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Watch: Exploring the Hudson Canyon with Interactive Maps

Urban Coast Institute Communications Director Karl Vilacoba served as a presenter on a Jan. 31 Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) webinar on marine sanctuaries. Vilacoba, the project manager for the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Data Portal, demonstrated how to use the publicly available GIS mapping tool to get acquainted with the Hudson Canyon, which has been proposed for designation as a national marine sanctuary. Ben Haskell, deputy superintendent of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuaries, presented a case study of sanctuaries as a conservation tool.