Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary Council Seeks Applicants

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The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for three primary and four alternate seats on our advisory council. The council ensures public participation in sanctuary management and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent. 

The sanctuary is accepting applications for the following seats: business/industry (alternate), conservation (primary), education (primary), marine transportation (one primary and one alternate), recreational fishing (primary), and whale watch (alternate).

Completed applications are due by November 30, 2019. Applications received or postmarked after November 30 will not be considered. To receive an application or for further information, please contact Elizabeth Stokes via email at; by phone at 781-546-6004; or by mail at 175 Edward Foster Road, Scituate, MA 02066. Applications can also be downloaded from the sanctuary’s website at