[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 215 (Monday, November 7, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 68776-68777]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-28743]


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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.

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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). Comprised of 29 nonfederal invasive species 
experts and stakeholders from across the nation, the purpose of the 
Advisory Committee 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.
    Purpose of Meeting: The meeting will be held on December 6-8, 2011 
in Washington, DC and will focus primarily invasive species as it 
relates to commerce. The purpose of the meeting is to convene the full 
ISAC and consider strategies and methodologies for implementing 
performance elements outlined in the 2008-2012 Invasive Species 
National Management Plan. The meeting is open to the public. An 
orientation session will be held on Monday, December 5, 2011, for the 
six new ISAC members appointed by

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Secretary Ken Salazar on September 16, 2011. There will be no ISAC 
business conducted during the orientation session, which is closed to 
the public.

DATES: ISAC New Member Orientation (CLOSED): Monday, December 5, 2011; 
9 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Meeting of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee 
(OPEN): Tuesday, December 6, 2011 through Thursday, December 8, 2011. 
The meeting will be held 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 
and Wednesday, December 7, 2011. On Thursday, December 8, 2011, the 
meeting will begin at 8 a.m., and adjourn at 12 noon.

ADDRESSES: The new member orientation will be held at the NISC offices 
at 1201 Eye Street NW., Washington, DC 20005. The ISAC meeting will be 
held at the U.S. Department of Commerce (Herbert C. Hoover Building), 
1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. The general session 
will be held in Room 4830. Note: All meeting participants and 
interested members of the public must be cleared through building 
security prior to being escorted to the meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelsey Brantley, National Invasive 
Species Council Program Specialist and ISAC Coordinator, (202) 513-
7243; Fax: (202) 371-1751,

    Dated: October 31, 2011.
Lori Williams,
Executive Director, National Invasive Species Council.
[FR Doc. 2011-28743 Filed 11-4-11; 8:45 am]
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