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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WO–260–09–1060–00–24 1A] Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board; Meeting Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Announcement of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces that the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will conduct a meeting on matters pertaining to management and protection of wild, free-roaming horses and burros on the Nation’s public lands. DATES: The Advisory Board will meet Monday, December 11, 2006 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., local time. This will be a 1-day meeting. ADDRESSES: The Advisory Board will meet at the Imperial Palace Hotel & Casino, 3535 Las Vegas, Blvd. South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109. The Imperial Palace’s phone number is (702) 731– 3311. Written comments pertaining to the Advisory Board meeting should be sent to: Bureau of Land Management, National Wild Horse and Burro Program, WO–260, Attention: Ramona DeLorme, 1340 Financial Boulevard, Reno, Nevada 89502–7147. Submit written comments pertaining to the Advisory Board meeting no later than close of business, December 6, 2006. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for electronic access and filing address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ramona DeLorme, Wild Horse and Burro Administrative Assistant, (775) 861–6583. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may reach Ms. DeLorme at any time by calling the Federal Information Relay Service at 1 (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Public Meeting Under the authority of 43 CFR part 1784, the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board advises the Secretary of the Interior, the Director of the BLM, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Chief of the Forest Service, on matters pertaining to management and protection of wild, free-roaming horses E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1 66192 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 218 / Monday, November 13, 2006 / Notices and burros on the Nation’s public lands. The tentative agenda for the meeting is: cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Monday, December 11, 2006 (8 a.m.–5 p.m.) 8 a.m. Call to Order and Introductions 8:15 a.m. Old Business: Approval of July 2006 Minutes Update Pending Litigation 8:45 a.m. Program Updates: Gathers Adoptions Facilities Forest Service Update Break (9:30 a.m.–9:45 a.m.) 9:45 a.m. Program Updates (continued): Program Accomplishments BLM Response to Advisory Board Recommendations Lunch (11:45 a.m.–1 p.m.) 1 p.m. New Business Break (2:45 p.m.–3 p.m.) 3 p.m. Public Comments 4 p.m. Board Recommendations 4:45 p.m. Recap/Summary/Next Meeting/Date/Site 5 p.m. Adjourn The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. An individual with a disability needing an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the meeting, such as an interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format, must notify the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 2 weeks before the scheduled meeting date. Although the BLM will attempt to meet a request received after that date, the requested auxiliary aid or service may not be available because of insufficient time to arrange it. The Federal Advisory Committee Management Regulations [41 CFR 101– 6.1015(b),] require BLM to publish in the Federal Register notice of a meeting 15 days prior to the meeting date. II. Public Comment Procedures Members of the public may make oral statements to the Advisory Board on December 11, 2006, at the appropriate point in the agenda. This opportunity is anticipated to occur at 3 p.m., local time. Persons wishing to make statements should register with the BLM by noon on December 11, 2006 at the meeting location. Depending on the number of speakers, the Advisory Board may limit the length of presentations. At previous meetings, presentations have been limited to 3 minutes in length. Speakers should address the specific wild horse and burro-related topics listed on the agenda. Speakers must submit a written copy of their statement to the address listed in the ADDRESSES section or bring a written copy to the meeting. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:22 Nov 09, 2006 Jkt 211001 Participation in the Advisory Board meeting is not a prerequisite for submission of written comments. The BLM invites written comments from all interested parties. Your written comments should be specific and explain the reason for any recommendation. The BLM appreciates any and all comments, but those most useful and likely to influence decisions on management and protection of wild horses and burros are those that are either supported by quantitative information or studies or those that include citations to and analysis of applicable laws and regulations. Except for comments provided in electronic format, speakers should submit two copies of their written comments if feasible. The BLM will not necessarily consider comments received after the time indicated under the DATES section or at locations other than that listed in the ADDRESSES section. In the event there is a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for a copy of your comments, the BLM will make them available in their entirety, including your name and address. However, if you do not want the BLM to release your name and address in response to a FOIA request, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comment. The BLM will honor your request to the extent allowed by law. The BLM will release all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, in their entirety, including names and addresses. Electronic Access and Filing Address Speakers may transmit comments electronically via the Internet to: Ramona_DeLorme@blm.gov. Please include the identifier ‘‘WH&B’’ in the subject of your message and your name and address in the body of your message. Dated: November 7, 2006. Ed Shepard, Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning. [FR Doc. E6–19099 Filed 11–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Criteria for Developing Refuge Water Management Plans Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WO-260-09-1060-00-24 1A]


Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board; Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Announcement of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces that the Wild 
Horse and Burro Advisory Board will conduct a meeting on matters 
pertaining to management and protection of wild, free-roaming horses 
and burros on the Nation's public lands.

DATES: The Advisory Board will meet Monday, December 11, 2006 from 8 
a.m. to 5 p.m., local time. This will be a 1-day meeting.

ADDRESSES: The Advisory Board will meet at the Imperial Palace Hotel & 
Casino, 3535 Las Vegas, Blvd. South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109. The 
Imperial Palace's phone number is (702) 731-3311.
    Written comments pertaining to the Advisory Board meeting should be 
sent to: Bureau of Land Management, National Wild Horse and Burro 
Program, WO-260, Attention: Ramona DeLorme, 1340 Financial Boulevard, 
Reno, Nevada 89502-7147. Submit written comments pertaining to the 
Advisory Board meeting no later than close of business, December 6, 
2006. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for electronic access and 
filing address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ramona DeLorme, Wild Horse and Burro 
Administrative Assistant, (775) 861-6583. Individuals who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may reach Ms. DeLorme at 
any time by calling the Federal Information Relay Service at 1 (800) 
877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Public Meeting

    Under the authority of 43 CFR part 1784, the Wild Horse and Burro 
Advisory Board advises the Secretary of the Interior, the Director of 
the BLM, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Chief of the Forest 
Service, on matters pertaining to management and protection of wild, 
free-roaming horses

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and burros on the Nation's public lands. The tentative agenda for the 
meeting is:

Monday, December 11, 2006 (8 a.m.-5 p.m.)

8 a.m. Call to Order and Introductions
8:15 a.m. Old Business:
    Approval of July 2006 Minutes
    Update Pending Litigation
8:45 a.m. Program Updates:
    Gathers
    Adoptions
    Facilities
    Forest Service Update
Break (9:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.)
9:45 a.m. Program Updates (continued):
    Program Accomplishments
    BLM Response to Advisory Board Recommendations
Lunch (11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.)
1 p.m. New Business
Break (2:45 p.m.-3 p.m.)
3 p.m. Public Comments
4 p.m. Board Recommendations
4:45 p.m. Recap/Summary/Next Meeting/Date/Site
5 p.m. Adjourn

    The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. An 
individual with a disability needing an auxiliary aid or service to 
participate in the meeting, such as an interpreting service, assistive 
listening device, or materials in an alternate format, must notify the 
person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 2 weeks before the 
scheduled meeting date. Although the BLM will attempt to meet a request 
received after that date, the requested auxiliary aid or service may 
not be available because of insufficient time to arrange it.
    The Federal Advisory Committee Management Regulations [41 CFR 101-
6.1015(b),] require BLM to publish in the Federal Register notice of a 
meeting 15 days prior to the meeting date.

II. Public Comment Procedures

    Members of the public may make oral statements to the Advisory 
Board on December 11, 2006, at the appropriate point in the agenda. 
This opportunity is anticipated to occur at 3 p.m., local time. Persons 
wishing to make statements should register with the BLM by noon on 
December 11, 2006 at the meeting location. Depending on the number of 
speakers, the Advisory Board may limit the length of presentations. At 
previous meetings, presentations have been limited to 3 minutes in 
length. Speakers should address the specific wild horse and burro-
related topics listed on the agenda. Speakers must submit a written 
copy of their statement to the address listed in the ADDRESSES section 
or bring a written copy to the meeting.
    Participation in the Advisory Board meeting is not a prerequisite 
for submission of written comments. The BLM invites written comments 
from all interested parties. Your written comments should be specific 
and explain the reason for any recommendation. The BLM appreciates any 
and all comments, but those most useful and likely to influence 
decisions on management and protection of wild horses and burros are 
those that are either supported by quantitative information or studies 
or those that include citations to and analysis of applicable laws and 
regulations. Except for comments provided in electronic format, 
speakers should submit two copies of their written comments if 
feasible. The BLM will not necessarily consider comments received after 
the time indicated under the DATES section or at locations other than 
that listed in the ADDRESSES section.
    In the event there is a request under the Freedom of Information 
Act (FOIA) for a copy of your comments, the BLM will make them 
available in their entirety, including your name and address. However, 
if you do not want the BLM to release your name and address in response 
to a FOIA request, you must state this prominently at the beginning of 
your comment. The BLM will honor your request to the extent allowed by 
law. The BLM will release all submissions from organizations or 
businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as 
representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, in their 
entirety, including names and addresses.

Electronic Access and Filing Address

    Speakers may transmit comments electronically via the Internet to: 
Ramona--DeLorme@blm.gov. Please include the identifier ``WH&B'' in the 
subject of your message and your name and address in the body of your 
message.

    Dated: November 7, 2006.
Ed Shepard,
Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning.
[FR Doc. E6-19099 Filed 11-9-06; 8:45 am]
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