Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council, 66955-66956 [2011-27946]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 209 / Friday, October 28, 2011 / Notices Applicant: Paula Hansen, Salem, OR; PRT–055381 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for red siskin (Carduelis cucullata) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Los Angeles, CA; PRT–56760A The applicant requests a permit to import 10 live, captive-born komodo monitors (Varanus komodoensis) from the Czech Republic, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. meeting of the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council (Council). Meeting: Tuesday November 15, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Wednesday November 16, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern standard time). For deadlines and directions on registering to attend, submitting written material, and giving an oral presentation, please see ‘‘Public Input’’ under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Secretary’s Conference Room at the Department of the Interior, Room 5160, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Winchell, Council Coordinator, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Mailstop 3103–AEA, Arlington, VA 22203; telephone (703) 358–2639; fax (703) 358–2548; or email joshua_winchell@fws.gov. Multiple Applicants The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Applicant: Leonard Voyles, Richmond, TX; PRT–57362A Background Applicant: Matthew Bindon, Howell, MI; PRT–57442A Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2011–27983 Filed 10–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–EA–2011–N213; FF09D00000– FXGO1664091HCC05D–123] Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce a public sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we announce that Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council will hold a meeting. Formed in February 2010, the Council provides advice about wildlife and habitat conservation endeavors that: 1. Benefit recreational hunting; 2. Benefit wildlife resources; and 3. Encourage partnership among the public, the sporting conservation community, the shooting and hunting sports industry, wildlife conservation organizations, the States, Native American tribes, and the Federal Government. The Council advises the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture, reporting through the Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), in consultation with the Director, Bureau of Land Management (BLM); Chief, Forest Service (USFS); Chief, Natural Resources Service (NRCS); and Administrator, Farm Services Agency (FSA). The Council’s duties are strictly advisory and consist of, but are not limited to, providing recommendations for: 66955 1. Implementing the Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Resource Conservation Plan—A Ten-Year Plan for Implementation; 2. Increasing public awareness of and support for the Sport Wildlife Trust Fund; 3. Fostering wildlife and habitat conservation and ethics in hunting and shooting sports recreation; 4. Stimulating sportsmen and women’s participation in conservation and management of wildlife and habitat resources through outreach and education; 5. Fostering communication and coordination among State, Tribal, and Federal Government; industry; hunting and shooting sportsmen and women; wildlife and habitat conservation and management organizations; and the public; 6. Providing appropriate access to Federal lands for recreational shooting and hunting; 7. Providing recommendation to improve implementation of Federal conservation programs that benefit wildlife, hunting and outdoor recreation on private lands; and 8. When requested by the agencies’ designated ex officio members or the DFO in consultation with the Council Chairman, performing a variety of assessments or reviews of policies, programs, and efforts through the Council’s designated subcommittees or workgroups. Background information on the Council is available at https:// www.fws.gov/whhcc. Meeting Agenda The Council will convene to consider: 1. The Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Resource Conservation Plan—A Ten-Year Plan for Implementation; 2. Coordination of conservation program delivery between federal, state and private entities; 3. Programs of the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture, and their bureaus, that enhance hunting opportunities and support wildlife conservation; 4. America’s Great Outdoors; and 5. Other Council business. The final agenda will be posted on the Internet at https://www.fws.gov/whhcc. PUBLIC INPUT If you wish to You must contact the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than Attend the meeting ................................................................................... Submit written information or questions before the meeting for the council to consider during the meeting. November 7, 2011. November 7, 2011. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:56 Oct 27, 2011 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1 66956 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 209 / Friday, October 28, 2011 / Notices PUBLIC INPUT—Continued If you wish to You must contact the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than Give an oral presentation during the meeting .......................................... November 7, 2011. Attendance Because entry to Federal buildings is restricted, all visitors are required to preregister to be admitted. In order to attend this meeting, you must register by close of business on the dates listed in ‘‘Public Input’’ under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Please submit your name, time of arrival, email address, and phone number to the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Submitting Written Information or Questions Interested members of the public may submit relevant information or questions for the Council to consider during the public meeting. Written statements must be received by the date above, so that the information may be made available to the Council for their consideration prior to this meeting. Written statements must be supplied to the Council Coordinator in both of the following formats: One hard copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via email (acceptable file formats are Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or rich text file). Giving an Oral Presentation sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Individuals or groups requesting to make an oral presentation at the meeting will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, with no more than a total of 30 minutes for all speakers. Interested parties should contact the Council Coordinator, in writing (preferably via email; see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT), to be placed on the public speaker list for this meeting. Nonregistered public speakers will not be considered during the meeting. Registered speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, or those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, may submit written statements to the Council Coordinator up to 30 days subsequent to the meeting. Meeting Minutes Summary minutes of the conference will be maintained by the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) and will be available for public inspection within 90 days of the meeting and will be VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:56 Oct 27, 2011 Jkt 226001 posted on the Council’s Web site at https://www.fws.gov/whhcc. Hannibal Bolton, Acting Director. [FR Doc. 2011–27946 Filed 10–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNVB00000.L51100000.GN0000. LVEMF09CF200.241A; NVN–067930; 11– 08807; MO#4500024151; TAS: 14X5017] Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Phoenix Copper Leach Project, Lander County, NV Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as modified, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Nevada has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Phoenix Copper Leach Project (Proposed Project) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. DATES: To ensure comments will be considered, the BLM must receive written comments on the Phoenix Copper Leach Project Draft EIS within 45 days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes its Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. The BLM will announce future meetings or hearings and any other public involvement activities at least 15 days in advance through public notices, media releases, and/or mailings. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments related to the Phoenix Copper Leach Project Draft EIS by any of the following methods to the attention of Dave Davis: • Fax: (775) 635–4034. • Email: CU_Leach@blm.gov. • Mail: Bureau of Land Management, 50 Bastian Road, Battle Mountain, NV 89820 Attn: Phoenix Project Manager. Copies of the Phoenix Copper Leach Project Draft EIS are available in the Mount Lewis Field Office at the above address and on the Battle Mountain District’s National Environmental Policy SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Act (NEPA) Web page at: https://www. blm.gov/nv/st/en/fo/battle_mountain_ field/blm_information/national_ environmental.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information contact Dave Davis, BLM Battle Mountain District, Phoenix Copper Leach Project Manager, telephone (775) 635–4150; address 50 Bastian Road, Battle Mountain, NV 89820; email CU_Leach@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at (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: Newmont Mining Corporation (Newmont) has submitted a proposed Amendment to the Plan of Operations for expansion and operation of the existing Phoenix Gold Mine to include leaching and beneficiation of copper oxide rock material that was previously permitted for disposal on waste rock facilities within the approved Phoenix Mine boundary. The Proposed Project would be located in north-central Nevada 12 miles southwest of Battle Mountain, Nevada, on private and public lands in Lander County. The proposed expansion would increase the surface disturbance of the existing mine area an additional 902 acres; 194 acres of public land and 708 acres of private land. The Phoenix Copper Leach Project Draft EIS describes and analyzes the site-specific impacts for all affected resources. Three alternatives are analyzed: two action alternatives, the Proposed Action and the Reona Copper Heap Leach Facility (HLF) Elimination Alternative, and the No Action Alternative. Eleven other alternatives were considered then eliminated from further analysis and are discussed in the Draft EIS. Alternatives considered but eliminated from further analysis include: three alternative process options; three alternative plant design options; two alternative facility location options; one alternate pond cover design option; one alternate Phoenix heap leach pad configuration option; and the Borrow Area Elimination Alternative. E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 209 (Friday, October 28, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66955-66956]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-27946]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-EA-2011-N213; FF09D00000-FXGO1664091HCC05D-123]


Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce a public 
meeting of the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council 
(Council).

DATES: Meeting: Tuesday November 15, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 
and Wednesday November 16, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern 
standard time). For deadlines and directions on registering to attend, 
submitting written material, and giving an oral presentation, please 
see ``Public Input'' under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Secretary's Conference Room 
at the Department of the Interior, Room 5160, 1849 C Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Winchell, Council Coordinator, 
4401 North Fairfax Drive, Mailstop 3103-AEA, Arlington, VA 22203; 
telephone (703) 358-2639; fax (703) 358-2548; or email joshua_winchell@fws.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we announce that 
Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council will hold a meeting.

Background

    Formed in February 2010, the Council provides advice about wildlife 
and habitat conservation endeavors that:
    1. Benefit recreational hunting;
    2. Benefit wildlife resources; and
    3. Encourage partnership among the public, the sporting 
conservation community, the shooting and hunting sports industry, 
wildlife conservation organizations, the States, Native American 
tribes, and the Federal Government.
    The Council advises the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary 
of Agriculture, reporting through the Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service (Service), in consultation with the Director, Bureau of Land 
Management (BLM); Chief, Forest Service (USFS); Chief, Natural 
Resources Service (NRCS); and Administrator, Farm Services Agency 
(FSA). The Council's duties are strictly advisory and consist of, but 
are not limited to, providing recommendations for:
    1. Implementing the Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Resource 
Conservation Plan--A Ten-Year Plan for Implementation;
    2. Increasing public awareness of and support for the Sport 
Wildlife Trust Fund;
    3. Fostering wildlife and habitat conservation and ethics in 
hunting and shooting sports recreation;
    4. Stimulating sportsmen and women's participation in conservation 
and management of wildlife and habitat resources through outreach and 
education;
    5. Fostering communication and coordination among State, Tribal, 
and Federal Government; industry; hunting and shooting sportsmen and 
women; wildlife and habitat conservation and management organizations; 
and the public;
    6. Providing appropriate access to Federal lands for recreational 
shooting and hunting;
    7. Providing recommendation to improve implementation of Federal 
conservation programs that benefit wildlife, hunting and outdoor 
recreation on private lands; and
    8. When requested by the agencies' designated ex officio members or 
the DFO in consultation with the Council Chairman, performing a variety 
of assessments or reviews of policies, programs, and efforts through 
the Council's designated subcommittees or workgroups.
    Background information on the Council is available at https://www.fws.gov/whhcc.

Meeting Agenda

    The Council will convene to consider:
    1. The Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Resource Conservation 
Plan--A Ten-Year Plan for Implementation;
    2. Coordination of conservation program delivery between federal, 
state and private entities;
    3. Programs of the Department of the Interior and Department of 
Agriculture, and their bureaus, that enhance hunting opportunities and 
support wildlife conservation;
    4. America's Great Outdoors; and
    5. Other Council business.
    The final agenda will be posted on the Internet at https://www.fws.gov/whhcc.

                              Public Input
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                                           You must contact the Council
                                           Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER
             If you wish to               INFORMATION CONTACT) no later
                                                       than
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Attend the meeting.....................  November 7, 2011.
Submit written information or questions  November 7, 2011.
 before the meeting for the council to
 consider during the meeting.

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Attendance

    Because entry to Federal buildings is restricted, all visitors are 
required to preregister to be admitted. In order to attend this 
meeting, you must register by close of business on the dates listed in 
``Public Input'' under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Please submit your 
name, time of arrival, email address, and phone number to the Council 
Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT).

Submitting Written Information or Questions

    Interested members of the public may submit relevant information or 
questions for the Council to consider during the public meeting. 
Written statements must be received by the date above, so that the 
information may be made available to the Council for their 
consideration prior to this meeting. Written statements must be 
supplied to the Council Coordinator in both of the following formats: 
One hard copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via 
email (acceptable file formats are Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, MS 
PowerPoint, or rich text file).

Giving an Oral Presentation

    Individuals or groups requesting to make an oral presentation at 
the meeting will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, with no more than 
a total of 30 minutes for all speakers. Interested parties should 
contact the Council Coordinator, in writing (preferably via email; see 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT), to be placed on the public speaker 
list for this meeting. Nonregistered public speakers will not be 
considered during the meeting. Registered speakers who wish to expand 
upon their oral statements, or those who had wished to speak but could 
not be accommodated on the agenda, may submit written statements to the 
Council Coordinator up to 30 days subsequent to the meeting.

Meeting Minutes

    Summary minutes of the conference will be maintained by the Council 
Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) and will be available 
for public inspection within 90 days of the meeting and will be posted 
on the Council's Web site at https://www.fws.gov/whhcc.

Hannibal Bolton,
Acting Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-27946 Filed 10-27-11; 8:45 am]
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