[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 190 (Friday, September 30, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 60863]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-25144]



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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-FHC-2011-N181; 94140-1336-0000-N5]


Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Meeting

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting 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. The meeting 
is open to the public.

DATES: The ANS Task Force will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on 
Wednesday, November 2, and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 
3, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The ANS Task Force meeting will take place at the Department 
of Commerce Building at 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20230. For more information about the meeting location, call 301-427-
8655. You may inspect minutes of the meeting at the office of the 
Chief, Division of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Conservation, U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 
22203, during regular business hours, Monday through Friday. You may 
also view the minutes on the ANS Task Force Web site at http://anstaskforce.gov/meetings.php.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Mangin, Executive Secretary, ANS 
Task Force, by telephone at (703) 358-2466, or by e-mail at Susan_Mangin@fws.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf 
(TDD), please call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 800-
877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), this notice announces meetings 
of the Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force. The ANS Task Force 
was established by the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and 
Control Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 106-580, as amended). 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.

Agenda

    Topics that the ANS Task Force plans to cover during the meeting 
include:
     Commercial harvest of aquatic invasive species,
     State Aquatic Nuisance Species Management Plans,
     ANSTF Strategic Plan, and
     Asian clams.
    The agenda and other related meeting information are on the ANS 
Task Force Web site at http://anstaskforce.gov/meetings.php.

Accessibility Information

    The meeting location is accessible to wheelchair users. If you 
require additional accommodations, please notify us at least 1 week in 
advance of the meeting.

Authority

    We publish this notice under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.).

    Dated: September 22, 2011.
 Jeffrey Underwood,
Acting Co-Chair, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Acting Assistant 
Director--Fisheries and Habitat Conservation.
[FR Doc. 2011-25144 Filed 9-29-11; 8:45 am]
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