Notice of Public Meeting, BLM-Alaska Resource Advisory Council, 3629 [E9-1025]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 12 / Wednesday, January 21, 2009 / Notices available to the public, including opportunities for hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, wildlife photography, and environmental education and interpretation. We will review and update the CCP at least every 15 years in accordance with the Improvement Act. Each unit of the National Wildlife Refuge System is established for specific purposes. We use the purposes as the foundation for developing and prioritizing the management goals and objectives for each refuge within the National Wildlife Refuge System mission, and to determine how the public can use each refuge. The planning process is a way for us and the public to evaluate management goals and objectives for the best possible conservation approach to this important wildlife habitat, while providing for wildlife-dependent recreation opportunities that are compatible with the refuge’s establishing purposes and the mission of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Our CCP process provides participation opportunities for state, tribal, and local governments; agencies; organizations; and the public. At this time we encourage input in the form of issues, concerns, ideas, and suggestions for the future management of White River NWR. Special mailings, newspaper articles, and other media outlets will be used to announce opportunities for input throughout the planning process. We will conduct the environmental assessment in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.); NEPA regulations (40 CFR parts 1500–1508); other appropriate Federal laws and regulations; and our policies and procedures for compliance with those laws and regulations. White River NWR was established in 1935 for the protection of migratory birds. The refuge lies in the floodplain of the White River near where it meets the Mississippi River. The refuge has one of the largest remaining bottomland hardwood forests in the Mississippi River Valley. The refuge’s fertile forests and 300 lakes are interlaced with streams, sloughs, and bayous. The result is a haven for a myriad of native wildlife and migratory birds. Approximately two-thirds of the bird species found in Arkansas can be seen at White River NWR. Many of these are neotropical migratory songbirds that use the refuge as a stopping point on their journey to and from Central and South America. VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:54 Jan 16, 2009 Jkt 217001 The refuge provides important opportunities for compatible wildlifedependent recreational activities involving hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, wildlife photography, and environmental education and interpretation. In 2003, White River NWR completed construction of a 10,000-square-foot office and visitor center off Highway 1 in St. Charles, Arkansas. This facility houses an auditorium, environmental education classroom, an exhibit hall, and the Friends of White River Bookstore. Public Availability of Comments Before including your address, phone number, e-mail, 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. Authority: This notice is published under the authority of the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997, Public Law 105–57. Dated: December 5, 2008. Cynthia K. Dohner, Acting Regional Director. [FR Doc. E9–1030 Filed 1–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AK–910–1310PP–ARAC] Notice of Public Meeting, BLM-Alaska Resource Advisory Council AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. 3629 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Wilson, RAC Coordinator, BLMAlaska State Office, 222 W. 7th Avenue, #13, Anchorage, AK 99513. Telephone (907) 271–4418 or e-mail Sharon_Wilson@blm.gov. The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Alaska. At this meeting, topics planned for discussion include: • Election of Chair and Vice-Chair • District Manager reports • Invasive plant management program • Implementation of recently completed resource management plans • Other topics of interest to the RAC All meetings are open to the public. Depending on the number of people wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited, so be prepared to submit written comments if necessary. 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. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation, transportation, or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM RAC Coordinator listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 13, 2009. Thomas P. Lonnie, State Director. [FR Doc. E9–1025 Filed 1–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below. DATES: The meeting will be held February 19–20, 2009, at the Campbell Creek Science Center, located at BLM Campbell Tract, 5600 Science Center Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99507. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 12 (Wednesday, January 21, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 3629]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-1025]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[AK-910-1310PP-ARAC]


Notice of Public Meeting, BLM-Alaska Resource Advisory Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Alaska 
Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below.

DATES: The meeting will be held February 19-20, 2009, at the Campbell 
Creek Science Center, located at BLM Campbell Tract, 5600 Science 
Center Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99507. On February 19 the meeting 
starts at 1 p.m. On February 20, the meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. and 
the council will accept public comment from 1-2 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Wilson, RAC Coordinator, BLM-
Alaska State Office, 222 W. 7th Avenue, 13, Anchorage, AK 
99513. Telephone (907) 271-4418 or e-mail Sharon_Wilson@blm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15-member Council advises the Secretary 
of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of 
planning and management issues associated with public land management 
in Alaska. At this meeting, topics planned for discussion include:

     Election of Chair and Vice-Chair
     District Manager reports
     Invasive plant management program
     Implementation of recently completed resource management 
plans
     Other topics of interest to the RAC
    All meetings are open to the public. Depending on the number of 
people wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual 
oral comments may be limited, so be prepared to submit written comments 
if necessary. 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.
    Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as 
sign language interpretation, transportation, or other reasonable 
accommodations, should contact the BLM RAC Coordinator listed above.

    Dated: January 13, 2009.
Thomas P. Lonnie,
State Director.
 [FR Doc. E9-1025 Filed 1-16-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-JA-P