Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting, 72421 [2015-29521]

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[FR Doc. 2015–29560 Filed 11–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting via web conference call of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee). The web conference calls are open to the public, and participants can dial in to the calls. Participants who choose to use the web conferencing feature in addition to the audio will be able to view the presentations as they are being given. DATES: Members of the public wishing to participate in the meeting are asked to register in advance by Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The meeting will be held Thursday, December 17, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. EDT. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most up-to-date meeting agenda. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via web conference call. Register by contacting Gonzalo Cid at gonzalo.cid@ noaa.gov or 301–713–7278. Webinar mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:00 Nov 18, 2015 Jkt 238001 and teleconference capacity may be limited. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, Acting Designated Federal Officer, MPA FAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301–713– 7265, Fax: 301–713–3110); email: lauren.wenzel@noaa.gov; or visit the National MPA Center Web site at http:// www.marineprotectedareas.noaa.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee, composed of external, knowledgeable representatives of stakeholder groups, was established by the Department of Commerce (DOC) to provide advice to the Secretaries of Commerce and the Interior on implementation of Section 4 of Executive Order 13158, on marine protected areas. Matters To Be Considered: The focus of the Committee’s meeting is an update from the Subcommittees and Working Groups on their progress in addressing the Committee charge, and Committee discussion. Reports will include: Ecological Connectivity; External Financing for MPAs; and working toward an Arctic Marine Protected Areas Network. The Committee will also hear updates from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Department of the Interior. The agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http:// www.marineprotectedareas.noaa.gov. Dated: November 12, 2015. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 223 (Thursday, November 19, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 72421]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-29521]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting

AGENCY: Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean 
Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting via web conference call of 
the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee). The 
web conference calls are open to the public, and participants can dial 
in to the calls. Participants who choose to use the web conferencing 
feature in addition to the audio will be able to view the presentations 
as they are being given.

DATES: Members of the public wishing to participate in the meeting are 
asked to register in advance by Wednesday, December 16, 2015.
    The meeting will be held Thursday, December 17, from 1:00 to 3:00 
p.m. EDT. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject 
to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most up-to-date 
meeting agenda.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via web conference call. Register 
by contacting Gonzalo Cid at gonzalo.cid@noaa.gov or 301-713-7278. 
Webinar and teleconference capacity may be limited.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, Acting Designated 
Federal Officer, MPA FAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 
East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301-713-7265, 
Fax: 301-713-3110); email: lauren.wenzel@noaa.gov; or visit the 
National MPA Center Web site at http://www.marineprotectedareas.noaa.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee, composed of external, 
knowledgeable representatives of stakeholder groups, was established by 
the Department of Commerce (DOC) to provide advice to the Secretaries 
of Commerce and the Interior on implementation of Section 4 of 
Executive Order 13158, on marine protected areas.
    Matters To Be Considered: The focus of the Committee's meeting is 
an update from the Subcommittees and Working Groups on their progress 
in addressing the Committee charge, and Committee discussion. Reports 
will include: Ecological Connectivity; External Financing for MPAs; and 
working toward an Arctic Marine Protected Areas Network. The Committee 
will also hear updates from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration and the Department of the Interior. The agenda is 
subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http://www.marineprotectedareas.noaa.gov.

    Dated: November 12, 2015.
John Armor,
Acting Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean 
Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-29521 Filed 11-18-15; 8:45 am]
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