Announcement of Public Meetings: North American Wetlands Conservation Council; Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Advisory Group, 43702-43703 [2018-18461]

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Council Meeting: December 12, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Saving Time. Advisory Group Meeting: December 11, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern 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 December 5, 2018. ADDRESSES: Meeting Location: Both meetings will take place at the National DATES: Announcement of Public Meetings: North American Wetlands Conservation Council; Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Advisory Group Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The North American Wetlands Conservation Council will meet to select North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant proposals for recommendation to the PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Annual cost E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 166 / Monday, August 27, 2018 / Notices Fish and Wildlife Foundation, 1133 15th Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005. 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; or • Email: dbhc@fws.gov. 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: amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 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 website 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; VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Aug 24, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 website at https://www.fws.gov/ birds/grants/neotropical-migratory-birdconservation-act.php. 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: August 21, 2018. Jerome Ford, Assistant Director, Migratory Bird Program. [FR Doc. 2018–18461 Filed 8–24–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Public Input Bureau of Indian Affairs 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). 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 166 (Monday, August 27, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43702-43703]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-18461]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-MB-2018-N105; 91100-3740-GRNT 7C]


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

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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SUMMARY: The North American Wetlands Conservation 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. 
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 Meeting: December 12, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Eastern Daylight Saving Time. Advisory Group Meeting: December 11, 
2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern 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 December 5, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Meeting Location: Both meetings will take place at the 
National

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Fish and Wildlife Foundation, 1133 15th Street NW, Suite 1000, 
Washington, DC 20005. 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; or
     Email: [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Mott, Council/Advisory Group 
Coordinator, by phone at 703-358-1784; by email at [email protected]; 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 website 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 
website at https://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: August 21, 2018.
Jerome Ford,
Assistant Director, Migratory Bird Program.
[FR Doc. 2018-18461 Filed 8-24-18; 8:45 am]
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