[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 195 (Tuesday, October 11, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59079-59080]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-20313]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service


Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Meeting

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Aquatic Nuisance 
Species (ANS) Task Force. The meeting is open to the public. The 
meeting topics are identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.

DATES: The ANS Task Force will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005, and Thursday, October 20, 2005.

ADDRESSES: The ANS Task Force meeting will be held at the Hyatt Dulles, 
2300 Dulles Corner Blvd., Herndon, VA, 20171; (703) 713-1234. Minutes 
of the meeting will be maintained in the office of Chief, Division of 
Environmental Quality, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Suite 322, 4401 
North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22203, and will be made 
available for public inspection during regular business hours, Monday 
through Friday.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Newsham, ANS Task Force 
Executive Secretary, at (703) 358-1796.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), this notice announces meetings 
of the ANS Task Force. The ANS Task Force was established by the 
Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990.
    Topics to be covered during the ANS Task Force meeting include: 
Federal member, Committee, and Regional Panel reports; revision of the 
Strategic Plan;

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regional priorities; 100th Meridian Initiative activities; Caulerpa 
eradication activities in California; Caulerpa national management 
plan; development of a national database of taxonomic experts; invasive 
species forecasting; and risk analysis.

    Dated: September 26, 2005.
Everett Wilson,
Acting Co-Chair, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Assistant 
Director--Fisheries & Habitat Conservation.
[FR Doc. 05-20313 Filed 10-7-05; 8:45 am]
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