State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting, 8396-8397 [07-818]

Download as PDF 8396 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 37 / Monday, February 26, 2007 / Notices Dated: January 21, 2007. Kenneth Stansell, Acting Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 07–830 Filed 2–23–07; 8:45 am] consider Canadian and U.S. Small Grant grant proposals at the meeting. The tentative date for the Commission meeting is June 13, 2007. Advisory Group: The Advisory Group, named by the Secretary of the Interior under NMBCA (Pub. L. 106–247, 114 Stat. 593, July 20, 2000), will hold its third meeting. The Group advises the Director, Fish and Wildlife Service, on the strategic direction and management of the program. Proposal due dates, application instructions, and eligibility requirements are available on the NMBCA Web site at http:// birdhabitat.fws.gov. BILLING CODE 4310–55–C DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Meeting Announcements: North American Wetlands Conservation Council; Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Advisory Group Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) will meet to select North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant proposals for recommendation to the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (Commission). This meeting is open to the public. The Advisory Group for the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA) grants program (Advisory Group) will hold its third meeting. This meeting is open to the public, and interested persons may present oral or written statements. DATES: Council: March 13, 2007, 1–3 p.m. Advisory Group: March 14, 2007, 11–4:30 p.m., March 15, 2007, 9–3 p.m. ADDRESSES: Both meetings will be held at the Double Tree Hotel, 1515 Rhode Island Avenue, NW., Washington DC 20005. For further information, contact Mike Johnson, Acting Council Coordinator, at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop: MBSP 4501–4075, Arlington, VA 22203. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Johnson, Acting Council Coordinator, (703) 358–1784 or dbhc@fws.gov. Council: In accordance with NAWCA (Pub. L. 101–233, 103 Stat. 1968, December 13, 1989, as amended), the State-privateFederal Council meets to consider wetland acquisition, restoration, enhancement, and management projects for recommendation to, and final funding approval by, the Commission. Proposal due dates, application instructions, and eligibility requirements are available on the NAWCA Web site at http:// birdhabitat.fws.gov. Proposals require a minimum of 50 percent non-Federal matching funds. The Council will ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:03 Feb 23, 2007 Jkt 211001 Dated: February 5, 2007. Paul Schmidt, Assistant Director—Migratory Birds. [FR Doc. E7–3192 Filed 2–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey USGS–CCSP Committee for Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.4: Abrupt Climate Change ACTION: Notice of meeting. Summary: The USGS–CCSP Committee for Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.4: Abrupt Climate Change will meet at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Reston, Virginia on March 26– 28, 2007. Agenda: The goal of the workshop is to produce a detailed outline of topics for consideration in the Synthesis and Assessment Product and establish writing assignments. The agenda will focus on the state of the science regarding the topic of ‘‘abrupt climate change.’’ Discussion will include, but is not limited to, rapid hydrologic change; abrupt changes to meridional overturning circulation; rapid Arctic and Antarctic ice sheet mass balance; and rapid methane release from hydrates. The workshop is open to the public during the times listed below. Pre-registration is required to attend. Contact the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at the address below by March 21, 2007 to pre-register and to receive a copy of the workshop agenda. Public involvement with the workshop is encouraged. Prepared statements may be presented orally to the Committee on Monday March 26, 2007 between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Public statements will be limited to 3 minutes per person. For scheduling reasons, intent to make a public statement must be established at the time of pre-registration. A written copy of the oral statement must be left PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 with the Committee’s DFO at the workshop as a matter of public record. Open discussions will accompany each formal session of the workshop. Short public comments/questions will be allowed if time permits. Seating will be available on a first come, first served basis. Please check the Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.4 Web page at CCSP (http://www.climatescience.gov/ Library/sap/sap3–4/default.php) for any last minute changes to the workshop time, date, location or agenda. Workshop Dates and Times Monday March 26, 2007: 11 a.m.–12 p.m. (public comments); 1:15 p.m.– 5 p.m. Tuesday March 27, 2007: 8:30 a.m.– 12:15 p.m.; 1:30 p.m.–5:15 p.m. Wednesday March 28, 2007: 8:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.; 3:30 p.m.–5 p.m. Workshop Address Hyatt Regency Reston, 1800 President Street, Reston, VA 20190. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION AND TO PREREGISTER CONTACT: John McGeehin (DFO), U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, M.S. 926A, Reston, VA 20192, (703) 648–5349, mcgeehin@usgs.gov. Rama Kotra, Acting Associate Director for Geology, U.S. Geological Survey. [FR Doc. 07–840 Filed 2–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AZ–910–0777–XP–241A] State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC). The business meeting will be held on March 8, 2007, in Phoenix, Arizona, at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Arizona State Office located at One North Central Avenue, 8th floor. It will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 4:30 p.m. The morning agenda items to be covered include: Review of the December 7, 2006, Meeting Minutes, BLM State Director’s Update on Statewide Issues; Presentations on the Rails to Trails Project and the Arizona Strip Cooperative Rangeland Monitoring Program; RAC Questions on written reports from BLM Field Managers; Field E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1 ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 37 / Monday, February 26, 2007 / Notices Office Rangeland Resource Team Proposals; and, Reports by the Standards and Guidelines, Recreation, Off-Highway Vehicle Use, Land Use Planning and Tenure, and Wild Horse and Burro Working Groups. A public comment period will be provided at 11:30 a.m. on March 8, 2007, for any interested publics who wish to address the Council on BLM programs and business. Under the Federal Recreation Enhancement Act, the BLM Arizona RAC has been designated the Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC), and has the authority to review all BLM and Forest Service (FS) recreation fee proposals in Arizona. The afternoon meeting agenda on March 8 will be devoted to presenting the Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) Working Group Report, and reviewing one FS, and three BLM fee proposals in Arizona: (1) Sycamore Cabin (Prescott National Forest) Less than a 20-minute drive from Phoenix, Flagstaff and Prescott, this historic Prescott National Ranger house is currently available for nightly rental. The fee proposal will consider an increase from $100 to $125 per night (excluding $9 reservation fee). An additional $25 per night will be charged if a Recreational Vehicle is brought to the site. (2) Coyote Buttes Special Management Area (BLM Arizona Strip District) Just south of the Utah-Arizona border, with access located midway between Page, Arizona and Kanab, Utah on U.S. Highway 89. Visitors may hike in scenic Coyote Buttes by obtaining an online permit on a first-come, first-served basis. The existing permit fee is $5 per person, per day. The fee proposal will consider the inclusion of an online lottery for hiking permits and a $5 per application lottery fee. (3) Amenity Fee Site Proposals, Annual Recreation Pass, and Long-Term Visitor Areas (BLM Yuma Field Office). Changes to the recreation fee schedules are proposed, including an increase from $140 to $180 for a 7-month permit, and from $30 to $40 for a 14-day permit at the Field Office’s two Long-Term Visitor Areas. In addition, BLM also maintains seven other developed recreation fee sites, six of which are located on the lower Colorado River. The annual pass honored at all seven of these recreation sites is proposed to increase from $50 to $75. At the six Colorado River recreation sites, BLM is proposing to establish a $10 day-use fee and a $15 overnight fee. At the seventh site, the Ehrenberg Sandbowl OffHighway Vehicle Area, BLM is proposing to establish a $5 day-use fee and a $10 overnight fee. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:03 Feb 23, 2007 Jkt 211001 (4) Amenity Fee Site Proposals and Annual Recreation Pass (BLM Lake Havasu Field Office). The Annual Recreation Pass fee is proposed to increase from $50 to $100 per year, the first increase since the program began in 2002. The Annual Pass is used in lieu of paying daily permit fees (typically $4 to $20 each) for an unlimited number of overnight and day-use visits at Lake Havasu shoreline campsites and Parker Strip recreation sites. An increase in Daily Permit Fees is also proposed for the Parker Strip, from $3 to $4 to $5 for day use, and from $4 to $10 to $5 to $10 for overnight. In addition, fees proposed for the Empire Landing Campground (upon its reopening in 2008) would be $25 to $30 per day. Following the FS and BLM proposals, the RRAC will open the meeting to public comments on the fee proposals. After completing their RRAC business, the BLM RAC will reconvene to provide recommendations to the RAC Designated Federal Official on the fee proposals and discuss future RAC meetings and locations. DATES: Effective Date: February 21, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Stevens, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona State Office, One North Central Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, Arizona 85004–4427; 602– 417–9215. Elaine Y. Zielinski, State Director. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 37 (Monday, February 26, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[AZ-910-0777-XP-241A]


State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Arizona Resource 
Advisory Council (RAC).
    The business meeting will be held on March 8, 2007, in Phoenix, 
Arizona, at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Arizona State Office 
located at One North Central Avenue, 8th floor. It will begin at 8 a.m. 
and conclude at 4:30 p.m. The morning agenda items to be covered 
include: Review of the December 7, 2006, Meeting Minutes, BLM State 
Director's Update on Statewide Issues; Presentations on the Rails to 
Trails Project and the Arizona Strip Cooperative Rangeland Monitoring 
Program; RAC Questions on written reports from BLM Field Managers; 
Field

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Office Rangeland Resource Team Proposals; and, Reports by the Standards 
and Guidelines, Recreation, Off-Highway Vehicle Use, Land Use Planning 
and Tenure, and Wild Horse and Burro Working Groups. A public comment 
period will be provided at 11:30 a.m. on March 8, 2007, for any 
interested publics who wish to address the Council on BLM programs and 
business. Under the Federal Recreation Enhancement Act, the BLM Arizona 
RAC has been designated the Recreation Resource Advisory Council 
(RRAC), and has the authority to review all BLM and Forest Service (FS) 
recreation fee proposals in Arizona. The afternoon meeting agenda on 
March 8 will be devoted to presenting the Recreation Enhancement Act 
(REA) Working Group Report, and reviewing one FS, and three BLM fee 
proposals in Arizona:
    (1) Sycamore Cabin (Prescott National Forest) Less than a 20-minute 
drive from Phoenix, Flagstaff and Prescott, this historic Prescott 
National Ranger house is currently available for nightly rental. The 
fee proposal will consider an increase from $100 to $125 per night 
(excluding $9 reservation fee). An additional $25 per night will be 
charged if a Recreational Vehicle is brought to the site.
    (2) Coyote Buttes Special Management Area (BLM Arizona Strip 
District) Just south of the Utah-Arizona border, with access located 
midway between Page, Arizona and Kanab, Utah on U.S. Highway 89. 
Visitors may hike in scenic Coyote Buttes by obtaining an online permit 
on a first-come, first-served basis. The existing permit fee is $5 per 
person, per day. The fee proposal will consider the inclusion of an 
online lottery for hiking permits and a $5 per application lottery fee.
    (3) Amenity Fee Site Proposals, Annual Recreation Pass, and Long-
Term Visitor Areas (BLM Yuma Field Office). Changes to the recreation 
fee schedules are proposed, including an increase from $140 to $180 for 
a 7-month permit, and from $30 to $40 for a 14-day permit at the Field 
Office's two Long-Term Visitor Areas. In addition, BLM also maintains 
seven other developed recreation fee sites, six of which are located on 
the lower Colorado River. The annual pass honored at all seven of these 
recreation sites is proposed to increase from $50 to $75. At the six 
Colorado River recreation sites, BLM is proposing to establish a $10 
day-use fee and a $15 overnight fee. At the seventh site, the Ehrenberg 
Sandbowl Off-Highway Vehicle Area, BLM is proposing to establish a $5 
day-use fee and a $10 overnight fee.
    (4) Amenity Fee Site Proposals and Annual Recreation Pass (BLM Lake 
Havasu Field Office). The Annual Recreation Pass fee is proposed to 
increase from $50 to $100 per year, the first increase since the 
program began in 2002. The Annual Pass is used in lieu of paying daily 
permit fees (typically $4 to $20 each) for an unlimited number of 
overnight and day-use visits at Lake Havasu shoreline campsites and 
Parker Strip recreation sites. An increase in Daily Permit Fees is also 
proposed for the Parker Strip, from $3 to $4 to $5 for day use, and 
from $4 to $10 to $5 to $10 for overnight. In addition, fees proposed 
for the Empire Landing Campground (upon its reopening in 2008) would be 
$25 to $30 per day.
    Following the FS and BLM proposals, the RRAC will open the meeting 
to public comments on the fee proposals. After completing their RRAC 
business, the BLM RAC will reconvene to provide recommendations to the 
RAC Designated Federal Official on the fee proposals and discuss future 
RAC meetings and locations.

DATES: Effective Date: February 21, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Stevens, Bureau of Land 
Management, Arizona State Office, One North Central Avenue, Suite 800, 
Phoenix, Arizona 85004-4427; 602-417-9215.

Elaine Y. Zielinski,
State Director.
[FR Doc. 07-818 Filed 2-23-07; 8:45 am]
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