[Federal Register Volume 68, Number 187 (Friday, September 26, 2003)]
[Notices]
[Page 55649]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 03-24333]


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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 National 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 (ISAC). The purpose of the ISAC is to provide advice 
to the National Invasive Species 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 meetings on October 
29-30, 2003 are to convene the full Advisory Committee (appointed by 
Secretary Norton on April 1, 2002); and to discuss implementation of 
action items outlined in the National Invasive Species Management Plan, 
finalized on January 18, 2001. A joint meeting of the ISAC and the 
National Invasive Species Council will also be held during the ISAC 
meeting.

DATES: Meeting of Invasive Species Advisory Committee: 9 a.m., 
Wednesday, October 29, 2003; and 8:30 a.m., Thursday October 30, 2003.

ADDRESSES: Wyndham Washington DC, 1400 M Street, NW., Washington, DC 
20005. Meetings on both days will be held in the Monticello Ballroom.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelsey Passe, National Invasive 
Species Council Program Analyst; Phone: (202) 513-7243; Fax: (202) 371-
1751.

    Dated: September 16, 2003.
Lori Williams,
Executive Director, National Invasive Species Council.
[FR Doc. 03-24333 Filed 9-25-03; 8:45 am]
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