McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area Advisory Council Meeting, 48580 [05-16356]

Download as PDF 48580 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 159 / Thursday, August 18, 2005 / Notices identified suitable conservation area within the dry forest zone; and (3) the numbers of populations, their sizes, genetic makeup and distribution needed to ensure self-sustainability are determined and achieved. In an effort to meet the recovery criteria, the following recovery actions were identified. The Recovery Plan breaks these actions down further into specific tasks. 1. Protect existing populations (St. Croix and Cabo Rojo) from current and future threats and/or limiting factors through landowner agreements and other conservation mechanisms. 2. Determine the distribution and population status of Catesbaea melanocarpa throughout its present and historic range, including Barbuda, Antigua, and Guadalupe. 3. Evaluate techniques and develop a plant propagation program for Catesbaea melanocarpa. 4. Enhance existing populations and establish new self-sustaining populations (number of which should be determined by viability analysis) within protected areas by introducing additional individuals developed through propagation. Introduction sites may include, but are not limited to, the ´ ´ Guanica Commonwealth Forest, Susua Commonwealth Forest, Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, and Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge. 5. Conduct additional scientific research on Catesbaea melanocarpa. 6. Facilitate the recovery of Catesbaea melanocarpa through public awareness and education. 7. Provide technical assistance to Barbuda, Antigua, and Guadalupe for the development of conservation measures for the species. 8. Refine recovery criteria. Authority The authority for this action is section 4(f) of the Act, 16 U.S.C. 1533(f). Dated: July 11, 2005. Cynthia K. Dohner, Acting Regional Director. [FR Doc. 05–16372 Filed 8–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [Docket No. CO–01–134–1220–241A] McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area Advisory Council Meeting AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management Interior. VerDate jul<14>2003 12:20 Aug 17, 2005 Jkt 205001 ACTION: Notice of meetings. SUMMARY: The McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (MCNCA) Advisory Council will hold its next meeting of 2005 on September 7, 2005. The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. and will be held at the Fruita City Office Building, 325 East Aspen Avenue, Fruita, CO. An additional meeting will be held on December 7, 2005 at the Mesa County Administration Building; 544 Rood Avenue, Grand Junction, CO. DATES: The meeting will be held on September 7, 2005. ADDRESSES: For further information or to provide written comments, please contact the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506; (970) 244-3000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area was established on October 24, 2000 when the Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area was established on October 24, 2000 when the Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area and Black Ridge Wilderness Act of 2000 (the Act) was signed by the President. The Act required that the Advisory Council be established to provide advice in the preparation and implementation of the CCNCA Resource Management Plan. The name was congressionally changed at the end of 2004 from Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area to McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (MCNCA). The MCNCA Advisory Council will meet on Wednesday, September 7, 2005 at the Fruita City Office Building, 325 East Aspen Avenue, Fruita, CO. The agenda topics for this meeting are: (1) Status of pending Advisory Council nominations. (2) Update on Friends of McInnis Canyons NCA. (3) Update on NCA Implementation Plan. (4) Cooperative management of Loma Boat Launch. (Field trip to site included.) (5) Public comment period (6) Agenda for next meeting Beginning September of 2005, the MCNCA Advisory Council meetings will be held quarterly on the first Wednesday of every third month. The dates for these meetings are September 7, 2005; and December 7, 2005. Meetings for 2006 will be determined at the December meeting. Topics of discussion for future meetings will include completion of an implementation/business plan, refinement of a monitoring strategy, partnerships, interpretation, adaptive PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 management, socioeconomic, and other issues as appropriate. All meeting will be open to the public and will include a time set aside for public comment. Interested persons may make oral statements at the meetings or submit written statements at any meeting. Per-person time limits for oral statements may be set to allow all interested persons an opportunity to speak. Summary minutes of all Council meetings will be maintained at the Bureau of Land Management Office in Grand Junction, Colorado. They are available for public inspection and reproduction during regular business hours within thirty (30) days following the meeting. Dated: August 5, 2005. Paul H. Peck, Manager, McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area. [FR Doc. 05–16356 Filed 8–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [NV–055–5853–EU] Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Sale of Public Lands in Clark County, NV; Termination of Recreation and Public Purposes Classification and Segregation; Withdrawal of the Formerly Classified Lands by the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell by public auction 86 parcels of Federal public land, aggregating approximately 3,197.00 acres, more or less, in the Las Vegas Valley, Nevada. The sale will be under the authority of the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2343), as amended by Title IV of the Clark County Conservation of Public Land and Natural Resources Act of 2002 (116 Stat. 1994) (SNPLMA). The SNPLMA sale will be subject to the applicable provisions of Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719), and BLM land sale and mineral conveyance regulations at 43 CFR parts 2710 and 2720. The sale will be conducted in Las Vegas, Nevada, on November 16, 2005, using competitive bidding procedures under the regulations, at not less than the E:\FR\FM\18AUN1.SGM 18AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[Docket No. CO-01-134-1220-241A]


McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area Advisory Council 
Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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SUMMARY: The McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (MCNCA) 
Advisory Council will hold its next meeting of 2005 on September 7, 
2005. The meeting will begin at 3 p.m. and will be held at the Fruita 
City Office Building, 325 East Aspen Avenue, Fruita, CO. An additional 
meeting will be held on December 7, 2005 at the Mesa County 
Administration Building; 544 Rood Avenue, Grand Junction, CO.

DATES: The meeting will be held on September 7, 2005.

ADDRESSES: For further information or to provide written comments, 
please contact the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), 2815 H Road, Grand 
Junction, Colorado 81506; (970) 244-3000.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The McInnis Canyons National Conservation 
Area was established on October 24, 2000 when the Colorado Canyons 
National Conservation Area was established on October 24, 2000 when the 
Colorado Canyons National Conservation Area and Black Ridge Wilderness 
Act of 2000 (the Act) was signed by the President. The Act required 
that the Advisory Council be established to provide advice in the 
preparation and implementation of the CCNCA Resource Management Plan. 
The name was congressionally changed at the end of 2004 from Colorado 
Canyons National Conservation Area to McInnis Canyons National 
Conservation Area (MCNCA).
    The MCNCA Advisory Council will meet on Wednesday, September 7, 
2005 at the Fruita City Office Building, 325 East Aspen Avenue, Fruita, 
CO. The agenda topics for this meeting are:
    (1) Status of pending Advisory Council nominations.
    (2) Update on Friends of McInnis Canyons NCA.
    (3) Update on NCA Implementation Plan.
    (4) Cooperative management of Loma Boat Launch. (Field trip to site 
included.)
    (5) Public comment period
    (6) Agenda for next meeting
    Beginning September of 2005, the MCNCA Advisory Council meetings 
will be held quarterly on the first Wednesday of every third month. The 
dates for these meetings are September 7, 2005; and December 7, 2005. 
Meetings for 2006 will be determined at the December meeting. Topics of 
discussion for future meetings will include completion of an 
implementation/business plan, refinement of a monitoring strategy, 
partnerships, interpretation, adaptive management, socioeconomic, and 
other issues as appropriate.
    All meeting will be open to the public and will include a time set 
aside for public comment. Interested persons may make oral statements 
at the meetings or submit written statements at any meeting. Per-person 
time limits for oral statements may be set to allow all interested 
persons an opportunity to speak.
    Summary minutes of all Council meetings will be maintained at the 
Bureau of Land Management Office in Grand Junction, Colorado. They are 
available for public inspection and reproduction during regular 
business hours within thirty (30) days following the meeting.

    Dated: August 5, 2005.
Paul H. Peck,
Manager, McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area.
[FR Doc. 05-16356 Filed 8-17-05; 8:45 am]
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