Announcement of Public Meeting of the North American Wetlands Conservation Council, 25029-25030 [2018-11601]

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[FR Doc. 2018–11705 Filed 5–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 [FWS–HQ–MB–2017–N060; 91100–3740– GRNT 7C] Announcement of Public Meeting of the North American Wetlands Conservation Council Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The North American Wetlands Conservation Council will SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 May 30, 2018 Jkt 241001 meet in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, to select U.S. Standard grant proposals for reporting to the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission under the North American Wetlands Conservation Act. This meeting is open to the public, and interested persons may present oral or written statements. DATES: Meeting: The meeting is scheduled for June 13, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. Central Daylight Saving Time. Participation: If you wish to participate in the meeting via calling in, making a presentation, or submitting information beforehand, contact the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than June 6, 2018. ADDRESSES: Meeting location: The meeting will take place in the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center, 602 Minnesota State Hwy. 210 East, Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537. If you are interested in presenting information at the meeting or participating via telephone, contact the Council Coordinator by the date specified in DATES. Submitting information: Comments must be submitted by the date specified in DATES by one of the following methods: • U.S. mail or hand-delivery: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 5275 Leesburg Pike MS: MB, Falls Church, VA 22041. • Email: dbhc@fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Mott, Council Coordinator, by phone at 703–358–1784. 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. In addition, 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: Background In accordance with the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA; 16 U.S.C. 4401–4412), 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. The sevenmember Commission was established in 1929 by the passage of the Migratory Bird Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 715 et seq.) primarily to consider and approve areas of land or water recommended by the Secretary of the Interior for purchase PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25029 by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In 1989, the Commission acquired the additional responsibility to approve project funding under NAWCA. The NAWCA program operates in two cycles per year. Each cycle, eligible proposals are reviewed and ranked by the nine-member Council. 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 website at www.fws.gov/ birds/grants/north-american-wetlandconservation-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 meeting. If you wish to submit a written statement so that information may be made available to the Council for their consideration prior to the meeting, you must contact the Council Coordinator by the date in DATES. Written statements must be supplied to the Council 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 during the meeting will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, with no more than a total of 10 minutes for all speakers. Interested parties should contact the Council Coordinator by the date in DATES, in writing (preferably via email; see ADDRESSES), to be placed on the public speaker list. Nonregistered public speakers will not be considered during the 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 within 30 days following the meeting. Meeting Minutes Summary minutes of the Council meeting will be maintained by the E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1 25030 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 105 / Thursday, May 31, 2018 / Notices Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Meeting notes will be available by contacting the Council Coordinator within 30 days following the meeting. Personal copies may be purchased for the cost of duplication. Dated: May 11, 2018. Jerome Ford, Assistant Director, Migratory Birds. [FR Doc. 2018–11601 Filed 5–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–FAC–2018–N061; FXFR13360900000– FF09F14000–167] Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Meeting AGENCY: Meeting Agenda Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of meeting. ACTION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce a public meeting of the Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force, in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The ANS Task Force’s purpose is to develop and implement a program for U.S. waters to prevent introduction and dispersal of aquatic invasive species; to monitor, control, and study such species; and to disseminate related information. DATES: The ANS Task Force will meet Tuesday through Thursday, June 12–14, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The meeting is open to the public; for security purposes, signup is required. For more information, contact the ANS Task Force Executive Secretary (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). ADDRESSES: Meeting location: The ANS Task Force meeting will take place at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Building 3, Room 4527, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (phone: 301–713–0174). Comment submission: You may submit written comments in advance of the meeting by emailing them to the ANS Task Force Executive Secretary (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Pasko, Executive Secretary, ANS Task Force, by telephone at (703) 358– 2466, or by email at Susan_Pasko@ fws.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), please call the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 May 30, 2018 Jkt 241001 We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a public meeting of the Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force, in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2). The ANS Task Force was established by the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990, as amended (NANPCA; 16 U.S.C. 4701 et seq.), is composed of 13 Federal and 15 exofficio members, and is co-chaired by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The ANS Task Force’s purpose is to develop and implement a program for U.S. waters to prevent introduction and dispersal of aquatic invasive species; to monitor, control, and study such species; and to disseminate related information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Update on the U.S. Geological Survey Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. • Update from the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee. • Sessions to evaluate the Task Force and regional panel accomplishments and discuss strategies to further advance the Task Force mission. • Public comment period. The final agenda and other related meeting information will be posted on the Task Force website at https:// anstaskforce.gov. Summary minutes of the meeting will be maintained by the Executive Secretary and will be available for public inspection within 90 days after the meeting at https:// anstaskforce.gov. Public Input Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2. Dated: May 24, 2018. John J. Schmerfeld, Acting Assistant Director for Fish and Aquatic Conservation. [FR Doc. 2018–11735 Filed 5–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R1–ES–2018–N079; FXES11130600000–189–FF01E00000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comments. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing any of the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period. DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before July 2, 2018. ADDRESSES: Document availability and comment submission: Submit requests for copies of the applications and related documents and submit any comments by one of the following methods. All requests and comments should specify the applicant name(s) and application number(s) (e.g., TE– XXXXXX): • Email: permitsR1ES@fws.gov. • U.S. Mail: Program Manager, Restoration and Endangered Species Classification, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Regional Office, 911 NE 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232–4181. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colleen Henson, Recovery Permit Coordinator, Ecological Services, (503) 231–6131 (phone); permitsR1ES@ fws.gov (email). Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877– 8339 for TTY assistance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on applications for permits under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The requested permits would allow the applicants to conduct activities intended to promote recovery of species that are listed as endangered or threatened under the ESA. SUMMARY: Background With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities that constitute take E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 105 (Thursday, May 31, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25029-25030]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-11601]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-MB-2017-N060; 91100-3740-GRNT 7C]


Announcement of Public Meeting of the North American Wetlands 
Conservation Council

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The North American Wetlands Conservation Council will meet in 
Fergus Falls, Minnesota, to select U.S. Standard grant proposals for 
reporting to the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission under the North 
American Wetlands Conservation Act. This meeting is open to the public, 
and interested persons may present oral or written statements.

DATES: Meeting: The meeting is scheduled for June 13, 2018, at 8:00 
a.m. Central Daylight Saving Time.
    Participation: If you wish to participate in the meeting via 
calling in, making a presentation, or submitting information 
beforehand, contact the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than June 6, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Meeting location: The meeting will take place in the Prairie 
Wetlands Learning Center, 602 Minnesota State Hwy. 210 East, Fergus 
Falls, Minnesota 56537. If you are interested in presenting information 
at the meeting or participating via telephone, contact the Council 
Coordinator by the date specified in DATES.
    Submitting information: Comments must be submitted by the date 
specified in DATES by one of the following methods:
     U.S. mail or hand-delivery: U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, 5275 Leesburg Pike MS: MB, Falls Church, VA 22041.
     Email: [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Mott, Council Coordinator, by 
phone at 703-358-1784. 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. In addition, 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: 

Background

    In accordance with the North American Wetlands Conservation Act 
(NAWCA; 16 U.S.C. 4401-4412), 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. The seven-member Commission was established in 
1929 by the passage of the Migratory Bird Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 
715 et seq.) primarily to consider and approve areas of land or water 
recommended by the Secretary of the Interior for purchase by the U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service. In 1989, the Commission acquired the 
additional responsibility to approve project funding under NAWCA.
    The NAWCA program operates in two cycles per year. Each cycle, 
eligible proposals are reviewed and ranked by the nine-member Council. 
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 website at 
www.fws.gov/birds/grants/north-american-wetland-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 meeting. If you wish to submit a 
written statement so that information may be made available to the 
Council for their consideration prior to the meeting, you must contact 
the Council Coordinator by the date in DATES. Written statements must 
be supplied to the Council 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 
during the meeting will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, with no 
more than a total of 10 minutes for all speakers. Interested parties 
should contact the Council Coordinator by the date in DATES, in writing 
(preferably via email; see ADDRESSES), to be placed on the public 
speaker list. Nonregistered public speakers will not be considered 
during the 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 within 30 days following the meeting.

Meeting Minutes

    Summary minutes of the Council meeting will be maintained by the

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Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Meeting 
notes will be available by contacting the Council Coordinator within 30 
days following the meeting. Personal copies may be purchased for the 
cost of duplication.

    Dated: May 11, 2018.
Jerome Ford,
Assistant Director, Migratory Birds.
[FR Doc. 2018-11601 Filed 5-30-18; 8:45 am]
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