[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 10 (Tuesday, January 15, 2013)]
[Page 2950]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-00725]



Forest Service

Forestry Research Advisory Council

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The Forestry Research Advisory Council will meet in 
Washington, DC February 7-8, 2013. The Council is required by Section 
1441 of the Agriculture and Food Act of 1981 to provide advice to the 
Secretary of Agriculture on accomplishing efficiently the purposes of 
the Act of October 10, 1962 (16 U.S.C. 582a, et seq.), commonly known 
as the McIntire-Stennis Act of 1962. The Council also provides advice 
relative to the Forest Service research program, authorized by the 
Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Research Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 
95-307, 92 Stat. 353, as amended; 16 U.S.C. 1600 (note)). The meeting 
is open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will be held February 7-8, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 
5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel, 
14th & K Streets NW., Washington, DC 20005. Written comments concering 
this meeting should be addressed to Daina Apple, Designated Federal 
Officer, Forestry Research Advisory Council, USDA Forest Service 
Research and Development, Mail Stop 1120, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., 
Washington DC 20250-1120, by January 31, 2013. Comments may also be 
sent via fascimile to 703-605-5133. All comments, including names and 
addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for 
public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received 
at 1620 North Kent Street, RPC-4th floor, Rosslyn, VA. Visitors are 
encouraged to call ahead at 202-205-1665 to facilitate entry into the 
USDA Forest Service Building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daina Apple, Forest Service Office of 
the Deputy Chief for Research and Development, 202-205-1665. 
Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. Council 
will be discussing current and emerging forestry and natural resource 
research issues, and discussion is limited to Forest Service, National 
Institute of Food and Agriculture staff and Council members; however, 
persons who wish to bring forestry research matters to the attention of 
the Council may file written statements with the Council staff before 
or after the meeting.
    Meeting Accommodations: If you require sign language interpreting, 
assistive listening devices or other reasonable accommodation, please 
request this in advance of the meeting by contacting the person listed 
in the section titled for further information contact. All reasonable 
accommodations requests are managed on a case-by-case basis.

    Dated: January 9, 2013.
Jimmy L. Reaves,
Deputy Chief, Research and Development.
[FR Doc. 2013-00725 Filed 1-14-13; 8:45 am]