ResourceGarapan Watershed Conservation Action Plan / [compiled by Kaitlin Mattos].
Metadata Thumbnail "The Garapan Conservation Action Plan (CAP) is a cooperative effort between regional, federal and local partners with mandates or missions to improve, protect, enhance and conserve the many natural, cultural, social and economic resources within the Garap...
ResourceGarapan Watershed Conservation Action Plan
"The Garapan/West Takpochao Conservation Action Plan was first compiled in 2012-2013 and updated in 2015 by Kaitlin Mattos, Watershed Coordinator at the Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality, Office of the Governor, Commonwealth of the Northern Mari...
ResourceGarapan Conservation Action Plan Workshop Proceedings
Metadata Thumbnail "The Garapan Conservation Action Plan workshop was held from September 10-13, 2012 at the Hafa Adai Hotel in Garapan. Participants included over 70 individuals representing over 20 groups, including local and federal government agencies, private businesse...
Offline DataCRED Optical Validation Data for Saipan Anchorage Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, 2004
Optical validation data were collected using a Tethered Optical Assessment Device (TOAD), an underwater sled equipped with an underwater digital video camera and lights, in the Saipan Anchorage area. Data were collected using TOAD during two and a half w...
ResourceSummary from September 8-9, 2009 CNMI Municipal Stormwater Management Workshop, Garapan, Saipan
This memorandum summarizes the discussions and recommendations generated during a one-and-a-half-day training workshop by the Center for Watershed Protection (CWP) and Horsley Witten Group (HW) on municipal stormwater management and pollution prevention. ...
ResourceFacilitating community stewardship to protect and advocate coral reef conservation in Laolao Bay and Garapan coastal areas
"To understand the users of Laolao Bay, the Mariana Islands Nature Alliance (MINA) will focus its efforts on six (6) different types of Laolao Bay users: 1. Fishermen; 2. Beachgoers/Picnickers; 3. Divers; 4. Tourist; 5. Visitors; and 6. Local residents. M...
Offline DataCRED Optical Validation Data collected on Galvez Bank, Territory of Guam; Saipan Island, and Thirty Five Fathom Bank,Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, USA, in 2010 to support Benthic Habitat Mapping
Optical validation data were collected using a Tethered Optical Assessment Device (TOAD), an underwater sled equipped with an underwater digital video camera and lights, in the Saipan Anchorage area. Data were collected using TOAD during two and a half w...
ResourceCoral Reef Initiative Newsletters, 2012 and 2014
"These newsletters highlight the CRI Summer Internship Program and the projects conducted in support of conservation efforts by BECQ, DFW, and MINA. There are also articles regarding the Garapan CAP, the MINA Tasi Watch community rangers, and other waters...
ResourceMemorandum, to Dr. Kathy Chaston and Dana Okano, NOAA CRCP, and Rachel Zuercher, CNMI Coastal Resource Management, from, Anne Kitchell, Horsley Witten Group, date, May 9, 2012, Re, summary of CNMI Rain Garden Installation Clinic.
"This memorandum provides a brief summary of the April 25-26, 2012 rain garden installation clinic at the Museum of Culture and History in Garapan, Saipan. The purpose of the clinic was to: 1) construct a demonstration rain garden; 2) develop guidance mat...
ResourceMapping Habitat Change in Saipan Lagoon, CNMI
The purpose of this project is to develop an updated benthic habitat map for Saipan Lagoon, CNMI. This proposal is in direct response to CNMI’s first jurisdictional priority as listed in CRCP’s FY16 Internal Call for Proposals. This jurisdictional prio...
ResourceWe must work together to make a difference now
"All Islands Coral Reef Blog: A blog about coral reef-related people, places, and projects in the U.S. and Freely Associated States. Over the last several months, the jurisdictions and islands have faced extraordinary events that have impacted coral reefs...
ResourceLong-term Marine Monitoring Program final report : NA13NOS4820010, award period October 1, 2013- September 30, 2016 / edited by: David Benavente ; contributors: Rodney Camacho, John Iguel, Lyza Johnston, Steven Johnson, Ryan Okano, Denise Perez.
"Despite multiple transfers of personnel within the monitoring program throughout this award period, the marine monitoring team (MMT) continues to collect ecological data for the CNMI. During this reporting period the MMT managed to conduct 59 biological ...
Downloadable Data2003 Reson 8101ER Multibeam Sonar Data from Cruise OES-03-07/AHI-03-07, Data Set Name Saipan.
Reson 8101ER multibeam Data were collected between 21 August and 13 September 2003 (JD 233-256) aboard NOAA Survey Launch Acoustic Habitat Investigator (AHI) at Saipan and Tinian Islands and Tatsumi and Marpi Banks in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mari...
ResourceClimate Change Vulnerability Analysis for US Pacific Reefs - Integrating Exposure, Resilience, and Social Adaptive Capacity
Overarching Goal: Building on ongoing efforts in Hawaii, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Guam, and American Samoa to document the potential for coral reef ecosystems to resist or recover from anthropogenic stress, we will synthesi...