Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings, 61663-61664 [E9-28251]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 226 / Wednesday, November 25, 2009 / Notices Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on implementation of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and provides for continuing review to update the EAR as needed. Dated: November 18, 2009. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E9–28195 Filed 11–24–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P Agenda Public Session DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 1. Opening remarks by the Chairman. 2. Presentation of papers or comments by the Public. 3. Opening remarks by Bureau of Industry and Security. 4. Export Enforcement update. 5. Regulations update. 6. Working group reports. 7. Automated Export System (AES) update. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES Closed Session 8. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 section 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3). 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SUMMARY: This notice advises the public that the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene a meeting of its Advisory Panel. DATES: The Advisory Panel meeting will be held December 15–17, 2009. For the specific time and agenda for the meeting see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting of the Advisory Panel will be held at the Council office at 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The date, time and agenda for each meeting are as follows: Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Review and approval of agenda 3. Reports on fishery and community issues, American Samoa, Guam, CNMI and Hawaii 4. Status of Council programs 5. New directions a. Council process b. Administrative initiatives c. Leveraging Council family resources and networks d. Other initiatives 6. Guest presentation on effects of El Nino in the Western Pacific Region 7. Breakout session on how the Advisors can help implement Council programs a. Improving communication b. Public engagement strategies 8. Review and discussion on breakout outcomes PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61663 Wednesday, December 16, 2009 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 9. Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology site visit and guest presentations on (1) Using genetics and life history to track spread of introduced taape, roi and toau in Hawaii; (2) Recent advances in population resolution with examples from Hawaii; and (3) Complex population structure and management of migratory marine animals. 10. Council issues and actions a. Catch shares b. Annual Catch Limits c. Collecting fishing information i. Report on data workshop ii. Non-commercial federal permit and reporting iii. Voluntary data collection d. Marine spatial planning i. Offshore aquaculture options ii. Hawaii bottomfish essential fish habitat and habitat of particular concern options iii. Monuments iv. Marine protected area policy v. Buoys and Moorings vi. Other e. Community programs i. Cooperative research ii. Marine Education and Training iii. Community networking iv. Fish aggregation devices v. Marine Conservation Plan community development project vi. Traditional Ecological Knowledge Summit f. Federal/agency presentations i. Status of Western Pacific Region sea turtles ii. Coral reef assessments 11. Breakout session to discuss fishery and program issues a. Develop recommendations on action items as presented b. Develop strategy and plan to further discuss issues with the public 12. Reconvene plenary a. Review breakout outcomes b. Summarize recommendations c. Consider region-wide recommendations Thursday, December 17, 2009, 9 a.m. noon 13. Guest presentation - TBD 14. 2010 Calendar of meeting and events a. Council meetings, workshops and events b. Other meetings and events 15. 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Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522– 8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: November 20, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XT11


Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice advises the public that the Western Pacific 
Fishery Management Council (Council) will convene a meeting of its 
Advisory Panel.

DATES: The Advisory Panel meeting will be held December 15-17, 2009. 
For the specific time and agenda for the meeting see SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meeting of the Advisory Panel will be held at the 
Council office at 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; 
telephone: (808) 522-8220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The date, time and agenda for each meeting 
are as follows:

Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    1. Welcome and Introductions
    2. Review and approval of agenda
    3. Reports on fishery and community issues, American Samoa, Guam, 
CNMI and Hawaii
    4. Status of Council programs
    5. New directions
    a. Council process
    b. Administrative initiatives
    c. Leveraging Council family resources and networks
    d. Other initiatives
    6. Guest presentation on effects of El Nino in the Western Pacific 
Region
    7. Breakout session on how the Advisors can help implement Council 
programs
    a. Improving communication
    b. Public engagement strategies
    8. Review and discussion on breakout outcomes

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    9. Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology site visit and guest 
presentations on (1) Using genetics and life history to track spread of 
introduced taape, roi and toau in Hawaii; (2) Recent advances in 
population resolution with examples from Hawaii; and (3) Complex 
population structure and management of migratory marine animals.
    10. Council issues and actions
    a. Catch shares
    b. Annual Catch Limits
    c. Collecting fishing information
    i. Report on data workshop
    ii. Non-commercial federal permit and reporting
    iii. Voluntary data collection
    d. Marine spatial planning
    i. Offshore aquaculture options
    ii. Hawaii bottomfish essential fish habitat and habitat of 
particular concern options
    iii. Monuments
    iv. Marine protected area policy
    v. Buoys and Moorings
    vi. Other
    e. Community programs
    i. Cooperative research
    ii. Marine Education and Training
    iii. Community networking
    iv. Fish aggregation devices
    v. Marine Conservation Plan community development project
    vi. Traditional Ecological Knowledge Summit
    f. Federal/agency presentations
    i. Status of Western Pacific Region sea turtles
    ii. Coral reef assessments
    11. Breakout session to discuss fishery and program issues
    a. Develop recommendations on action items as presented
    b. Develop strategy and plan to further discuss issues with the 
public
    12. Reconvene plenary
    a. Review breakout outcomes
    b. Summarize recommendations
    c. Consider region-wide recommendations

Thursday, December 17, 2009, 9 a.m. - noon

    13. Guest presentation - TBD
    14. 2010 Calendar of meeting and events
    a. Council meetings, workshops and events
    b. Other meetings and events
    15. Review and finalize outcomes
    a. Recap recommendations and plans by island area
    b. Consider additional actions
    16. Other issues
    The order in which agenda items are addressed may change. Public 
comment

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periods will be provided throughout each agenda. The Advisory Panel 
will meet as late as necessary to complete scheduled business.
    Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come 
before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), 
those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these 
meetings. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically 
identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of 
this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the 
Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the 
Council's intent to take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    These meetings are physically accessible to people with 
disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other 
auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522-8220 
(voice) or (808) 522-8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting 
date.

    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: November 20, 2009.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine 
Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. E9-28251 Filed 11-24-09; 8:45 am]
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