[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 138 (Thursday, July 19, 2007)]
[Page 39636]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-13980]



Fish and Wildlife Service

Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 
meeting of the Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives 
Workgroup (Workgroup). The Workgroup's purpose is to provide, in an 
advisory capacity, recommendations and advice on research and 
implementation of sea lamprey control techniques alternative to 
lampricide that are technically feasible, cost effective, and 
environmentally safe. The primary objective of the meeting will be to 
prioritize potential research initiatives that may enhance alternative 
sea lamprey control techniques. The meeting is open to the public.

DATES: The Workgroup will meet on Wednesday, September 12, 2007, from 5 
to 8 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Vermont Fish and Wildlife 
Department Dead Creek Waterfowl Refuge Headquarters, 966 Route 17 West, 
Addison, Vermont 05491.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dave Tilton, Designated Federal 
Officer, Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup, 
Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Resources Office, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, 11 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, Vermont 05452 
(U.S. mail); 802-872-0629 (telephone); or [email protected] 
(electronic mail).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We publish this notice under section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). The 
Workgroup's specific responsibilities are to provide advice regarding 
the implementation of sea lamprey control methods alternative to 
lampricides, to recommend priorities for research to be conducted by 
cooperating organizations and demonstration projects to be developed 
and funded by State and Federal agencies, and to assist Federal and 
State agencies with the coordination of alternative sea lamprey control 
research to advance the state of the science in Lake Champlain and the 
Great Lakes.

    Dated: June 15, 2007.
Richard O. Bennett,
Acting Regional Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Hadley, 
 [FR Doc. E7-13980 Filed 7-18-07; 8:45 am]