October 6 Webinar: Open Ocean Annual Meeting, and Special Session on Loon Restoration

A common loon chick hitches a ride with a parent.

The Open Ocean Trustee Implementation Group will hold its 2022 annual public meeting via webinar on October 6, 2022. The annual meeting will be followed by an interactive special session featuring public engagement work by the Restoration of Common Loons Project

The webinar is open to everyone; we encourage your attendance and participation. 

The meeting will begin at 12:00 p.m. CT with updates on the Open Ocean Restoration Area’s projects and monitoring and adaptive management activities. We’ll also provide an opportunity for questions and answers after the updates are presented. 

Following the annual meeting, join us for an exploration of how the Restoration of Common Loons Project is engaging with communities as part of Deepwater Horizon restoration activities. This special session will include an opportunity for questions and answers following the interactive session.  

2022 Open Ocean Annual Meeting and Interactive Restoration of Common Loons Special Session 

  • Date: October 6, 2022 

  • Time: 12 – 1:30 p.m. CT (1-2:30 p.m. ET)

Register for the webinar at:   


​​On the registration page, you’ll see two fields to submit questions to the Trustees, one for each portion of the webinar. If you’d like to ask questions, please consider sending yours ahead of time. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information on how to join. 

We recommend doing a GoToWebinar system check before attending. Following the meeting, we will post the webinar presentations on the Gulf Spill Restoration website, available through the Open Ocean Restoration Area page

Please contact us at gulfspill.restoration@noaa.gov by September 27, if you need special assistance due to a hearing or visual impairment. 

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