Meeting of the San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee, 75590 [2014-29642]

Download as PDF 75590 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 243 / Thursday, December 18, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLORW00000.L17110000.AL0000. 15XL1109AF.HAG15–0048] Meeting of the San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee (MAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: The MAC will meet Thursday, January 22, 2015, from 10:15 a.m.–3:45 p.m. at the San Juan Island Grange, 152 N 1st Street, Friday Harbor, Washington 98250. The meeting will include a ‘‘virtual fieldtrip’’ of the different resources on the Monument, a review of the March 25, 2013 Presidential Proclamation and the Monument Resource Management Plan’s (RMP) draft purpose and needs, a discussion of the current Analysis of the Management Situation, and finalization of the RMP’s vision statement and plan for public scoping forums. The meeting will conclude with a public comment period. SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ` Marcia deChadenedes, San Juan Islands National Monument Manager, P.O. Box 3, 37 Washburn Ave., Lopez Island, Washington 98261, (360) 468–3051, or mdechade@blm.gov. 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: The twelve member San Juan Islands MAC was chartered to provide information and advice regarding the development of the San Juan Islands National Monument’s RMP. Members represent an array of stakeholder interests in the land and resources from within the local area and statewide. Planned agenda items include training on the Federal Advisory Committee Act, advisory committee procedures, the RMP process, MAC goal setting, and a collaborative project on public outreach. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Dec 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 On January 22, 2015, at 2:45 p.m., members of the public will have the opportunity to make comments to the MAC during a one-hour public comment period. All advisory committee meetings are open to the public. Persons wishing to make comments during the public comment period should register in person with the BLM by 2 p.m. on January 22, 2015, at the meeting location. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment, the length of comments may be limited. The public may send written comments to the MAC at San Juan Islands National Monument, Attn. MAC, P.O. Box 3, 37 Washburn Ave., Lopez Island, Washington 98261. The BLM appreciates all comments. Daniel C. Picard, Spokane District Manager. [FR Doc. 2014–29642 Filed 12–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [15X LLAK910000 L13100000.DB0000 LXSINSSI0000] Call for Nominations North Slope Science Initiative, Science Technical Advisory Panel, Alaska Bureau of Land Management, North Slope Science Initiative, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations to serve on the North Slope Science Initiative, Science Technical Advisory Panel (STAP). The STAP provides advice and recommendations to the North Slope Science Initiative Oversight Group on issues such as identifying and prioritizing inventory, monitoring and research needs, and providing other scientific information as requested by the Oversight Group. DATES: All nominations must be received no later than February 2, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dennis Lassuy, Deputy Director and Acting Designated Federal Officer, North Slope Science Initiative, AK–910, c/o Bureau of Land Management, 222 West 7th Avenue, #13, Anchorage, AK 99513, 907–271–3212, or email at dlassuy@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to leave a message or question for the above individual. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Replies SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 are provided during normal business hours. The legislative purpose of the North Slope Science Initiative, Science Technical Advisory Panel is to advise the North Slope Science Initiative Oversight Group on issues such as identifying and prioritizing inventory, monitoring and research needs, and providing other scientific information as requested by the Oversight Group (Section 348, Energy Policy Act of 2005, Public Law 109–58). The Oversight Group membership includes the Alaska Regional Directors of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, and National Marine Fisheries Service; the Bureau of Land Management Alaska State Director; the Commissioners of the Alaska Departments of Natural Resources and Fish and Game; the Mayor of the North Slope Borough; and the President of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation. Advisory members of the Oversight Group include the Regional Executive, U.S. Geological Survey; Deputy Director, U.S. Arctic Research Commission; Alaska Regional Director, National Weather Service; and the Regional Coordinator for the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration. The STAP consists of a representative group of not more than 15 scientists and technical experts from diverse professions and interests, including the oil and gas industry, subsistence users, Alaska Native entities, conservation organizations, and academia, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior. The members are selected from among, but not limited to, the following disciplines: North Slope traditional and local knowledge, landscape ecology, petroleum engineering, civil engineering, geology, sociology, cultural anthropology, economics, ornithology, oceanography, fisheries, marine biology, landscape ecology, and climatology. Duties of the STAP are solely advisory to the Oversight Group, which will provide direction regarding priorities for decisions needed for the management of resources on the North Slope of Alaska and the adjacent marine environment. Duties could include, but are not limited to, the following: a. Advise the Oversight Group on science planning and relevant inventory, monitoring and research projects necessary for management decisions; SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLORW00000.L17110000.AL0000. 15XL1109AF.HAG15-0048]


Meeting of the San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory 
Committee

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Bureau of Land Management's 
(BLM) San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee (MAC) will 
meet as indicated below.

DATES: The MAC will meet Thursday, January 22, 2015, from 10:15 a.m.-
3:45 p.m. at the San Juan Island Grange, 152 N 1st Street, Friday 
Harbor, Washington 98250. The meeting will include a ``virtual 
fieldtrip'' of the different resources on the Monument, a review of the 
March 25, 2013 Presidential Proclamation and the Monument Resource 
Management Plan's (RMP) draft purpose and needs, a discussion of the 
current Analysis of the Management Situation, and finalization of the 
RMP's vision statement and plan for public scoping forums. The meeting 
will conclude with a public comment period.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marcia deChaden[egrave]des, San Juan 
Islands National Monument Manager, P.O. Box 3, 37 Washburn Ave., Lopez 
Island, Washington 98261, (360) 468-3051, or mdechade@blm.gov. 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: The twelve member San Juan Islands MAC was 
chartered to provide information and advice regarding the development 
of the San Juan Islands National Monument's RMP. Members represent an 
array of stakeholder interests in the land and resources from within 
the local area and statewide. Planned agenda items include training on 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, advisory committee procedures, the 
RMP process, MAC goal setting, and a collaborative project on public 
outreach. On January 22, 2015, at 2:45 p.m., members of the public will 
have the opportunity to make comments to the MAC during a one-hour 
public comment period. All advisory committee meetings are open to the 
public. Persons wishing to make comments during the public comment 
period should register in person with the BLM by 2 p.m. on January 22, 
2015, at the meeting location. Depending on the number of persons 
wishing to comment, the length of comments may be limited. The public 
may send written comments to the MAC at San Juan Islands National 
Monument, Attn. MAC, P.O. Box 3, 37 Washburn Ave., Lopez Island, 
Washington 98261. The BLM appreciates all comments.

Daniel C. Picard,
Spokane District Manager.
[FR Doc. 2014-29642 Filed 12-17-14; 8:45 am]
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