[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 188 (Thursday, September 28, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57004-57005]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-15950]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service


Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 
meeting of

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the Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup 
(Workgroup). The Workgroup's purpose is to provide, in an advisory 
capacity, recommendations and advice on research and implementation of 
sea lamprey control techniques alternative to lampricide that are 
technically feasible, cost effective, and environmentally safe. Primary 
objectives of the meeting will be to identify research initiatives that 
may enhance alternative sea lamprey control techniques, and to explore 
the significance of larval sea lamprey populations that occur in delta 
habitats rather than stream habitats. The meeting is open to the 
public.

DATES: The Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup 
will meet on Wednesday, October 25, 2006, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

ADDRESSES: We will hold the meeting at ECHO at the Leahy Center for 
Lake Champlain, 1 College Street, Burlington, Vermont; telephone (802) 
864-1848.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dave Tilton, Designated Federal 
Officer, Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup, 
Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Resources Office, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, 11 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452. 
Telephone: (802) 872-0629

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We publish this notice under section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). The 
Workgroup's Specific responsibilities are to provide advice regarding 
the implementation of sea lamprey control methods alternative to 
lampricides, to recommend priorities for research to be conducted by 
cooperating organizations and demonstration projects to be developed 
and funded by State and Federal agencies, and to assist Federal and 
State agencies with the coordination of alternative sea lamprey control 
research to advance the state of the science in Lake Champlain and the 
Great Lakes.

    Dated: September 8, 2006.
David A. Tilton,
Designated Federal Officer, Fish and Wildlife Service.
 [FR Doc. E6-15950 Filed 9-27-06; 8:45 am]
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