Marine Protected Area Science Co-Chair Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement Charge by Dan Bacher

Ron LeValley of Mad River Biologists, the former co-chair of the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative Science Advisory Team to create alleged marine protected areas on the North Coast, pled guilty Tuesday to a single federal charge of conspiring to embezzle nearly $1 million in federal funds from the Yurok Tribe.  Court documents reveal that LeValley conspired with Read [email protected]  16:39