ResourceLong-term Marine Monitoring Program final report : NA13NOS4820010, award period October 1, 2013- September 30, 2016
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 s...
ResourceExploring co-management in Tanapag Village, Saipan, CNMI
From July 2012 through July 2014, a social marketing campaign was designed and implemented by Micronesia Islands Nature Alliance with technical assistance by Rare and financial assistance from Micronesia Conservation Trust to increase knowledge of the rul...
ResourceCoastal use and management at Laolao Bay : a follow-up SEM-Pasifika study of resource users at Laolao Bay Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), September 29 to November 10, 2014
This survey was a follow-up to the initial 2009 baseline assessment to document users' current activities at Laolao Bay and monitor change and to identify existing resource uses, threats and knowledge of damaging activities and their perception of the hea...
ResourceReport on evaluation of conservation benefits tool, Saipan, CNMI
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) developed an evaluation tool for marine protected areas management effectiveness (MPAME) and has begun to implement it in all Micronesia Challenge jurisdictions. The tool has been implemented in Palau, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, Kos...
ResourceJournal of Micronesian Fishing Fall 2009, volume 1, issue 2
An edition of The Journal of Micronesian Fishing released in fall 2009, from NOAA CRCP Grant NA07NMF4630113. Contents: Page 1: Editor's perspective: Does size matter?; Page 2: Interview with Kesta Kilma, Namu Atoll, Marshalls; Page 3: Marlin magic in Maju...
ResourceJournal of Micronesian Fishing Fall 2009, volume 1, issue 3
An edition of The Journal of Micronesian Fishing released in fall 2009, from NOAA CRCP Grant NA07NMF4630113. Contents: Page 4: Editor's perspective; Page 5: How old is that fish?; Page 6: Fishermen talking story; Page 8: Sharing the success and challenges...
ResourceCNMI CAP Review Report
"The Nature Conservancy (TNC) worked with the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) partners to complete a review of the status of the existing CAPs (Laolao Bay, Garapan and Talakhaya watershed) and effectiveness of the planning processes undert...
ResourceDevelopment of a Micronesia Challenge Endowment for CNMI
"The Micronesia Challenge (MC) endowment is currently valued at over 18 million dollars. The full capitalization of the endowment for the MC will provide a targeted, yet flexible and accessible, source of direct finance for conservation initiatives and pr...
ResourceSocioeconomic Monitoring Draft Plan Laolao Bay
"All watersheds in the islands are considered coastal watersheds. Under Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) law, the Coastal Resource Management office (CRM) has regulatory jurisdiction over all lands of the Commonwealth. Laolao Bay is located...
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...