[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 17 (Thursday, January 27, 2005)]
[Page 3941]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-1469]



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 Council is to provide national leadership 
regarding invasive species issues. The purpose of a meeting on February 
16-18, 2005, is to convene the full Advisory Committee; 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: Wednesday, 
February 16, 2005, through Friday, February 18, 2005; beginning at 8 
a.m. each day.

ADDRESSES: Hilton Washington--Silver Spring Hotel, 8727 Colesville 
Road, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. Meeting will be held all three 
days in the Maryland Ball Room.

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

    Dated: January 21, 2005.
Christopher P. Dionigi,
Domestic Assistant Director, National Invasive Species Council.
[FR Doc. 05-1469 Filed 1-26-05; 8:45 am]