Restoration Blueprint Media Resources
NOAA has released the "Restoration Blueprint" for Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. It is the first comprehensive update of the sanctuary’s boundary, regulations, marine zones and associated management in nearly a quarter century.
The Restoration Blueprint describes proposed changes to boundaries and regulations, both sanctuary-wide and within specific marine zones. It also includes a draft revised management plan, last revised in 2007, that contain that contains a suite of non-regulatory goals and objectives that will help the sanctuary respond to challenges from changing conditions, use patterns and emerging threats to sanctuary resources.