[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 28 (Monday, February 11, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 9724]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-03062]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of the Secretary


Invasive Species Advisory Committee; Meetings

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 31 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 March 7-8, 2013 in 
Arlington, Virginia, and will focus on the changing approaches to 
invasive species. 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 National Invasive 
Species Management Plan. The meeting agenda is now available on the 
NISC Web site, www.invasivespecies.gov. Supplemental materials will be 
uploaded to the site on or before Friday, February 22, 2013.
    The full committee meeting on Thursday, February 7, 2013 and 
Friday, February 8, 2013 is open to the public. An orientation session 
will be held on Wednesday, February 06, 2013 for the 14 new ISAC 
members appointed by Secretary Ken Salazar on January 22, 2013. Note: 
There will be no committee business conducted during the orientation 
session, which is closed to the public.

DATES: ISAC New Member Orientation (CLOSED): Wednesday, February 6, 
2013; 9:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Meeting of the Invasive Species Advisory 
Committee (OPEN): Thursday, February 7, 2013 through Friday, March 8, 
2013, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Sheraton Pentagon City, 900 South Orme Street, Arlington, VA 
22204-4520. The general session on Thursday, February 7, 2013, and 
Friday, February 8, 2013 will be held in the Galaxy Ballroom.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelsey Brantley, National Invasive 
Species Council Program Specialist and ISAC Coordinator, Phone: (202) 
513-7243; Fax: (202) 371-1751; email: Kelsey_Brantley@ios.doi.gov. 
Additional information can also be obtained from the NISC Web site, 
www.invasivespecies.gov.

    Dated: February 6, 2013.
Lori Williams,
Executive Director, National Invasive Species Council.
[FR Doc. 2013-03062 Filed 2-8-13; 8:45 am]
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