[Federal Register Volume 68, Number 23 (Tuesday, February 4, 2003)]
[Pages 5649-5650]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 03-2532]



Office of the Secretary

Invasive Species Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory 


SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, notice is hereby given of meetings of the Invasive Species 
Advisory Committee. 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

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Council is to provide national leadership regarding invasive species 
issues. The purpose of a meeting on March 4-5, 2003 is to convene the 
full Advisory Committee (appointed by Secretary Norton on April 1, 
2002); and to discuss implementation of action items outlined in the 
National Invasive Species Management Plan, which was finalized on 
January 18, 2001.

DATES: Meeting of Invasive Species Advisory Committee: 8:30 a.m., 
Tuesday, March 4, 2003; and 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 5, 2003.

ADDRESSES: Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle, NW., Washington, 
DC 20005. Meetings on both days will be held in the State Suite.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelsey Pass[eacute], National Invasive 
Species Council Program Analyst; Phone: (202) 513-7243; Fax: (202) 371-

    Dated: January 30, 2003.
Lori Williams,
Executive Director, National Invasive Species Council.
[FR Doc. 03-2532 Filed 2-3-03; 8:45 am]