Register for 36th U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Meeting

Travel information for the USCRTF Meeting 


The United States Coral Reef Task Force (USCRTF) was established in 1998 by Presidential Executive Order to lead U.S. efforts to preserve and protect coral reef ecosystems. The USCRTF includes leaders of 12 Federal agencies, seven U.S. States, Territories, Commonwealths, and three Freely Associated States. The USCRTF helps build partnerships, strategies, and support for on-the-ground action to conserve coral reefs.


The week of the 36th U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Meeting will include working group meetings, workshops, site visits, and the Business Meeting.



Call for Exhibits and Posters

The Governors of Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands are hosting the 36th United States Coral Reef Task Force Meeting in the Marianas from September 19-24, 2016.

The planning committee is soliciting exhibits and posters to be displayed during the business meetings and receptions on Saipan and Guam throughout the week. Topics for consideration include:

  • Land-Based Sources of Pollution
  • Coral Reef Fisheries Management
  • Public Outreach and Awareness
  • Climate Change and Reef Resilience

Interested exhibitors should provide an abstract or display description (less than 400 words) to anna.simeon@bsp.guam.gov by Monday, August 15 ChST. Please also indicate your preferred presentation location (Saipan and/or Guam). Selected presenters will be notified on Monday, August 29.


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