Notice of Proposed Change to Section IV of the Virginia State Technical Guide, 7508 [E8-2321]

Download as PDF pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 7508 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 27 / Friday, February 8, 2008 / Notices Forest boundary, Godman, Ladybug, Midway, Misery Springs, Panjab, Pataha, and Wickiup campgrounds on the Pomeroy Ranger District. A financial analysis is being completed to determine fee rates.The fees proposed to help maintain these sites would range between $5 and $14 for single sites, $10–$16 for double sites, $20–$40 for group sites. There would be an extra $5.00 charge per additional vehicle per campsite at all the listed campgrounds. Trailheads: The Umatilla National Forest proposes charging fees at the following 17 trailheads: North Fork John Day, Frazier, Winom, and Big Creek trailheads on the North Fork John Day Ranger District; Elk Flats, Meadow Creek, Panjab, Teepee, Three Forks, Timothy Springs, Tucannon, and Twin Buttes on Pomeroy Ranger District; and Burnt Cabin, Deduct Pond, Middle Point, North Fork Umatilla, and Rough Fork on the Walla Walla Ranger District. These sites would be established as fee sites since amenities such as toilets, garbage service, and interpretive signing have been or will be added. Recreation Passes such as the Northwest Forest Pass would cover day use fees for these trailheads. Northwest Forest Passes are $5 for a daily pass and $30 for an annual pass. DATES: Proposed fees would begin after June 2008 and are contingent upon completion of certain improvements. The cabin rentals would be available once a final decision is made and are offered through the National Recreation Reservation Service. ADDRESSES: Kevin Martin, Forest Supervisor, Umatilla National Forest, 2517 SW. Hailey Avenue, Pendleton, Oregon 97801. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Randall, Umatilla Recreation Fee Coordinator, 509–522–6276. Information about proposed fee changes can also be found on the Umatilla National Forest Web site: http:// www.fs.fed.us/r6/uma/recreation/rfa/ fee_changes. shtml. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Recreation Lands Enhancement Act (Title VII, Pub. L. 108–447) directed the Secretary of Agriculture to publish a six month advance notice in the Federal Register whenever new recreation fee areas are established. Once public involvement is complete, these new fees will be reviewed by a Recreation Resource Advisory Committee prior to a final decision and implementation. People wanting to rent Fremont Caretaker’s Cabin or Tucannon Guard Station would need to do so through the National Recreation Reservation Service, at http:// VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:11 Feb 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 www.recreation.gov or by calling 1–877– 444–6777 when it becomes available. and a final determination of change will be made to the subject standards. Dated: January 30, 2008. Kevin Martin, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 08–566 Filed 2–7–08; 8:45 am] Dated: January 23, 2008. John A. Bricker, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Richmond, Virginia. [FR Doc. E8–2321 Filed 2–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M BILLING CODE 3410–16–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Natural Resources Conservation Service Rural Business-Cooperative Service Notice of Proposed Change to Section IV of the Virginia State Technical Guide Announcement of Rural Cooperative Development Grant Application Deadlines and Funding Levels Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), U.S. Department of Agriculture. ACTION: Notice of Availability of proposed changes in the Virginia NRCS State Technical Guide for review and comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: It has been determined by the NRCS State Conservationist for Virginia that changes must be made in the NRCS State Technical Guide specifically in practice standards: #578, Stream Crossing; #574, Spring Development; #561, Heavy Use Area protection; #575, Animal Trails and Walkways; and #560, Access Road. These practices will be used to plan and install conservation practices on cropland, pastureland, woodland, and wildlife land. DATES: Comments will be received for a 30-day period commencing with the date of this publication. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Inquire in writing to John A. Bricker, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), 1606 Santa Rosa Road, Suite 209, Richmond, Virginia 23229–5014; Telephone number (804) 287–1691; Fax number (804) 287–1737. Copies of the practice standards will be made available upon written request to the address shown above or on the Virginia NRCS Web site: http://www.va.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/ draftstandards.html. Section 343 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 states that revisions made after enactment of the law to NRCS State technical guides used to carry out highly erodible land and wetland provisions of the law shall be made available for public review and comment. For the next 30 days, the NRCS in Virginia will receive comments relative to the proposed changes. Following that period, a determination will be made by the NRCS in Virginia regarding disposition of those comments SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of solicitation of applications. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Rural Business-Cooperative Service programs are administered through USDA Rural Development. USDA Rural Development announces the availability of approximately $4.4 million in competitive grant funds for the fiscal year (FY) 2008 Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG) Program. The intended effect of this notice is to solicit applications for FY 2008 and award grants on or before September 12, 2008. The maximum award per grant is $200,000 and matching funds are required. DATES: Applications for grants must be submitted on paper or electronically according to the following deadlines: Paper copies must be postmarked and mailed, shipped, or sent overnight no later than April 8, 2008, to be eligible for FY 2008 grant funding. Late applications are not eligible for FY 2008 grant funding. Electronic copies must be received by April 8, 2008, to be eligible for FY 2008 grant funding. Late applications are not eligible for FY 2008 grant funding. ADDRESSES: Application materials for a RCDG may be obtained at http:// www.rurdev.usda.gov/rbs/coops/rcdg/ rcdg.htm or by contacting the applicant’s USDA Rural Development State Office at (202) 720–4323 and pressing ‘‘1’’. Submit completed paper applications for a grant to Cooperative Programs, Attn: RCDG Program, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Mail Stop 3250, Room 4016-South, Washington, DC 20250–3250. The phone number that should be used for courier delivery is (202) 720–7558. Submit electronic grant applications at http://www.grants.gov, following the instructions found on this Web site. E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 27 (Friday, February 8, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 7508]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-2321]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service


Notice of Proposed Change to Section IV of the Virginia State 
Technical Guide

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), U.S. Department 
of Agriculture.

ACTION: Notice of Availability of proposed changes in the Virginia NRCS 
State Technical Guide for review and comment.

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SUMMARY: It has been determined by the NRCS State Conservationist for 
Virginia that changes must be made in the NRCS State Technical Guide 
specifically in practice standards: 578, Stream Crossing; 
574, Spring Development; 561, Heavy Use Area 
protection; 575, Animal Trails and Walkways; and 560, 
Access Road. These practices will be used to plan and install 
conservation practices on cropland, pastureland, woodland, and wildlife 
land.

DATES: Comments will be received for a 30-day period commencing with 
the date of this publication.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Inquire in writing to John A. Bricker, 
State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), 
1606 Santa Rosa Road, Suite 209, Richmond, Virginia 23229-5014; 
Telephone number (804) 287-1691; Fax number (804) 287-1737. Copies of 
the practice standards will be made available upon written request to 
the address shown above or on the Virginia NRCS Web site: http://
www.va.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/draftstandards.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 343 of the Federal Agriculture 
Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 states that revisions made after 
enactment of the law to NRCS State technical guides used to carry out 
highly erodible land and wetland provisions of the law shall be made 
available for public review and comment. For the next 30 days, the NRCS 
in Virginia will receive comments relative to the proposed changes. 
Following that period, a determination will be made by the NRCS in 
Virginia regarding disposition of those comments and a final 
determination of change will be made to the subject standards.

    Dated: January 23, 2008.
John A. Bricker,
State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 
Richmond, Virginia.
 [FR Doc. E8-2321 Filed 2-7-08; 8:45 am]
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