[Federal Register Volume 65, Number 88 (Friday, May 5, 2000)]
[Notices]
[Page 26234]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 00-11197]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of the Secretary


Invasive Species Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory 
Committee and Invasive Species Council.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, notice is hereby given of meetings of the Invasive Species 
Advisory Committee and the Invasive Species Council. The purpose of the 
Advisory Committee is to provide advice to the Council, as authorized 
by Executive Order 13112, on a broad array of issues related to 
preventing the introduction of invasive species and providing for their 
control and minimizing the economic, ecological, and human health 
impacts that invasive species cause. The Council is Co-chaired by the 
Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the 
Secretary of Commerce. The duty of the Council is to provide national 
leadership regarding invasive species issues. The purpose of a meeting 
on May 17 is to convene the full Advisory Committee and receive reports 
from the six working groups established to provide input for the 
National Invasive Species Management Plan. A second meeting on May 18 
is the first joint meeting of the Advisory Committee and the Council. 
The meetings will be open to the public. Attendance will be limited to 
space available.

DATES: Meeting of Invasive Species Advisory Committee: 9 a.m., 
Wednesday, May 17, 2000; Meeting of Invasive Species Advisory Committee 
and Council: 1 p.m., Thursday, May 18, 2000.

ADDRESSES: Doubletree Hotel National Airport, 300 Army Navy Drive, 
Arlington, VA 22202. Committee Meeting will be held in the Commonwealth 
Room, Joint Committee/Council Meeting will be held in the Washington 
Room.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelsey Passe, National Invasive 
Species Council Program Analyst; E-mail: kelsey__passe@ios.doi.gov; 
Phone: (202) 208-6336; Fax: (202) 208-1526.

    Dated: May 1, 2000.
A. Gordon Brown,
Co-Executive Director, National Invasive Species Council.
[FR Doc. 00-11197 Filed 5-4-00; 8:45 am]
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