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Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 148 / Thursday, August 3, 2017 / Notices collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with the Act. DATES: The meeting will be held on August 17, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Sierra National Forest (NF) Supervisor’s Office, 1600 Tollhouse Road, Clovis, California. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Sierra NF Supervisor’s Office. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Roberts, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 559–297–0706 or via email at jaroberts@ fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to: 1. Discuss and agree on general operating procedures, 2. Elect a chair, 3. Review project proposals, and 4. Possibly vote to recommend project proposals for Title II Funds. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by August 4, 2017, to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Julie Roberts, RAC Coordinator, Sierra NF Supervisor’s Office, 1600 Tollhouse Road, Clovis, California 93611; by email to jaroberts@fs.fed, or via facsimile to 559–294–4809. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices, VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:35 Aug 02, 2017 Jkt 241001 or other reasonable accommodation. For access to the facility or proceedings, please contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Dated: July 10, 2017. Glenn Casamassa, Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System. [FR Doc. 2017–16303 Filed 8–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service West Virginia Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The West Virginia Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Elkins, West Virginia. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with the Act. RAC information can be found at the following Web site: https://cloudappsusda-gov.secure.force.com/FSSRS/RAC_ Page?id=001t0000002JcuqAAC. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on September 7, 2017, from 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. DATES: The meeting will be held in the Monongahela National Forest Headquarters Building, First Floor Conference Room, 200 Sycamore Street, Elkins, West Virginia. Participants who would like to attend by teleconference or by video conference, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at Monongahela National Forest Headquarters Building. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36117 Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Fosbender, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 304–636–1800 extension 169 or via email at jfosbender@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to review and discuss Title II project proposals. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by September 1, 2017, to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time to make oral comments must be sent to Julie Fosbender, RAC Coordinator, Monongahela National Forest Headquarters Building, 200 Sycamore Street, Elkins, West Virginia 26241; by email to jfosbender@fs.fed.us; or via facsimile to 304–637–0582. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable accommodation. For access to the facility or proceedings, please contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Dated: July 5, 2017. Glenn Casamassa, Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System. [FR Doc. 2017–16304 Filed 8–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Notice of Proposed New Fee Site Hiawatha National Forest, USDA Forest Service. ACTION: Notice of proposed new fees and fee increase. AGENCY: The Hiawatha National Forest is proposing new camping fees for the Grand Island National Recreation Area. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1 mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 36118 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 148 / Thursday, August 3, 2017 / Notices The following sites are included in the new fee proposal: Channel Marker, Loon Call, Bermuda, Little Dune 1, Little Dune 2, Little Duck, and Driftwood campsites would be $10.00 per night. Gamefence, Hardwood, Hemlock, and Duck Lake campsites would be $8.00 per night. The proposed fee for Murray Bay and Juniper Flats Group Sites would be $30.00 per night. Fees are being proposed based on the level of amenities and services provided, cost of operations and maintenance, and market assessment of each site. Fees are necessary to ensure continued operation, maintenance, and improvements of these facilities. Final fee adjustments will be determined based upon further analysis and public comment. DATES: Comments will be accepted through September 1st, 2017. New fees would begin May 2018. ADDRESS: Cid Morgan, Forest Supervisor, Hiawatha National Forest, 820 Rains Drive Gladstone, Michigan 49837. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Holeva, Program Manager Recreation and Lands, 906–428–5889. Information about the proposed fee changes can be also found on the Hiawatha National Forest Web site: https:// www.fs.usda.gov/hiawatha. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Recreation Lands Enhancement Act (Title VII, Pub. L. 108–447) directs the Secretary of Agriculture to publish a six month advance notice in the Federal Register whenever new recreation fee areas are established. Once public involvement is complete, these new fees will be reviewed by the Recreation Resource Advisory Committee prior to final decision and implementation. Grand Island National Recreation Area is a 13,500 acre island located in Lake Superior about .25 miles from the mainland. All campsites included in this proposal are located on the southern half of Grand Island National Recreation Area and are accessible to the public via ferry service or private boat. Campsites are currently opened seasonally and provide a limited variety of amenities. Revenue generated by the proposed fee increases would be used to leverage federal funding, grants, and partnership contributions to make the following investments and improvements: Initiate trash service at boat access points; installation of bearproof trash receptacles; upgrade picnic tables, grills, and fire rings; provide better signage; new heritage programs and interpretation materials; implementation of new permit system VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:35 Aug 02, 2017 Jkt 241001 for better reservation tracking, and potentially a more environmentally sustainable recreation infrastructure, such as hammock stands, etc. Dated: July 10, 2017. Glenn Casamassa, Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System . [FR Doc. 2017–16310 Filed 8–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Institute of Food and Agriculture Announcement of Requirements and Registration for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Innovations in Food and Agricultural Science and Technology (I–FAST) Prize Competition National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is announcing the I–FAST prize competition (the ‘‘I– FAST Competition’’ or the ‘‘Competition’’) to develop and implement the Innovations in Food and Agricultural Science and Technology (I– FAST) Program. USDA NIFA will partner with the National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps (ICorps) to provide entrepreneurship training to USDA NIFA grantees under this I–FAST pilot program. The goals are to identify valuable product opportunities that can emerge from NIFA supported academic research. Selected USDA NIFA I–FAST project teams will have the opportunity to concurrently participate in the educational programs with NSF I-Corps awardees. Over a period of six months the USDA NIFA supported teams in the I–FAST program will learn what it will take to achieve an economic impact with their particular innovation. The final goal of the I–FAST Competition is to facilitate technology transfer of innovations that can make an impact in the marketplace and the global economy. SUMMARY: Competition Submission Period—Pre-Application and Evaluation Interviews: Pre-Application Open Period: August 3, 2017 to September 8, 2017. Pre-Application Evaluation and Interviews: September 11, 2017 to September 14, 2017. Full Application Open Period: September 15, 2017 to October 6, 2017. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Final Evaluation and Judging—Full Application: October 9, 2017 to October 11, 2017. Verification of Winners: October 13, 2017. Announcement of Winner(s): October 17, 2017. NSF I-Corps Training for Winner(s): Winning team(s) will need to be available to travel to and attend one of the following NSF I-Corps training sessions with the following dates and locations: Winter 2018 COHORTS: Winter Cohort #1: Location TBD (Likely DC metro area). • Kickoff (on-site): January (arrive 16) 17–19. • Web sessions (online): Thursdays 1– 4 p.m. ET—January 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22. Lessons Learned (on-site): March 1–2. Winter Cohort #2: Location TBD (Likely Atlanta metro area). • Kickoff (on-site): January (arrive 21) 22–24. • Web sessions (online): Mondays 1– 4 p.m. ET—January 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26. Lessons Learned (on-site): March 5–6. The Pre-Application Phase Competition Submission Period begins August 3, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. ET and ends September 8, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. ET. USDA NIFA’s receiving computer set to Eastern Time is the official time keeping device for the Competition. Pre-Application Interviews will take place September 11, 2017 to September 14, 2017. The Full-Application Phase Competition Submission Period begins September 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. ET and ends October 6, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. ET. USDA NIFA’s receiving computer set to Eastern Time is the official timekeeping device for the Competition. Competition dates are subject to change. Entries submitted before or after the Competition Submission Period will not be reviewed or considered for award. For more details, please visit the www.challenge.gov Web site. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Changes or updates to the Competition rules will be posted and can be viewed at https://nifa.usda.gov/program/ innovations-food-and-agriculturalscience-and-technology-i-fast-prizecompetition. Questions about the Competition can be directed to Scott Dockum at sdockum@nifa.usda.gov, or phone 202–720–6346. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 148 (Thursday, August 3, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36117-36118]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-16310]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Notice of Proposed New Fee Site

AGENCY: Hiawatha National Forest, USDA Forest Service.

ACTION: Notice of proposed new fees and fee increase.

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SUMMARY: The Hiawatha National Forest is proposing new camping fees for 
the Grand Island National Recreation Area.

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The following sites are included in the new fee proposal: Channel 
Marker, Loon Call, Bermuda, Little Dune 1, Little Dune 2, Little Duck, 
and Driftwood campsites would be $10.00 per night. Gamefence, Hardwood, 
Hemlock, and Duck Lake campsites would be $8.00 per night. The proposed 
fee for Murray Bay and Juniper Flats Group Sites would be $30.00 per 
night. Fees are being proposed based on the level of amenities and 
services provided, cost of operations and maintenance, and market 
assessment of each site. Fees are necessary to ensure continued 
operation, maintenance, and improvements of these facilities. Final fee 
adjustments will be determined based upon further analysis and public 
comment.

DATES: Comments will be accepted through September 1st, 2017. New fees 
would begin May 2018.

ADDRESS: Cid Morgan, Forest Supervisor, Hiawatha National Forest, 820 
Rains Drive Gladstone, Michigan 49837.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Holeva, Program Manager 
Recreation and Lands, 906-428-5889. Information about the proposed fee 
changes can be also found on the Hiawatha National Forest Web site: 
https://www.fs.usda.gov/hiawatha.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Recreation Lands Enhancement Act 
(Title VII, Pub. L. 108-447) directs the Secretary of Agriculture to 
publish a six month advance notice in the Federal Register whenever new 
recreation fee areas are established. Once public involvement is 
complete, these new fees will be reviewed by the Recreation Resource 
Advisory Committee prior to final decision and implementation.
    Grand Island National Recreation Area is a 13,500 acre island 
located in Lake Superior about .25 miles from the mainland. All 
campsites included in this proposal are located on the southern half of 
Grand Island National Recreation Area and are accessible to the public 
via ferry service or private boat. Campsites are currently opened 
seasonally and provide a limited variety of amenities. Revenue 
generated by the proposed fee increases would be used to leverage 
federal funding, grants, and partnership contributions to make the 
following investments and improvements: Initiate trash service at boat 
access points; installation of bear-proof trash receptacles; upgrade 
picnic tables, grills, and fire rings; provide better signage; new 
heritage programs and interpretation materials; implementation of new 
permit system for better reservation tracking, and potentially a more 
environmentally sustainable recreation infrastructure, such as hammock 
stands, etc.

    Dated: July 10, 2017.
Glenn Casamassa,
Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System .
[FR Doc. 2017-16310 Filed 8-2-17; 8:45 am]
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