Notice of Call for Nominations for the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board, 48174-48175 [2011-19998]

Download as PDF 48174 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 152 / Monday, August 8, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–FHC–2011–N157; 94300–1122– 0000–Z2] Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee; Announcement of Public Teleconference and Webcast Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public teleconference and webcast. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), will host a Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee (Committee) meeting via teleconference and webcast. This meeting is open to the public, but registration is required. DATES: Meeting: The meeting will take place on August 23, from 1 to 5 p.m. Eastern Time. Pre-meeting Public Registration: If you are a member of the public wishing to participate in the meeting via telephone or webcast, you must register online by August 16, 2011 (see ‘‘Meeting Participation Information’’ in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel London, Division of Habitat and Resource Conservation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, (703) 358–2161. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We will host a Committee meeting via teleconference and webcast on August 23, 2011. This meeting is open to the public. Registration is required. SUMMARY: Agenda The meeting agenda will include reports to the full Committee from Subcommittees on: Adaptive Management and Mitigation; Definition of ‘‘significant’’; Phase-In of Guidelines; Habitat Fragmentation; Table 1: Tier 4 Monitoring; Avian and Bat Protection Plans; and Role of the Service. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background On March 13, 2007, the Department of the Interior published a notice of establishment of the Committee in the Federal Register (72 FR 11373). 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: If a protest of this dependent resurvey is received prior to the date of the official filing, the official filing will be stayed pending consideration of the merits of the protest. This particular plat will not be officially filed until after all protests have been accepted or dismissed and become final. Randy Bloom, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Colorado. [FR Doc. 2011–20002 Filed 8–5–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO260000 L10600000 XQ0000] Notice of Call for Nominations for the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. Bureau of Land Management SUMMARY: AGENCY: [LLCO956000.L14200000 BJ0000] Notice of Stay of Filing of Plat; Colorado Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On Friday, February 18, 2011, the Bureau of Land Management, (BLM) published a Notice of Stay of Filing of Plat; Colorado in the Federal Register (76 FR 9596) declaring the intent to file certain plats on July 31, 2011. The BLM Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public that the proposed filing of the plat and field notes of the dependent resurvey and surveys in Township 9 South, Range 93 West, Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado accepted on August 5, 2010, is hereby postponed in order to extend the period of time for interested parties to communicate with the BLM regarding this proposed filing and to extend the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The purpose of this notice is to solicit public nominations for three members to the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board (Board). The Board provides advice concerning management, protection, and control of wild free-roaming horses and burros on the public lands administered by the Department of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Department of Agriculture, through the Forest Service. DATES: Nominations should be submitted to the address listed below no later than September 22, 2011. ADDRESSES: All mail sent via the U.S. Postal Service should be sent as follows: National Wild Horse and Burro Program, U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C Street, NW., Room 2134LM, Attn: Sharon Kipping, Washington, DC 20240. All mail and packages that are sent via FedEx or UPS should be addressed as follows: National Wild Horse and Burro Program, U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 20 M E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 152 / Monday, August 8, 2011 / Notices Street, SE., Room 2134LM, Attn: Sharon Kipping, Washington, DC 20003. You may also send a fax to Ms. Kipping at 202–912–7182, or e-mail her at skipping@blm.gov. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Kipping, Wild Horse and Burro Program Specialist at 202–912–7263. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the Council serve without compensation. However, while away from their homes or regular places of business, Council and subcommittee members engaged in Council or subcommittee business, approved by the Designated Federal Official, may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in Government service under Section 5703 of Title 5 of the United States Code. Nominations for a term of 3 years are needed to represent the following categories of interest: Wild horse and burro advocacy groups; Veterinary medicine (equine science); and General public interest (with special knowledge of wild horses and burros, wildlife, animal husbandry, or natural resource management). Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to serve on the Board. The following information must accompany all nominations for the individual to be considered for a position. Nominations will not be accepted without a complete resume of the nominee, including the following: 1. Which positions the nominee wishes to be considered for; 2. Nominee’s First, Middle and Last Name; 3. Business Address and Phone; 4. Home Address and Phone; 5. E-mail Address; 6. Present Occupation/Title; 7. Education: (colleges, degrees, major field of study); 8. Career Highlights: Significant related experience, civic and professional activities, elected or appointed offices (included prior advisory committee experience or career achievements related to the interest to VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:57 Aug 05, 2011 Jkt 223001 be represented). Attach additional pages, as necessary; 9. Qualifications: Education, training and experience that qualify you to serve on the Board; 10. Experience or knowledge of wild horse and burro management and the issues facing the BLM; 11. Experience or knowledge of horses or burros: (equine health, training and management); 12. Experience in working with disparate groups to achieve collaborative solutions: (civic organizations, planning commissions, school boards); 13. Indicate any BLM permits, leases or licenses that you or your employer hold (or state Not Applicable); and 14. Indicate whether or not you are a federally registered lobbyist. —Attach or have letters of references sent from special interests or organizations you may represent. Also letters of endorsement from business associates; friends; co-workers; local, State, and/or Federal government representatives; or members of Congress along with any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. Simultaneously with this notice, the BLM state offices will issue press releases providing information for submitting nominations. As appropriate, certain Board members may be appointed as Special Government Employees. Special Government Employees serve on the board without compensation, and are subject to financial disclosure requirements in the Ethics in Government Act and 5 CFR part 2634. Nominations are to be sent to the address listed under ADDRESSES above. Privacy Act Statement: The authority to request this information is contained in 5 U.S.C. 301, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and Part 1784 of Title 43, Code of Federal Regulations. It is used by the appointment officer to determine education, training, and experience related to possible service on an Advisory Council of the Bureau of Land Management. If you are appointed as an advisor, the information will be retained by the appointing official for as long as you serve. Otherwise, it will be destroyed 2 years after termination of your membership or returned (if requested) following announcement of the Council appointments. Completion of this form is voluntary. However, failure to complete any or all items will inhibit fair evaluation of your qualifications, and could result in you not receiving full consideration for appointment. PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48175 Each nominee will be considered for selection according to his or her ability to represent his or her designated constituency, analyze and interpret data and information, evaluate programs, identify problems, work collaboratively in seeking solutions, and formulate and recommend corrective actions. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists to serve on all Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and non-FACA boards, committees or councils. Pursuant to Section 7 of the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act, members of the Board cannot be employed by either Federal or State governments. The Board will meet no less than two times annually. The BLM Director may call additional meetings in connection with special needs for advice. Certification Statement: I hereby certify that the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the Secretary’s responsibilities to manage the lands, resources, and facilities administered by the BLM. Edwin L. Roberson, Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning. [FR Doc. 2011–19998 Filed 8–5–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [2253–665] Notice of Intent To Repatriate a Cultural Item: California Department of Parks and Recreation, Sacramento, CA National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The California Department of Parks and Recreation, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, has determined that an item meets the definition of unassociated funerary object and repatriation to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the unassociated funerary object may contact the California Department of Parks and Recreation. DATES: Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes it has a cultural affiliation with the unassociated funerary object should contact the California Department of Parks and Recreation at the address below by September 7, 2011. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 152 (Monday, August 8, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48174-48175]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLWO260000 L10600000 XQ0000]


Notice of Call for Nominations for the Wild Horse and Burro 
Advisory Board

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to solicit public nominations 
for three members to the Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board (Board). 
The Board provides advice concerning management, protection, and 
control of wild free-roaming horses and burros on the public lands 
administered by the Department of the Interior, through the Bureau of 
Land Management (BLM), and the Department of Agriculture, through the 
Forest Service.

DATES: Nominations should be submitted to the address listed below no 
later than September 22, 2011.

ADDRESSES: All mail sent via the U.S. Postal Service should be sent as 
follows: National Wild Horse and Burro Program, U.S. Department of 
Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C Street, NW., Room 2134LM, 
Attn: Sharon Kipping, Washington, DC 20240. All mail and packages that 
are sent via FedEx or UPS should be addressed as follows: National Wild 
Horse and Burro Program, U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land 
Management, 20 M

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Street, SE., Room 2134LM, Attn: Sharon Kipping, Washington, DC 20003. 
You may also send a fax to Ms. Kipping at 202-912-7182, or e-mail her 
at skipping@blm.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Kipping, Wild Horse and Burro 
Program Specialist at 202-912-7263. Persons who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above 
individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours 
a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above 
individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the Council serve without 
compensation. However, while away from their homes or regular places of 
business, Council and subcommittee members engaged in Council or 
subcommittee business, approved by the Designated Federal Official, may 
be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, 
in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in Government 
service under Section 5703 of Title 5 of the United States Code. 
Nominations for a term of 3 years are needed to represent the following 
categories of interest:
    Wild horse and burro advocacy groups;
    Veterinary medicine (equine science); and
    General public interest (with special knowledge of wild horses and 
burros, wildlife, animal husbandry, or natural resource management).
    Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Any individual or 
organization may nominate one or more persons to serve on the Board. 
The following information must accompany all nominations for the 
individual to be considered for a position. Nominations will not be 
accepted without a complete resume of the nominee, including the 
following:
    1. Which positions the nominee wishes to be considered for;
    2. Nominee's First, Middle and Last Name;
    3. Business Address and Phone;
    4. Home Address and Phone;
    5. E-mail Address;
    6. Present Occupation/Title;
    7. Education: (colleges, degrees, major field of study);
    8. Career Highlights: Significant related experience, civic and 
professional activities, elected or appointed offices (included prior 
advisory committee experience or career achievements related to the 
interest to be represented). Attach additional pages, as necessary;
    9. Qualifications: Education, training and experience that qualify 
you to serve on the Board;
    10. Experience or knowledge of wild horse and burro management and 
the issues facing the BLM;
    11. Experience or knowledge of horses or burros: (equine health, 
training and management);
    12. Experience in working with disparate groups to achieve 
collaborative solutions: (civic organizations, planning commissions, 
school boards);
    13. Indicate any BLM permits, leases or licenses that you or your 
employer hold (or state Not Applicable); and
    14. Indicate whether or not you are a federally registered 
lobbyist.

--Attach or have letters of references sent from special interests or 
organizations you may represent. Also letters of endorsement from 
business associates; friends; co-workers; local, State, and/or Federal 
government representatives; or members of Congress along with any other 
information that speaks to the nominee's qualifications.

    Simultaneously with this notice, the BLM state offices will issue 
press releases providing information for submitting nominations.
    As appropriate, certain Board members may be appointed as Special 
Government Employees. Special Government Employees serve on the board 
without compensation, and are subject to financial disclosure 
requirements in the Ethics in Government Act and 5 CFR part 2634. 
Nominations are to be sent to the address listed under ADDRESSES above.
    Privacy Act Statement: The authority to request this information is 
contained in 5 U.S.C. 301, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and Part 
1784 of Title 43, Code of Federal Regulations. It is used by the 
appointment officer to determine education, training, and experience 
related to possible service on an Advisory Council of the Bureau of 
Land Management. If you are appointed as an advisor, the information 
will be retained by the appointing official for as long as you serve. 
Otherwise, it will be destroyed 2 years after termination of your 
membership or returned (if requested) following announcement of the 
Council appointments. Completion of this form is voluntary. However, 
failure to complete any or all items will inhibit fair evaluation of 
your qualifications, and could result in you not receiving full 
consideration for appointment.
    Each nominee will be considered for selection according to his or 
her ability to represent his or her designated constituency, analyze 
and interpret data and information, evaluate programs, identify 
problems, work collaboratively in seeking solutions, and formulate and 
recommend corrective actions.
    The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently 
federally registered lobbyists to serve on all Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA) and non-FACA boards, committees or councils. 
Pursuant to Section 7 of the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act, 
members of the Board cannot be employed by either Federal or State 
governments. The Board will meet no less than two times annually. The 
BLM Director may call additional meetings in connection with special 
needs for advice.
    Certification Statement: I hereby certify that the National Wild 
Horse and Burro Advisory Board is necessary and in the public interest 
in connection with the Secretary's responsibilities to manage the 
lands, resources, and facilities administered by the BLM.

Edwin L. Roberson,
Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning.
[FR Doc. 2011-19998 Filed 8-5-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-84-P