Sanctuary Advisory Council meeting canceled

The Sanctuary Advisory Council meeting set for Friday, July 21, in Forks is canceled.

Karlyn Langjahr, Olympic Coast Discovery Center manager and Sanctuary Advisory Council coordinator, said the meeting set for 9:50 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Olympic Natural Resources Center, 1455 S. Forks Ave., Forks, is canceled in respect for the funeral of Mel Moon, Quileute Tribe Department of Natural Resources director, who died July 16.

Langjahr said the next meeting will be on Friday, Sept. 22, in Seattle and the location of the meeting is to be determined.

The Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council is administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and provides advice and recommendations on managing and protecting the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary.

The council is composed of 21 seats representing various locations and regional organizations, agencies and governments serving in a volunteer capacity.

For more information, contact Karlyn Langjahr at 360-406-2092 or

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