Nomination Period for Northeastern State Government Members of the Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science, 38213 [2016-13887]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 113 / Monday, June 13, 2016 / Notices Dated: June 8, 2016. John C. Brock, Program Coordinator, NCGMP, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–13886 Filed 6–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR United States Geological Survey [GX16EN05ESB0500] Nomination Period for Northeastern State Government Members of the Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science U.S. Geological Survey, Interior Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science (Committee) has a vacancy for a representative from state government in the region covered by the Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. SUMMARY: Written nominations must be received by July 13, 2016. ADDRESSES: Send nominations to: Robin O’Malley, Policy and Partnership Coordinator, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 516, Reston, VA 20192, romalley@usgs.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin O’Malley, Policy and Partnership Coordinator, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 516, Reston, VA 20192, romalley@usgs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science (Committee) provides advice on matters and actions relating to the establishment and operations of the U.S. Geological Survey National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center and the DOI Climate Science Centers. See: https:// nccwsc.usgs.gov/acccnrs for more information. See http:// www.neafwa.org/members.html for the area covered by the Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. The committee charter calls for representatives from state government (see below for membership categories), and the historically has had four such representatives, one from each of the four regional associations of state fish and wildlife management agencies. At present, there is no representative from srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:48 Jun 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 the Northeastern U.S. and the Department seeks to fill this vacancy. Nominations should include a resume that describes the nominee’s qualifications in enough detail to enable us to make an informed decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the Committee and to contact a potential member. The Committee is composed of approximately 25 members from the Federal Government, and the following interests: (1) State and local governments, including state membership entities; (2) Nongovernmental organizations, including those whose primary mission is professional and scientific and those whose primary mission is conservation and related scientific and advocacy activities; (3) American Indian tribes and other Native American entities; (4) Academia; (5) Landowners, businesses, and organizations representing landowners or businesses. In addition, the Committee may include scientific experts, and will include rotating representation from one or more of the institutions that host the DOI Climate Science Centers. The Committee will meet approximately 2–4 times annually, and at such times as designated by the DFO. The Secretary of the Interior will appoint members to the Committee. Members appointed as special Government employees are required to file on an annual basis a confidential financial disclosure report. No individual who is currently registered as a Federal lobbyist is eligible to serve as a member of the Committee. Robin O’Malley, Designated Federal Officer, ACCCNRS. [FR Doc. 2016–13887 Filed 6–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–MP–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–PWR–PWRO–20687; PPPWSEKI00/ PX.DSEKI1303.00.1] Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Restoration of Native Species in High Elevation Aquatic Ecosystems Plan, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Fresno and Tulare Counties, California National Park Service, Interior. Notice of availability. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Park Service (NPS) has prepared a Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38213 restoration of native species in high elevation aquatic ecosystems within Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (SEKI)—(Restoration Plan/Final EIS). The Restoration Plan/Final EIS will guide management actions by the NPS to restore and conserve the native species diversity and ecological function of selected high elevation aquatic ecosystems that have been adversely impacted by human activities and to increase the resistance and resilience of these species and ecosystems to human induced environmental modifications, such as nonnative fish, disease, and climate change. The Restoration Plan/Final EIS would be implemented over a period of 20 to 35 years, depending on the alternative selected, with an internal evaluation of management effectiveness scheduled every 5 to 10 years. DATES: The NPS will execute a Record of Decision not sooner than 30 days from the date of publication of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s notice of availability for the Restoration Plan/Final EIS in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Hendricks, Environmental Compliance and Planning Coordinator, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, 47050 Generals Highway, Three Rivers, CA 93271, (559)565–3102. Electronic versions of the complete document are available online at http:// parkplanning.nps.gov/aquatics. Request printed documents or CDs through email (seki_planning@nps.gov) (type ‘‘Restoration Plan/Final EIS’’ in the subject line) or telephone (559)565– 3102. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Park Service has prepared the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Restoration of Native Species in High Elevation Aquatic Ecosystems Plan. This process was conducted pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and the implementing regulations promulgated by the Council on Environmental Quality (40 CFR part 1502.9). The overall goal of this Restoration Plan/Final EIS is to restore clusters of waterbodies to their naturally fishless state in strategic locations across SEKI to create high elevation ecosystems having more favorable habitat conditions for the persistence of native species and ecosystem processes. Preserving and restoring native wildlife and the communities and ecosystems in which they occur is one of the guiding principles for managing biological resources in national parks and is among the desired conditions E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

United States Geological Survey

[GX16EN05ESB0500]


Nomination Period for Northeastern State Government Members of 
the Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource 
Science (Committee) has a vacancy for a representative from state 
government in the region covered by the Northeast Association of Fish 
and Wildlife Agencies.

DATES: Written nominations must be received by July 13, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Send nominations to: Robin O'Malley, Policy and Partnership 
Coordinator, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, U.S. 
Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 516, Reston, 
VA 20192, romalley@usgs.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin O'Malley, Policy and Partnership 
Coordinator, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, U.S. 
Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 516, Reston, 
VA 20192, romalley@usgs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Climate Change and 
Natural Resource Science (Committee) provides advice on matters and 
actions relating to the establishment and operations of the U.S. 
Geological Survey National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center 
and the DOI Climate Science Centers. See: https://nccwsc.usgs.gov/acccnrs for more information. See http://www.neafwa.org/members.html 
for the area covered by the Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife 
Agencies.
    The committee charter calls for representatives from state 
government (see below for membership categories), and the historically 
has had four such representatives, one from each of the four regional 
associations of state fish and wildlife management agencies. At 
present, there is no representative from the Northeastern U.S. and the 
Department seeks to fill this vacancy.
    Nominations should include a resume that describes the nominee's 
qualifications in enough detail to enable us to make an informed 
decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the Committee 
and to contact a potential member.
    The Committee is composed of approximately 25 members from the 
Federal Government, and the following interests: (1) State and local 
governments, including state membership entities; (2) Non-governmental 
organizations, including those whose primary mission is professional 
and scientific and those whose primary mission is conservation and 
related scientific and advocacy activities; (3) American Indian tribes 
and other Native American entities; (4) Academia; (5) Landowners, 
businesses, and organizations representing landowners or businesses.
    In addition, the Committee may include scientific experts, and will 
include rotating representation from one or more of the institutions 
that host the DOI Climate Science Centers.
    The Committee will meet approximately 2-4 times annually, and at 
such times as designated by the DFO. The Secretary of the Interior will 
appoint members to the Committee. Members appointed as special 
Government employees are required to file on an annual basis a 
confidential financial disclosure report.
    No individual who is currently registered as a Federal lobbyist is 
eligible to serve as a member of the Committee.

Robin O'Malley,
Designated Federal Officer, ACCCNRS.
[FR Doc. 2016-13887 Filed 6-10-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4311-MP-P