at the national level, see Management Day-to-day management of the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is delegated to the Sanctuary Superintendent and sanctuary staff, located in Port Angeles, Washington.

Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary was designated in Welcome to the Virtual Dive Gallery of Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. Click on an image below to start your dive. These sanctuary views can be enjoyed on a personal computer or a smartphone.

Pair your smartphone with a virtual reality headset or goggles of your choice (and click the) for an extra-immersive experience. Mary Sue Brancato, Resource Protection Specialist for the OlympicCoast National Marine Sanctuary, is setting a trap to monitor for green crab,an invasive species.

( MB) Mary Sue Brancato, Resource Protection Specialist for the OlympicCoast National Marine Sanctuary, is tagging a dead bird as part of theCOASST (Coastal. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary includes 2, square nautical miles of marine waters off the rugged Olympic Peninsula coastline.

The sanctuary extends 25 to 50 miles seaward, covering much of the continental shelf and several major submarine canyons. The sanctuary protects a productive upwelling zone - home to marine mammals and seabirds.

Olympic CoastOlympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Off northwest Washington state’s Olympic Peninsula, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is rich with marine life, diverse habitats, history, and Native American culture.

For Native American tribes on the Olympic Coast – the Makah, Quileute, Hoh, and Quinault – use of the waters stretches back centuries. The Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary reaches from the northwestern-most point of the contiguous U.S. near Cape Flattery to the mouth of the Copalis River over miles to the south, bordering every beach in the national park and beyond.

Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is located on the western edge of the Olympic Peninsula, hours away from the populous urban areas of Puget Sound. Nevertheless, over million visitors. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuaryis one of 14 marine sanctuaries administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA), an agency of the U.S.

Department of Commerce. It is located along the Olympic Peninsulaof ing body: National Oceanic and. Get this from a library. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary: final environmental impact statement/management plan.

[United States. Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. Sanctuaries and Reserves Division,;]. NOAA Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, Port Angeles, WA. 13, likes 46 talking about this were here. Olympic Coast National Marine /5(17).

Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Foundation in Port Angeles, WA inspires the public to protect Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary through participation in and support of sanctuary programs, projects, and partnerships.

Learn more about the Olympic Coast chapter here. "The Intertidal Wilderness", by Anne Wertheim -Sierra Club Books, San Francisco) Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary NOAA Sanctuaries and Reserves Division East Railroad Ave., SuitePort Angeles, Washington ()   Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is known for big charismatic animals like orcas and sea otters.

But how much do you know about the smaller animals, l. Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary includes 2, square nautical miles of marine waters off the rugged Olympic Peninsula coastline.

The sanctuary extends 25 to 50 miles seaward, covering much of the continental shelf.