Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board; Meeting, 61436-61437 [E8-24631]

Download as PDF 61436 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 201 / Thursday, October 16, 2008 / Notices SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to NANA Regional Corporation, Inc., Successor in Interest to Katyaak Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Kiana, Alaska, and are located in: Kateel River Meridian, Alaska T. 20 N., R. 7 W., Secs. 25, 26 and 27; Secs. 34, 35 and 36. Containing approximately 3,834 acres. T. 17 N., R. 8 W., Secs. 7, 8, and 9; Secs. 16 and 17. Containing approximately 3,190 acres. Aggregating approximately 7,024 acres. The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. when the surface estate is conveyed to NANA Regional Corporation, Inc., Successor in Interest to Katyaak Corporation. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Arctic Sounder. The time limits for filing an appeal are: 1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely affected by the decision shall have until November 17, 2008 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal. Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4, subpart E, shall be deemed to have waived their rights. DATES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. ADDRESSES: The Bureau of Land Management by phone at 907–271–5960, or by e-mail at ak.blm.conveyance@ak.blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunication device (TTD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hillary Woods, Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication I. [FR Doc. E8–24634 Filed 10–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WO–260–08–1060–XQ–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, November 17, 2008, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., local time. This will be a one day meeting. ADDRESSES: The Advisory Board will meet in Reno, Nevada at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino, in the Reno Ballroom, 50 East Fourth Street, Reno, Nevada 89501. The Silver Legacy’s address is 407 North Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada 89501. Their phone number is 1–800–687–7733. 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 November 12, 2008. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for electronic access and filing address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ramona DeLorme, Wild Horse and Burro Administrative Assistant, at 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 and burros on the Nation’s public lands. The tentative agenda for the meeting is: Monday, November 17, 2008 (8 a.m.– 5 p.m.) 8 a.m. Call to Order & Introductions. 8:15 a.m. Old Business: Approval of June 2008 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 two 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 November 17, 2008 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 November 17, 2008 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 three 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 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 201 / Thursday, October 16, 2008 / Notices 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 where 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. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. 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: October 9, 2008. Edwin L. Roberson, Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning. [FR Doc. E8–24631 Filed 10–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLAZG01000 L12320000 AL0000 LVRDAZ020000] Proposed Supplementary Rules for the Hot Well Dunes Recreation Area, Public Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management Gila District and Safford Field Office, Graham County, AZ Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Proposed Supplementary Rules. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proposing new supplementary rules for the Hot Well Dunes (HWD) Recreation Area, public lands managed by the Gila District and Safford Field Office in Graham County, Arizona. The rules relate to the health and safety of public land users and protection of natural resources. These supplementary rules will be enforced by BLM law enforcement rangers within the HWD Recreation Area. Proposed rules address vehicle rider capacity, clinging to or being towed by a vehicle, safety flags, vehicle use, public nudity, firearms, pets, speed limit, camping, waste disposal, and length of stay. All current supplementary rules will be rescinded and replaced by these revised rules for the HWD Recreation Area. DATES: We invite comments until December 15, 2008. In developing final rules, the BLM may not consider comments postmarked or received after this date. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to the following address via regular mail or other delivery service: Bureau of Land Management, Safford Field Office, 711 14th Avenue, Safford, Arizona 85546. Comments may also be submitted via e-mail to Larry_Ramirez@blm.gov or faxed to 928–348–4450. You may access the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Cooke, Field Manager, or Larry Ramirez, Law Enforcement Ranger, Bureau of Land Management, Safford Field Office, 711 14th Avenue, Safford, Arizona 85546, telephone 928–348– 4400. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Comment Procedures II. Background and Purpose III. Discussion of Supplementary Rules IV. Procedural Matters 61437 I. Comment Procedures Written comments on the proposed supplementary rules should be specific, confined to issues pertinent to the proposed supplementary rules, and should explain the reason for any recommended change. Where possible, comments should reference the specific section or paragraph of the rules that the comment is addressing. You may also access and comment on the proposed supplementary rules at the Federal eRulemaking Portal by following the instructions at that site (see ADDRESSES). The BLM need not consider or include in the Administrative Record for the final supplementary rules: (a) Comments that the BLM receives after the close of the comment period (see DATES), unless they are postmarked or electronically dated before the deadline, or (b) comments delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES). Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at the Safford Field Office, 711 14th Avenue, Safford, Arizona 85546, during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.), Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. The BLM will make available for public inspection in their entirety all submissions from organizations, businesses, and government agencies, or from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of such entities. II. Background and Purpose These proposed supplementary rules apply to the designated HWD Recreation Area, public lands administered by the Gila District and Safford Field Office. Due to increases in visitation at the HWD, the nature of the terrain and vegetation, and the types of vehicles in use, the following rules are proposed to reduce threats to public health, safety, and property. These supplementary rules will allow the BLM to increase law enforcement efforts that will help mitigate damage to natural resources and provide for public health and safe public recreation. III. Discussion of Supplementary Rules The Gila District/Safford Field Office proposes to rescind all prior supplementary rules for the HWD

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WO-260-08-1060-XQ-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, November 17, 2008, from 8 
a.m. to 5 p.m., local time. This will be a one day meeting.

ADDRESSES: The Advisory Board will meet in Reno, Nevada at the Silver 
Legacy Resort Casino, in the Reno Ballroom, 50 East Fourth Street, 
Reno, Nevada 89501. The Silver Legacy's address is 407 North Virginia 
Street, Reno, Nevada 89501. Their phone number is 1-800-687-7733.
    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 November 12, 
2008. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for electronic access 
and filing address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ramona DeLorme, Wild Horse and Burro 
Administrative Assistant, at 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 and burros on the Nation's public lands. The 
tentative agenda for the meeting is:

Monday, November 17, 2008 (8 a.m.- 5 p.m.)

8 a.m. Call to Order & Introductions.
8:15 a.m. Old Business:
    Approval of June 2008 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 two 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 November 17, 2008 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 
November 17, 2008 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 three 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

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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 where 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. Before 
including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal 
identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your 
entire comment--including your personal identifying information--may be 
made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your 
comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public 
review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. 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: October 9, 2008.
Edwin L. Roberson,
Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning.
 [FR Doc. E8-24631 Filed 10-15-08; 8:45 am]
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