Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) Recommendation: (Not Available)
Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) Comments: (Not Available)
Chief Scientist Recommendation: Fund
Chief Scientist Comments: FY 98 will be the final field season for this project. It is essential to continue this pilot effort and have a careful evaluation of what worked and what didn't.
Public Advisory Group (PAG) Recommendation: (Not Available)
Public Advisory Group (PAG) Comments: (Not Available)
Executive Director Recommendation: Fund
Executive Director Comments: This is a pilot project that trains and coordinates volunteers to monitor vandalized archaeological sites in the spill area. This effort is currently beyond the ability of normal agency management. After FY 98, expenses will be assumed either by volunteer stewards or agency budgets. The final report for the project, which will be prepared in FY 99, will include a program assessment to help other organizations interested in establishing site stewardship programs elsewhere in the spill area. The report will also include a description of how site stewardship programs in these areas will be continued after EVOS funding terminates.
Trustee Council Decision: Fund
Trustee Council Comments: (Not Available)