[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 97 (Monday, May 20, 2013)]
[Page 29378]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-11955]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-FAC-2013-N109; FXFR133609ANS09-FF09F14000-134]

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force; Public Teleconference/

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce a public 
teleconference/webinar of the Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force (ANS 
Task Force). The ANS Task Force's purpose is to develop and implement a 
program for U.S. waters to prevent introduction and dispersal of 
aquatic nuisance species; to monitor, control, and study such species; 
and to disseminate related information.

DATES: Teleconference/webinar: Monday June 17, 2013, from 1 p.m. to 4 
p.m. EDT. Deadlines: For deadlines for registering to listen to the 
meeting by phone, listening and viewing on the Internet, and providing 
public comment by phone, please see ``Public Input'' under 

ADDRESSES: You may participate in the teleconference/webinar from your 
home or work computer or phone.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Mangin, Executive Secretary, ANS 
Task Force, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, 
Arlington, VA 22203; telephone: 703-358-2466; email: Susan_Mangin@fws.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we announce that the ANS 
Task Force will hold a teleconference/webinar.


    The ANS Task Force was established by the Nonindigenous Aquatic 
Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 (Act) (Pub. L. 106-580, as 
amended) and is composed of 13 Federal and 13 ex-officio members and 
co-chaired by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The ANS Task Force provides 
advice on aquatic nuisance species infesting waters of the U.S. and 
other nations, among other duties as specified in the Act.

Meeting Agenda

     Classroom Guidelines,
     National Invasive Species Awareness Week,
     Michigan and Mississippi ANS Management Plans, and
     Asian Carp Surveillance Plan

The final agenda and other related meeting information will be posted 
on the ANS Task Force Web site at http://www.anstaskforce.gov.

Public Input

                                     You must contact the ANS Executive
          If you wish to                Secretary  (see FOR FURTHER
                                    INFORMATION CONTACT)  no later than
Listen to the webinar by           Monday June 3, 2013.
 telephone or listen and view
 through the Internet.
Provide oral public comment by     Monday June 3, 2013.

Meeting Minutes

    Summary minutes of the teleconference/webinar will be maintained by 
the Executive Secretary (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). The 
minutes will be available for public inspection within 60 days after 
the meeting, and will be posted on the ANS Task Force's Web site at 

    Dated: May 14, 2013.
Jeffrey Underwood,
Acting Co-Chair, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Acting Assistant 
Director--Fish and Aquatic Conservation.
[FR Doc. 2013-11955 Filed 5-17-13; 8:45 am]