National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Fishery Management Council; March 5-10, 2006 Council Meeting, 8279-8281 [E6-2225]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 32 / Thursday, February 16, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 012506F] Marine Mammals; File No. 978–1791 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; issuance of permit. dsatterwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Paul E. Nachtigall, Ph.D., Marine Mammal Research Program, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, P.O. Box 1106, Kailua, Hawaii 96734, has been issued a permit to conduct research on certain cetacean species. ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following office(s): Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301)713–2289; fax (301)427–2521; and Pacific Islands Region, NMFS, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Rm 1110, Honolulu, HI 96814–4700; phone (808)973–2935; fax (808)973–2941. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Wright or Amy Sloan, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 19, 2005, notice was published in the Federal Register (70 FR 28909) that a request for a scientific research permit to take certain cetacean species had been submitted by the above-named individual. The requested permit has been issued under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the Regulations Governing the Taking and Importing of Marine Mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226). This permit authorizes the permit holder to conduct hearing measurements on stranded cetaceans on beaches, in near-shore waters, and in rehabilitation facilities in the U.S. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:56 Feb 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 Issuance of this permit, as required by the ESA, was based on a finding that such permit: (1) was applied for in good faith; (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered species; and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Dated: February 9, 2006. Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–2195 Filed 2–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 020106C] International Whaling Commission; Public Meeting; Announcement of Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of meeting. 8279 Working Group meeting held at the end of February. Any U.S. citizen with an identifiable interest in U.S. whale conservation policy may participate, but NOAA reserves the authority to inquire about the interests of any person who appears at a meeting and to determine the appropriateness of that person’s participation. Persons who represent foreign interests may not attend. These stringent measures are necessary to protect the confidentiality of U.S. negotiating positions. The meeting will be held at 10 am in the NOAA Science Center Room, 1301 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Please bring identification for admission into the building. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Cheri McCarty, 301–713–9090 extension 183, by March 20, 2006. AGENCY: Dated: February 9, 2006. William T. Hogarth, Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–2194 Filed 2–15–06; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: This notice announces the date and location of a public meeting being held to discuss International Whaling Commission (IWC) issues, including the outcome of the Revised Management Scheme Working Group meeting held at the end of February. DATES: The public meeting will be held March 31, 2006, at 10 am. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the NOAA Science Center Room, 1301 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheri McCarty, 301–713–9090, Extension 183. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of Commerce is charged with the responsibility of discharging the obligations of the United States under the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, 1946. The U.S. Commissioner has primary responsibility for the preparation and negotiation of U.S. positions on international issues concerning whaling and for all matters involving the IWC. He is staffed by the Department of Commerce and assisted by the Department of State, the Department of the Interior, Marine Mammal Commission, and by other agencies. NOAA will hold a meeting to discuss IWC issues, including the outcome of the Revised Management Scheme BILLING CODE 3510–22–S PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 020806F] National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Fishery Management Council; March 5–10, 2006 Council Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory entities will hold public meetings. The Council and its advisory entities will meet March 5–10, 2006. The Council meeting will begin on Monday, March 6, at 1 p.m., reconvening at 8 a.m. each day Tuesday through Friday. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. on Monday, March 6 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business. DATES: E:\FR\FM\16FEN1.SGM 16FEN1 8280 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 32 / Thursday, February 16, 2006 / Notices The meetings will be held at the Seattle Marriott Hotel Sea-Tac, 3201 South 176th Street, Seattle, WA 98188; telephone: 206–241–2000. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, Oregon 97220. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive Director; telephone: (503) 820–2280 or (866) 806– 7204. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the Council agenda, but not necessarily in this order: A. Call to Order 1. Opening Remarks and Introductions 2. Roll Call 3. Executive Director’s Report 4. Approve Agenda B. Administrative Matters 1. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes 2. Council Meeting Agenda Planning 3. Legislative Matters 4. Appointments to Advisory Bodies, Standing Committees, and Other Forums 5. April 2006 Council Meeting Agenda and Three Meeting Outlook C. Salmon Management 1. Mass Marking and Coded-Wire Tagging 2. Fort Bragg March 15, 2006 Commercial Fishery Opening 3. Review of 2005 Fisheries and Summary of 2006 Stock Abundance Estimates 4. Identification of Management Objectives and Preliminary Definition of 2006 Salmon Management Options 5. Council Recommendations for 2006 Management Option Analysis 6. Council Direction for 2006 Management Options (If Necessary) 7. Fishery Management Plan (FMP) Amendment Scoping for the Klamath River Fall Chinook Conservation Objective 8. Adoption of 2006 Management Options for Public Review 9. Salmon Hearings Officers D. Enforcement Issues 1. Fishery Enforcement Activity Report E. Pacific Halibut Management 1. Report on International Pacific Halibut Commission Annual Meeting 2. Incidental Catch Regulations in the Salmon Troll and Fixed Gear Sablefish Fisheries F. Groundfish Management 1. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Report 2. Stock Assessment Planning for the 2009–2010 Fishing Season 3. Yelloweye Stock Assessment dsatterwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:56 Feb 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 4. Pacific Whiting Management for 2006 5. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments G. Habitat 1. Current Habitat Issues H. Coastal Pelagic Species Management 1. NMFS Report 2. FMP Amendment - Krill Management I. Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) 1. Fishery Regulation in MPAs within of the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary through Magnuson-Stevens Act and State Management Authority J. Highly Migratory Species Management 1. NMFS Report 2. Bigeye Tuna Overfishing Response 3. Drift Gillnet Management 4. Exempted Fishing Permit Applications for Highly Migratory Species SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY MEETINGS SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2006 Klamath Fishery Management Council, 3 p.m., Spokane Room MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2006 Council Secretariat, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom E Groundfish Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 2 and 3 Groundfish Management Team, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 1 Klamath Fishery Management Council, 8 a.m., Spokane Room Salmon Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom B Salmon Technical Team, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom A Scientific and Statistical Committee, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom C Legislative Committee, 8:30 a.m., Aberdeen Room Habitat Committee, 10 a.m., Washington Ballroom D Enforcement Consultants, 5:30 p.m., Aberdeen Room Tribal Policy Group, As necessary, Olympia Room Tribal and Washington Technical Groups, As necessary, Bellevue Room Washington State Delegation, As necessary, Yakima Room TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2006 Council Secretariat, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom E California State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom D Oregon State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom B Groundfish Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 2 and 3 Groundfish Management Team, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 1 PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Highly Migratory Species Management Team, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom D Salmon Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom B Salmon Technical Team, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom A Scientific and Statistical Committee, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom C Enforcement Consultants, As necessary, Aberdeen Room Klamath Fishery Management Council, As necessary, Spokane Room Tribal Policy Group, As necessary, Olympia Room Tribal and Washington Technical Groups, As necessary, Bellevue Room Washington State Delegation, As necessary, Yakima Room WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2006 Council Secretariat, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom E California State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom D Oregon State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom B Groundfish Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 2 and 3 Groundfish Management Team, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 1 Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom C Highly Migratory Species Management Team, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom D Salmon Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom B Salmon Technical Team, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom A Enforcement Consultants, As necessary, Aberdeen Room Klamath Fishery Management Council, As necessary, Spokane Room Tribal Policy Group, As necessary, Olympia Room Tribal and Washington Technical Groups, As necessary, Bellevue Room Washington State Delegation, As necessary, Yakima Room NMFS Whiting EFP Coordination Meeting, 7 p.m., Seattle Ballroom 2 and 3 THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2006 Council Secretariat, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom E California State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom D Oregon State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom B Groundfish Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 2 and 3 Groundfish Management Team, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 1 Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom C E:\FR\FM\16FEN1.SGM 16FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 32 / Thursday, February 16, 2006 / Notices Highly Migratory Species Management Team, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom D Salmon Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom B Salmon Technical Team, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom A Enforcement Consultants, As necessary, Aberdeen Room Klamath Fishery Management Council, As necessary, Seattle Ballroom 2 and 3 Tribal Policy Group, As necessary, Olympia Room Tribal and Washington Technical Groups, As necessary, Bellevue Room Washington State Delegation, As necessary, Yakima Room FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2006 Council Secretariat, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom E California State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom D Oregon State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom B Salmon Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom B Salmon Technical Team, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom A Enforcement Consultants, As necessary, Aberdeen Room Groundfish Advisory Subpanel, As necessary, Washington Ballroom D Groundfish Management Team, As necessary, Washington Ballroom C Klamath Fishery Management Council, As necessary, Spokane Room Tribal Policy Group, As necessary, Olympia Room Tribal and Washington Technical Groups, As necessary, Bellevue Room Washington State Delegation, As necessary, Yakima Room Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal Council action during this meeting. Council action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. dsatterwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at 503–820–2280 at least five days prior to the meeting date. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:56 Feb 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 Dated: February 13, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–2225 Filed 2–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force Local Redevelopment Authority and Available Surplus Buildings and Land at Davis Communications Site, Located in Yolo County, CA Department of the Air Force, Air Force Real Property Agency, DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice provides information regarding the surplus property at Davis Communications Site in Yolo County, California and information about the local redevelopment authority that has been established to plan the reuse of the Davis Communications Site. The property is located approximately 3 miles southeast of Davis, California. The site is accessible from Mace Boulevard, south of Interstate Highway 80. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information regarding the property, contact Mr. Dexter Cochnauer, Senior Representative, or Ms. Linda Brophy, Real Estate Specialist, Air Force Real Property Agency, 3411 Olson Street, McClellan, CA 95652–1003, telephone (916) 643–6420. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This surplus property is available under the provisions of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 as amended (40 U.S.C. 501 et seq.) and the Base Closure Community Redevelopment and Assistance Act of 1994. Notice of Surplus Property: Pursuant to paragraph (7)(B) of section 2905(b) of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990, as amended by the Base Closure Community Redevelopment and Homeless Assistance Act of 1994 (Pub. L. 103– 421), the following information regarding the surplus property is described herein. Local Redevelopment Authority: The local redevelopment authority for the Davis Communications Site, Davis, CA for purposes of implementing the provisions of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 as amended, is the Yolo County Board of Supervisors. All inquiries should be addressed to Ms. Holly Malcolm, Yolo County Planning and Public Works PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8281 Department, 292 West Beamer Street, Woodland, CA 95695, telephone 530– 666–8029. Surplus Property Description: Land: The property consists of approximately 311 acres of land. Buildings/Structures: Consists of a communication building (approximately 26,064 sq. ft.) with associated utility facilities and associated communication antenna pads. Expressions of Interest: Pursuant to paragraph 7(C) of Section 2905(b) of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990, as amended by the Base Closure and Community Redevelopment and Homeless Assistance Act of 1994, state and local governments, representatives of the homeless, and other interested parties located in the vicinity of Davis Communications Site, Davis, CA shall submit to the Yolo County Planning and Public Works Department, 292 West Beamer Street, Woodland, CA 95695, a notice of interest, of such governments, representatives, and parties in the above described surplus property, or any portion thereof. A notice shall describe the need of the government, representative, or party concerned, for the desired surplus property. Pursuant to paragraph 7(C) of Section 2905(b), the Yolo County Department of Planning and Public Works shall assist interested parties in evaluating the surplus property for the intended use, and publish in a newspaper of general circulation within California, the date by which expressions of interest must be submitted, which shall be ninety (90) days from the date of publication of this notice. Bao-Ahn Trinh, Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E6–2212 Filed 2–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–05–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Department of Education. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before March 20, 2006. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 020806F]


National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Fishery Management 
Council; March 5-10, 2006 Council Meeting

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its 
advisory entities will hold public meetings.

DATES: The Council and its advisory entities will meet March 5-10, 
2006. The Council meeting will begin on Monday, March 6, at 1 p.m., 
reconvening at 8 a.m. each day Tuesday through Friday. All meetings are 
open to the public, except a closed session will be held from 1 p.m. 
until 2 p.m. on Monday, March 6 to address litigation and personnel 
matters. The Council will meet as late as necessary each day to 
complete its scheduled business.

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ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Seattle Marriott Hotel Sea-
Tac, 3201 South 176th Street, Seattle, WA 98188; telephone: 206-241-
2000.
    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE 
Ambassador Place, Suite 200, Portland, Oregon 97220.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Dr. Donald O. McIsaac, Executive 
Director; telephone: (503) 820-2280 or (866) 806-7204.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following items are on the Council 
agenda, but not necessarily in this order:
A. Call to Order
    1. Opening Remarks and Introductions
    2. Roll Call
    3. Executive Director's Report
    4. Approve Agenda
B. Administrative Matters
    1. Approval of Council Meeting Minutes
    2. Council Meeting Agenda Planning
    3. Legislative Matters
    4. Appointments to Advisory Bodies, Standing Committees, and Other 
Forums
    5. April 2006 Council Meeting Agenda and Three Meeting Outlook
C. Salmon Management
    1. Mass Marking and Coded-Wire Tagging
    2. Fort Bragg March 15, 2006 Commercial Fishery Opening
    3. Review of 2005 Fisheries and Summary of 2006 Stock Abundance 
Estimates
    4. Identification of Management Objectives and Preliminary 
Definition of 2006 Salmon Management Options
    5. Council Recommendations for 2006 Management Option Analysis
    6. Council Direction for 2006 Management Options (If Necessary)
    7. Fishery Management Plan (FMP) Amendment Scoping for the Klamath 
River Fall Chinook Conservation Objective
    8. Adoption of 2006 Management Options for Public Review
    9. Salmon Hearings Officers
D. Enforcement Issues
    1. Fishery Enforcement Activity Report
E. Pacific Halibut Management
    1. Report on International Pacific Halibut Commission Annual 
Meeting
    2. Incidental Catch Regulations in the Salmon Troll and Fixed Gear 
Sablefish Fisheries
F. Groundfish Management
    1. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Report
    2. Stock Assessment Planning for the 2009-2010 Fishing Season
    3. Yelloweye Stock Assessment
    4. Pacific Whiting Management for 2006
    5. Consideration of Inseason Adjustments
G. Habitat
    1. Current Habitat Issues
H. Coastal Pelagic Species Management
    1. NMFS Report
    2. FMP Amendment - Krill Management
I. Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)
    1. Fishery Regulation in MPAs within of the Channel Islands 
National Marine Sanctuary through Magnuson-Stevens Act and State 
Management Authority
J. Highly Migratory Species Management
    1. NMFS Report
    2. Bigeye Tuna Overfishing Response
    3. Drift Gillnet Management
    4. Exempted Fishing Permit Applications for Highly Migratory 
Species

SCHEDULE OF ANCILLARY MEETINGS

SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2006

    Klamath Fishery Management Council, 3 p.m., Spokane Room

MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2006

    Council Secretariat, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom E
    Groundfish Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 2 and 3
    Groundfish Management Team, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 1
    Klamath Fishery Management Council, 8 a.m., Spokane Room
    Salmon Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom B
    Salmon Technical Team, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom A
    Scientific and Statistical Committee, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom C
    Legislative Committee, 8:30 a.m., Aberdeen Room
    Habitat Committee, 10 a.m., Washington Ballroom D
    Enforcement Consultants, 5:30 p.m., Aberdeen Room
    Tribal Policy Group, As necessary, Olympia Room
    Tribal and Washington Technical Groups, As necessary, Bellevue Room
    Washington State Delegation, As necessary, Yakima Room

TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2006

    Council Secretariat, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom E
    California State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom D
    Oregon State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom B
    Groundfish Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 2 and 3
    Groundfish Management Team, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 1
    Highly Migratory Species Management Team, 8 a.m., Washington 
Ballroom D
    Salmon Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom B
    Salmon Technical Team, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom A
    Scientific and Statistical Committee, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom C
    Enforcement Consultants, As necessary, Aberdeen Room
    Klamath Fishery Management Council, As necessary, Spokane Room
    Tribal Policy Group, As necessary, Olympia Room
    Tribal and Washington Technical Groups, As necessary, Bellevue Room
    Washington State Delegation, As necessary, Yakima Room

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2006

    Council Secretariat, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom E
    California State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom D
    Oregon State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom B
    Groundfish Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 2 and 3
    Groundfish Management Team, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 1
    Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington 
Ballroom C
    Highly Migratory Species Management Team, 8 a.m., Washington 
Ballroom D
    Salmon Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom B
    Salmon Technical Team, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom A
    Enforcement Consultants, As necessary, Aberdeen Room
    Klamath Fishery Management Council, As necessary, Spokane Room
    Tribal Policy Group, As necessary, Olympia Room
    Tribal and Washington Technical Groups, As necessary, Bellevue Room
    Washington State Delegation, As necessary, Yakima Room
    NMFS Whiting EFP Coordination Meeting, 7 p.m., Seattle Ballroom 2 
and 3

THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2006

    Council Secretariat, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom E
    California State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom D
    Oregon State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom B
    Groundfish Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 2 and 3
    Groundfish Management Team, 8 a.m., Seattle Ballroom 1
    Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington 
Ballroom C

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    Highly Migratory Species Management Team, 8 a.m., Washington 
Ballroom D
    Salmon Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom B
    Salmon Technical Team, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom A
    Enforcement Consultants, As necessary, Aberdeen Room
    Klamath Fishery Management Council, As necessary, Seattle Ballroom 
2 and 3
    Tribal Policy Group, As necessary, Olympia Room
    Tribal and Washington Technical Groups, As necessary, Bellevue Room
    Washington State Delegation, As necessary, Yakima Room

FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2006

    Council Secretariat, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom E
    California State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom D
    Oregon State Delegation, 7 a.m., Washington Ballroom B
    Salmon Advisory Subpanel, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom B
    Salmon Technical Team, 8 a.m., Washington Ballroom A
    Enforcement Consultants, As necessary, Aberdeen Room
    Groundfish Advisory Subpanel, As necessary, Washington Ballroom D
    Groundfish Management Team, As necessary, Washington Ballroom C
    Klamath Fishery Management Council, As necessary, Spokane Room
    Tribal Policy Group, As necessary, Olympia Room
    Tribal and Washington Technical Groups, As necessary, Bellevue Room
    Washington State Delegation, As necessary, Yakima Room
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subject 
of formal Council action during this meeting. Council action will be 
restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any 
issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency 
action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified 
of the Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at 503-820-2280 
at least five days prior to the meeting date.

    Dated: February 13, 2006.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
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