Kern and Tulare Counties Resource Advisory Committee
The Kern and Tulare Counties Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will be accepting applications for projects to recommend for funding under Title II of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self- Determination Act (Pub. L. 110-343). The application can be downloaded from the Secure Rural Schools Web site: https://www.fs.fed.us/srs/ index.shtml or the Sequoia National Forest Web site: https:// www.fs.fed.us/r5/sequoia/projects/rural-schools/. Completed applications can be submitted electronically, by mail, or in person. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110-343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
Competitive and Noncompetitive Non-Formula Federal Assistance Programs-General Award Administrative Provisions and Specific Administrative Provisions
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is publishing program-specific administrative provisions for the following Federal assistance programs: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) as subpart G; the Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI); and the Integrated Research, Education, and Extension Competitive Grants Program (406), to supplement the Competitive and Noncompetitive Non-formula Federal Assistance ProgramsGeneral Award Administrative Provisions for these programs. Section 7406 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (FCEA or the ``2008 Farm Bill'') amended section 2(b) of the Act of August 4, 1965, Competitive, Special, and Facilities Research Grant Act, to authorize the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) to provide funding for fundamental and applied research, extension, and education to address food and agricultural sciences. The Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative is authorized under section 1672B of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 (FACT Act), as amended by FCEA. The Integrated Research, Education, and Extension, Competitive Grants Program is authorized under section 406 of the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998, as amended by FCEA.
Sitka Resource Advisory Committee
The Sitka Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Sitka, Alaska, October 8, 2010. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss potential projects under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self- Determination Act of 2008.
Ketchikan Resource Advisory Committee
The Ketchikan Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Ketchikan, Alaska, September 30, 2010. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss potential projects under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2008.
Hood/Willamette Resource Advisory Committee (RAC)
The Hood/Willamette Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet on Thursday, September 30, 2010. The meeting and field trip is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and will conclude at approximately 3 p.m. The meeting will be held at McKenzie River Ranger District Office; 57600 McKenzie Highway; McKenzie Bridge, Oregon; (541) 822-3381. The tentative agenda includes: (1) Public forum; (2) Recommended changes for 2011 projects; and (3) Field Trip to review Title II Projects. The Public Forum is tentatively scheduled to begin at 10:05 a.m. Time allotted for individual presentations will be limited to 3-4 minutes. Written comments are encouraged, particularly if the material cannot be presented within the time limits for the Public Forum. Written comments may be submitted prior to the September 30th meeting by sending them to Connie Athman at the address given below.