News and Events

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2022 News and Events

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January 26, 2023 – Sanctuary Advisory Council Meeting

The Sanctuary Advisory Council will meet on January 26, 2023, from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm ET at The Mariners' Museum and Park in Newport News, Virginia. For more information, see the  advisory council meeting schedule.

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Seeking Applicants for Education Seat

Monitor National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council is seeking applicants for the Education Seat on the council. For more information, click here to read the announcement or visit the Council News webpage. Applications are due January 6, 2023.

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January 31 – Webinar Featuring Captain Bobbie Scholley, U.S. Navy Retired

Join us as Captain Scholley talks about her role in the recovery of the USS Monitor's turret in 2002 and her career as a Navy diver. Visit the Submerged NC Webinar Series webpage to learn more.

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Submerged NC Webinar Series

This webinar series presented by Monitor National Marine Sanctuary in collaboration with the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology highlights research conducted for over 45 years to honor and protect the hallmarks of North Carolina's underwater cultural heritage – shipwrecks.


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