[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 194 (Friday, October 5, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 61019]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-24644]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-FHC-2012-N237; WBS: FXFR13360900000N5, Cost Center: FF09F14000, 
Fund: 134]


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 (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 5:00 p.m. 
Wednesday November 14, and from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday 
November 15, 2012.

ADDRESSES: The ANS Task Force meeting will take place at the U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service building at 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, 
VA 22203. 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, at (703) 358-2466, or by email at Susan_Mangin@fws.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(5 U.S.C. App.), this notice announces meetings of the 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).

Agenda

    Topics that the ANS Task Force plans to cover during the meeting 
include:
     ANSTF recreational guidelines,
     Species management and control plans,
     ANSTF Strategic Plan accomplishments tracking,
     Japanese tsunami marine debris, and
     Rapid screening for aquatic invasive species.
    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: October 1, 2012.
John Schmerfeld,
Acting Co-Chair, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Assistant 
Director--Fisheries and Habitat Conservation.
[FR Doc. 2012-24644 Filed 10-4-12; 8:45 am]
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