Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking, 17719-17720 [2016-07113]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2016 / Notices Public Input Then you must contact the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than If you wish to Attend the meeting ........... Submit written information or questions before the meeting for the Council to consider during the meeting. Give an oral presentation during the meeting. Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The Council meeting will be held at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Florida Keys EcoDiscovery Center, 35 East Quay Road, Key West, Florida. Signs will be posted to direct attendees to the specific conference room. [FR Doc. 2016–07133 Filed 3–29–16; 8:45 am] Interested members of the public may submit relevant information or questions for the Council to consider during the meeting. 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Registered speakers who want to expand on their oral statements, or those who wanted to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, may submit written statements to the Council Coordinator up to 30 days after the meeting. 18:06 Mar 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–IA–2014–0019; FXIA167109ADV16–156–FF09A00000] Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: Submitting Written Information or Questions asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES James W. Kurth, Acting Director. BILLING CODE 4333–15–P Attendance VerDate Sep<11>2014 Meeting Minutes Summary minutes of the meeting 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. They will be posted on the Council’s Web site at http://www.fws.gov/sfbpc. We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a public meeting of the Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking (Council). The Council’s purpose is to provide expertise and support to the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking. You may attend the meeting in person, or you may participate via telephone. At this time, we are inviting submissions of questions and information for consideration during the meeting. DATES: Meeting: The meeting will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Time. Registering to Attend the Meeting: To attend the meeting in person, you must register by close of business on April 8, 2016. (You do not need to register to listen via phone.) Please submit your name, email address, and phone number to Mr. Cade London to complete the registration process (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Because there is limited seating available, registrations will be taken on a first-come, firstserved basis. Members of the public requesting reasonable accommodations, such as hearing interpreters, must contact Mr. London, in writing (preferably by email), no later than April 5, 2015. Submitting Questions or Information: If you want to provide us with questions and information to be considered during the meeting, your material must be received or postmarked on or before April 8, 2015. Comments submitted electronically using the Federal eRulemaking Portal (see ADDRESSES PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17719 section) must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on April 8, 2015. Making an Oral Presentation at the Meeting: If you want to make an oral presentation at the meeting (in person or by phone), contact Mr. London no later than April 8, 2015 (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). For more information, see Making an Oral Presentation under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: Meeting Location: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of the Interior, South Interior Building Auditorium, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20240. Meeting Call-In Numbers: Members of the public unable to attend the meeting in person may call in at 888–606–5920 (toll free) or 630–395–0312 (toll) using the dial-in passcode 1214001. To ensure that enough call-in lines are available, we request that members of the public register as call-in participants at https://www.mymeetings.com/emeet/ rsvp/index. jsp?customHeader=mymeetings& Conference_ID=7459947&passcode= 1214001. Members may register to give an oral presentation over the phone as well. For more information, see Making an Oral Presentation under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Submitting Questions or Information: You may submit questions or information for consideration during the meeting by one of the following methods: 1. Electronically: Go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. In the Search box, enter FWS–HQ–IA–2014–0019. Then click on the ‘‘Search’’ button. You may submit questions or information by clicking on ‘‘Comment Now!’’ 2. By hard copy: Submit by U.S. mail or hand-delivery to: Public Comments Processing, Attn: FWS–HQ–IA–2014– 0019; Division of Policy, Performance, and Management Programs; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: BPHC; Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. We will not accept email or faxes. We request that you send comments only by the methods described above. We will post all comments on http:// www.regulations.gov. This generally means that we will post any personal information you provide us (see the Submitting Public Comments section for more information). Reviewing Comments Received by the Service: See Reviewing Public Comments in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 17720 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2016 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Cade London, Policy Advisor, International Affairs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, by email at cade_ london@fws.gov (preferable method of contact); by U.S. mail at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: IA; Falls Church, VA 22041–3803; by telephone at (703) 358–2584; or by fax at (703) 358–2276. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), we announce that the Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking (Council) will hold a meeting to discuss the implementation of the National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking, and other Council business as appropriate. The Council’s purpose is to provide expertise and support to the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking. You may attend the meeting in person, or you may participate via telephone. At this time, we are inviting submissions of questions and information for consideration during the meeting. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background Executive Order 13648 established the Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking on August 30, 2013, to advise the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking, through the Secretary of the Interior, on national strategies to combat wildlife trafficking, including, but not limited to: 1. Effective support for anti-poaching activities; 2. Coordinating regional law enforcement efforts; 3. Developing and supporting effective legal enforcement mechanisms; and 4. Developing strategies to reduce illicit trade and consumer demand for illegally traded wildlife, including protected species. The eight-member Council, appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, includes former senior leadership within the U.S. Government, as well as chief executive officers and board members from conservation organizations and the private sector. For more information on the Council and its members, visit http://www.fws.gov/international/ advisory-council-wildlife-trafficking/. Meeting Agenda The Council will consider: 1. Task Force discussions, 2. Administrative topics, and 3. Public comment and response. The final agenda will be posted on the Internet at http://www.fws.gov/ VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Mar 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 international/advisory-council-wildlifetrafficking/. Mr. London (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Making an Oral Presentation Gloria Bell, Deputy Assistant Director, International Affairs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Members of the public who want to make an oral presentation in person or by telephone at the meeting will be prompted during the public comment section of the meeting to provide their presentation and/or questions. If you want to make an oral presentation in person or by phone, contact Mr. Cade London (FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than the date given in the DATES section. Registered speakers who want to expand on their oral statements, or those who wanted to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, are invited to submit written statements to the Council after the meeting. Such written statements must be received by Mr. London, in writing (preferably via email), no later than April 22, 2016. Submitting Public Comments You may submit your questions and information by one of the methods listed in ADDRESSES. We request that you send comments by only one of the methods described in ADDRESSES. If you submit information via the Federal eRulemaking Portal (http:// www.regulations.gov), your entire submission—including any personal identifying information—will be posted on the Web site. If your submission is made via a hardcopy that includes personal identifying information, you may request at the top of your document that we withhold this information from public review. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. We will post all hardcopy submissions at http://www.regulations.gov. Reviewing Public Comments Comments and materials we receive will be available for public inspection at http://www.regulations.gov. Alternatively, you may view them by appointment during normal business hours at 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. Please contact Mr. London (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Obtaining Meeting Minutes Summary minutes of the meeting will be available on the Council Web site at http://www.fws.gov/international/ advisory-council-wildlife-trafficking/. Alternatively, you may view them by appointment during normal business hours at 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. 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This Notice informs the public about: Concerns that have been raised about the Federal coal program; issues that are expected to be assessed in the Programmatic EIS; and potential modifications to the Federal coal program suggested by stakeholders during the listening sessions that could be considered in the Programmatic EIS. This Notice of Intent also announces plans to conduct public scoping meetings, invites public participation in the scoping process, and solicits public comments for consideration in establishing the scope and content of the Programmatic EIS. DATES: The BLM will invite interested agencies, States, American Indian tribes, local governments, industry, organizations and members of the public to submit comments or suggestions to assist in identifying significant issues and in determining the scope of this Programmatic EIS. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 61 (Wednesday, March 30, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17719-17720]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07113]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-IA-2014-0019; FXIA167109ADV16-156-FF09A00000]


Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 
public meeting of the Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking 
(Council). The Council's purpose is to provide expertise and support to 
the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking. You may attend the 
meeting in person, or you may participate via telephone. At this time, 
we are inviting submissions of questions and information for 
consideration during the meeting.

DATES: Meeting: The meeting will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016, 
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Time.
    Registering to Attend the Meeting: To attend the meeting in person, 
you must register by close of business on April 8, 2016. (You do not 
need to register to listen via phone.) Please submit your name, email 
address, and phone number to Mr. Cade London to complete the 
registration process (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Because 
there is limited seating available, registrations will be taken on a 
first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public requesting 
reasonable accommodations, such as hearing interpreters, must contact 
Mr. London, in writing (preferably by email), no later than April 5, 
2015.
    Submitting Questions or Information: If you want to provide us with 
questions and information to be considered during the meeting, your 
material must be received or postmarked on or before April 8, 2015. 
Comments submitted electronically using the Federal eRulemaking Portal 
(see ADDRESSES section) must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on 
April 8, 2015.
    Making an Oral Presentation at the Meeting: If you want to make an 
oral presentation at the meeting (in person or by phone), contact Mr. 
London no later than April 8, 2015 (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT). For more information, see Making an Oral Presentation under 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: Meeting Location: The meeting will be held at the U.S. 
Department of the Interior, South Interior Building Auditorium, 1951 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20240.
    Meeting Call-In Numbers: Members of the public unable to attend the 
meeting in person may call in at 888-606-5920 (toll free) or 630-395-
0312 (toll) using the dial-in passcode 1214001. To ensure that enough 
call-in lines are available, we request that members of the public 
register as call-in participants at https://www.mymeetings.com/emeet/rsvp/index.jsp?customHeader=mymeetings&Conference_ID=7459947&passcode=1214001
. Members may register to give an oral presentation over the phone as 
well. For more information, see Making an Oral Presentation under 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
    Submitting Questions or Information: You may submit questions or 
information for consideration during the meeting by one of the 
following methods:
    1. Electronically: Go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. In the Search box, enter FWS-HQ-IA-2014-0019. Then 
click on the ``Search'' button. You may submit questions or information 
by clicking on ``Comment Now!''
    2. By hard copy: Submit by U.S. mail or hand-delivery to: Public 
Comments Processing, Attn: FWS-HQ-IA-2014-0019; Division of Policy, 
Performance, and Management Programs; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; 
5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: BPHC; Falls Church, VA 22041-3803.
    We will not accept email or faxes. We request that you send 
comments only by the methods described above. We will post all comments 
on http://www.regulations.gov. This generally means that we will post 
any personal information you provide us (see the Submitting Public 
Comments section for more information).
    Reviewing Comments Received by the Service: See Reviewing Public 
Comments in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Cade London, Policy Advisor, 
International Affairs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, by email at 
cade_london@fws.gov (preferable method of contact); by U.S. mail at 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: IA; Falls 
Church, VA 22041-3803; by telephone at (703) 358-2584; or by fax at 
(703) 358-2276.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), we announce that the 
Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking (Council) will hold a meeting 
to discuss the implementation of the National Strategy for Combating 
Wildlife Trafficking, and other Council business as appropriate. The 
Council's purpose is to provide expertise and support to the 
Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking.
    You may attend the meeting in person, or you may participate via 
telephone. At this time, we are inviting submissions of questions and 
information for consideration during the meeting.

Background

    Executive Order 13648 established the Advisory Council on Wildlife 
Trafficking on August 30, 2013, to advise the Presidential Task Force 
on Wildlife Trafficking, through the Secretary of the Interior, on 
national strategies to combat wildlife trafficking, including, but not 
limited to:
    1. Effective support for anti-poaching activities;
    2. Coordinating regional law enforcement efforts;
    3. Developing and supporting effective legal enforcement 
mechanisms; and
    4. Developing strategies to reduce illicit trade and consumer 
demand for illegally traded wildlife, including protected species.
    The eight-member Council, appointed by the Secretary of the 
Interior, includes former senior leadership within the U.S. Government, 
as well as chief executive officers and board members from conservation 
organizations and the private sector. For more information on the 
Council and its members, visit http://www.fws.gov/international/advisory-council-wildlife-trafficking/.

Meeting Agenda

    The Council will consider:
    1. Task Force discussions,
    2. Administrative topics, and
    3. Public comment and response.
    The final agenda will be posted on the Internet at http://www.fws.gov/international/advisory-council-wildlife-trafficking/.

Making an Oral Presentation

    Members of the public who want to make an oral presentation in 
person or by telephone at the meeting will be prompted during the 
public comment section of the meeting to provide their presentation 
and/or questions. If you want to make an oral presentation in person or 
by phone, contact Mr. Cade London (FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no 
later than the date given in the DATES section.
    Registered speakers who want to expand on their oral statements, or 
those who wanted to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, 
are invited to submit written statements to the Council after the 
meeting. Such written statements must be received by Mr. London, in 
writing (preferably via email), no later than April 22, 2016.

Submitting Public Comments

    You may submit your questions and information by one of the methods 
listed in ADDRESSES. We request that you send comments by only one of 
the methods described in ADDRESSES.
    If you submit information via the Federal eRulemaking Portal 
(http://www.regulations.gov), your entire submission--including any 
personal identifying information--will be posted on the Web site.
    If your submission is made via a hardcopy that includes personal 
identifying information, you may request at the top of your document 
that we withhold this information from public review. However, we 
cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. We will post all 
hardcopy submissions at http://www.regulations.gov.

Reviewing Public Comments

    Comments and materials we receive will be available for public 
inspection at http://www.regulations.gov. Alternatively, you may view 
them by appointment during normal business hours at 5275 Leesburg Pike, 
Falls Church, VA 22041-3803. Please contact Mr. London (see FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT).

Obtaining Meeting Minutes

    Summary minutes of the meeting will be available on the Council Web 
site at http://www.fws.gov/international/advisory-council-wildlife-trafficking/. Alternatively, you may view them by appointment during 
normal business hours at 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-
3803. Please contact Mr. London (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT).

Gloria Bell,
Deputy Assistant Director, International Affairs, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-07113 Filed 3-29-16; 8:45 am]
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