NOAA Invites Stakeholders to Listening Session on Conserving, Restoring America

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council is urging the public to offer comments on how best to achieve conservation of at least 30% of the nation’s lands and waters by 2030. The announcement comes in the wake of the release in May by NOAA and federal partners of the Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful report, a roadmap for a decade-long, inclusive, voluntary and locally-led conservation effort.

The goal is to restore 30% of the nation’s lands and waters by 2030 for the sake of the economy, and everyone’s health and well-being in the next nine years.

The first listening session was held on Thursday, Aug. 26, and the next one is set for Monday, Sept. 13 from noon to 3 p.m. Pacific time. The public may dial in at (800) 857-5743, and use the Passcode 727-5932 or join the Webinar online on the day of the meeting at

The conference number is PWXW2317058 and the audience passcode is 7275932.

All calls will be recorded, and the webinar will be view only. All participants must dial in to the phone number above for audio.