Availability of Diving Operations, Recreational Fishing, Research, Conservation, and Education Seats for the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, 63950 [E8-25708]

Download as PDF 63950 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 209 / Tuesday, October 28, 2008 / Notices Dated: October 22, 2008. Patrick Gallagher, Deputy Director. [FR Doc. E8–25698 Filed 10–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Diving Operations, Recreational Fishing, Research, Conservation, and Education Seats for the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice to extend the application deadline and request for applications. Notice of opening of an additional Advisory Council seat. AGENCY: The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary (FGBNMS or Sanctuary) is seeking applicants for the of Diving Operations, Recreational Fishing, Research, Conservation and Education seats on its Sanctuary Advisory Council (Council). Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the Sanctuary. The Applicant chosen as a member should expect to serve a 3-year term, pursuant to the Council’s Charter. DATES: Applications are due by November 7, 2008. ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from Jennifer Morgan at NOAA-Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 4700 Avenue U, Bldg. 216, Galveston, TX 77551 or downloaded from the sanctuary Web site http://flowergarden.noaa.gov. Completed applications should be sent to the same mailing address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Morgan, NOAA-Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 4700 Avenue U, Bldg. 216, Galveston, TX 77551, 409–621–5151 ext. 103, Jennifer.Morgan@noaa.gov. ebenthall on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES SUMMARY: Located in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary includes three separate areas, known as East Flower Garden, West SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Oct 27, 2008 Jkt 217001 Flower Garden, and Stetson Banks. The Sanctuary was designated on January 17, 1992. Stetson Bank was added to the Sanctuary in 1996. The Sanctuary Advisory Council will consist of no more than 11 members; 8 nongovernmental voting members and 3 governmental non-voting members. The Council may serve as a forum for consultation and deliberation among its members and as a source of advice to the Sanctuary manager regarding the management of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Daniel J. Basta, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E8–25708 Filed 10–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XL48 Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements; Public Workshops National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of workshops. AGENCY: SUMMARY: NMFS, Alaska Region, and the U.S. Coast Guard, North Pacific Fisheries Training Center, will present workshops on eLandings, a consolidated electronic means of reporting production of commercial groundfish to multiple management agencies for Federal and State fisheries off the coast of Alaska, and 2009 recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the Alaska groundfish fisheries and Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) fisheries. DATES: The workshops will be held on November 20 and 21, 2008. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the times. The workshops will be held in Seattle, WA. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the addresses. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Hogan, 907–586–7462. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The workshops will include discussion of eLandings and 2009 recordkeeping and reporting requirements for Alaska ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 groundfish fisheries and IFQ fisheries and instructions for completing and submitting required reports and logbooks. The workshops are scheduled as follows: 1. November 20, 2008, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Standard Time (PST), at the Silver Cloud Inn — Lake Union, Capital Hill Room, 1150 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA. NMFS will provide a demonstration of the new version of eLandings for at–sea catcher processors and training on how to submit daily production reports and fish tickets. 2. November 21, 2008, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., PST, at Pacific Marine Fish Expo, Qwest Field Event Center, Room C2, 800 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA. NMFS and Coast Guard will discuss recordkeeping and reporting requirements and instructions for completing and submitting required reports and logbooks. Suggestions and recommendations on scheduling these workshops or on holding workshops at other times and places are welcome. Special Accommodations These workshops will be physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Jennifer Hogan, 907–586–7462, at least 10 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: October 22, 2008. Emily H. Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–25706 Filed 10–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN: 0648–XK51 Fisheries of the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico; Southeastern Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of change of dates for SEDAR Procedural Workshop on Catchability. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The dates for the SEDAR Catchability Procedural Workshop, originally scheduled for November 17— 20, 2008, have been changed to February 9–12, 2009. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The rescheduled Workshop will take place February 9, 2008, from 1 E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Availability of Diving Operations, Recreational Fishing, 
Research, Conservation, and Education Seats for the Flower Garden Banks 
National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council

AGENCY: National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP), National Ocean 
Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 
Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice to extend the application deadline and request for 
applications. Notice of opening of an additional Advisory Council seat.

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SUMMARY: The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary (FGBNMS or 
Sanctuary) is seeking applicants for the of Diving Operations, 
Recreational Fishing, Research, Conservation and Education seats on its 
Sanctuary Advisory Council (Council). Applicants are chosen based upon 
their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for 
which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; 
philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; 
and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the 
Sanctuary. The Applicant chosen as a member should expect to serve a 3-
year term, pursuant to the Council's Charter.

DATES: Applications are due by November 7, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from Jennifer Morgan at 
NOAA-Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 4700 Avenue U, 
Bldg. 216, Galveston, TX 77551 or downloaded from the sanctuary Web 
site http://flowergarden.noaa.gov. Completed applications should be 
sent to the same mailing address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Morgan, NOAA-Flower Garden 
Banks National Marine Sanctuary, 4700 Avenue U, Bldg. 216, Galveston, 
TX 77551, 409-621-5151 ext. 103, Jennifer.Morgan@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Located in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, 
the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary includes three 
separate areas, known as East Flower Garden, West Flower Garden, and 
Stetson Banks. The Sanctuary was designated on January 17, 1992. 
Stetson Bank was added to the Sanctuary in 1996. The Sanctuary Advisory 
Council will consist of no more than 11 members; 8 non-governmental 
voting members and 3 governmental non-voting members. The Council may 
serve as a forum for consultation and deliberation among its members 
and as a source of advice to the Sanctuary manager regarding the 
management of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1431, et seq.

(Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary 
Program)

Daniel J. Basta,
Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-25708 Filed 10-27-08; 8:45 am]
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