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The Advisory Group will discuss the strategic direction and management of the NMBCA program. Both meetings are open to the public, and interested persons may present oral or written statements. DATES: Council: December 13, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Advisory Group: December 12, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Attendance: To attend either or both meetings, contact the Council/Advisory Group Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than December 5, 2017. Presenting Information: If you are interested in presenting information, contact the Council/Advisory Group Coordinator no later than December 5, 2017. Submitting Information: To submit written information or questions before the Council or Advisory Group meeting for consideration during the meeting, contact the Council/Advisory Group Coordinator no later than December 5, 2017. ADDRESSES: The Council and Advisory Group meetings will take place at the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, 1133 15th Street NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Mott, Council/Advisory Group Coordinator, by phone at 703–358–1784; by email at dbhc@fws.gov; or by U.S. mail at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: MB, Falls Church, VA 22041. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 during normal business hours. Also, FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: About the Council In accordance with the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (Pub. L. 101–233, 103 Stat. 1968, December 13, 1989, as amended; NAWCA), the State-private-Federal North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) meets to consider wetland acquisition, restoration, enhancement, and management projects for recommendation to, and final funding approval by, the Migratory Bird VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 Nov 24, 2017 Jkt 244001 Conservation Commission. NAWCA provides matching grants to organizations and individuals who have developed partnerships to carry out wetlands conservation projects in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. These projects must involve long-term protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of wetlands and associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated migratory birds. Project proposal due dates, application instructions, and eligibility requirements are available on the NAWCA Web site at www.fws.gov/ birds/grants/north-american-wetlandconservation-act.php. About the Advisory Group In accordance with Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (Pub. L. 106–247, 114 Stat. 593, July 20, 2000; NMBCA), the Advisory Group will hold its meeting to discuss the strategic direction and management of the NMBCA program and provide advice to the Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service. NMBCA promotes long-term conservation of neotropical migratory birds and their habitats through a competitive grants program by promoting partnerships, encouraging local conservation efforts, and achieving habitat protection in 36 countries. The goals of NMBCA include perpetuating healthy bird populations, providing financial resources for bird conservation, and fostering international cooperation. Because the greatest need is south of the U.S. border, at least 75 percent of NMBCA funding supports projects outside the United States. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-MB-2017-N152; 91100-3740-GRNT 7C]


Announcement of Public Meetings: North American Wetlands 
Conservation Council; Advisory Group for the Neotropical Migratory Bird 
Conservation Act

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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SUMMARY: The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) 
will meet to select North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) 
grant proposals for recommendation to the Migratory Bird Conservation 
Commission (Commission). The Council will consider Canada, Mexico, and 
U.S.

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Standard grant proposals. The Advisory Group for the Neotropical 
Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA) grants program (Advisory Group) 
also will meet. The Advisory Group will discuss the strategic direction 
and management of the NMBCA program. Both meetings are open to the 
public, and interested persons may present oral or written statements.

DATES: 
    Council: December 13, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern 
Standard Time.
    Advisory Group: December 12, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Eastern Standard Time.
    Attendance: To attend either or both meetings, contact the Council/
Advisory Group Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no 
later than December 5, 2017.
    Presenting Information: If you are interested in presenting 
information, contact the Council/Advisory Group Coordinator no later 
than December 5, 2017.
    Submitting Information: To submit written information or questions 
before the Council or Advisory Group meeting for consideration during 
the meeting, contact the Council/Advisory Group Coordinator no later 
than December 5, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The Council and Advisory Group meetings will take place at 
the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, 1133 15th Street NW., Suite 
1000, Washington, DC 20005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Mott, Council/Advisory Group 
Coordinator, by phone at 703-358-1784; by email at dbhc@fws.gov; or by 
U.S. mail at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: 
MB, Falls Church, VA 22041. Persons who use a telecommunications device 
for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-
877-8339 during normal business hours. Also, FRS is available 24 hours 
a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question. You will receive 
a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

About the Council

    In accordance with the North American Wetlands Conservation Act 
(Pub. L. 101-233, 103 Stat. 1968, December 13, 1989, as amended; 
NAWCA), the State-private-Federal North American Wetlands Conservation 
Council (Council) meets to consider wetland acquisition, restoration, 
enhancement, and management projects for recommendation to, and final 
funding approval by, the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission. NAWCA 
provides matching grants to organizations and individuals who have 
developed partnerships to carry out wetlands conservation projects in 
the United States, Canada, and Mexico. These projects must involve 
long-term protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of wetlands and 
associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated 
migratory birds. Project proposal due dates, application instructions, 
and eligibility requirements are available on the NAWCA Web site at 
www.fws.gov/birds/grants/north-american-wetland-conservation-act.php.

About the Advisory Group

    In accordance with Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act 
(Pub. L. 106-247, 114 Stat. 593, July 20, 2000; NMBCA), the Advisory 
Group will hold its meeting to discuss the strategic direction and 
management of the NMBCA program and provide advice to the Director of 
the Fish and Wildlife Service. NMBCA promotes long-term conservation of 
neotropical migratory birds and their habitats through a competitive 
grants program by promoting partnerships, encouraging local 
conservation efforts, and achieving habitat protection in 36 countries. 
The goals of NMBCA include perpetuating healthy bird populations, 
providing financial resources for bird conservation, and fostering 
international cooperation. Because the greatest need is south of the 
U.S. border, at least 75 percent of NMBCA funding supports projects 
outside the United States. Project proposal due dates, application 
instructions, and eligibility requirements are available on the NMBCA 
Web site at http://www.fws.gov/birds/grants/neotropical-migratory-bird-conservation-act.php.

Public Input

Submitting Written Information or Questions

    Interested members of the public may submit relevant information or 
questions to be considered during the public meetings. If you wish to 
make information available to the Council or Advisory Group for their 
consideration prior to the meeting, you must contact the Council/
Advisory Group Coordinator by the date in DATES. Written statements 
must be supplied to the Council/Advisory Group Coordinator in both of 
the following formats: One hard copy with original signature and one 
electronic copy via email (acceptable file formats are Adobe Acrobat 
PDF, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or rich text file).

Giving an Oral Presentation

    Individuals or groups requesting to make an oral presentation at 
the meetings will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, with no more 
than a total of 30 minutes for all speakers. Interested parties should 
contact the Council/Advisory Group Coordinator, by the date specified 
above in DATES, in writing (preferably via email; see FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT) to be placed on the public speaker list for the 
meetings. Nonregistered public speakers will not be considered during 
the Council or Advisory Group meeting. Registered speakers who wish to 
expand upon their oral statements, or those who had wished to speak but 
could not be accommodated on the agenda, are invited to submit written 
statements to the Council or Advisory Group within 30 days following 
the meeting.

Meeting Minutes

    Summary minutes of the Council and Advisory Group meetings will be 
maintained by the Council/Advisory Group Coordinator at the address 
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Meeting notes will be available 
by contacting the Council/Advisory Group Coordinator within 30 days 
following the meeting. Personal copies may be purchased for the cost of 
duplication.
    Authority: We issue this notice under the authority of NAWCA (Pub. 
L. 101-233, 103 Stat. 1968, December 13, 1989, as amended).

    Dated: November 20, 2017.
Michael Johnson,
Deputy Assistant Director, Migratory Birds.
[FR Doc. 2017-25477 Filed 11-24-17; 8:45 am]
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