[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 62 (Monday, April 1, 2013)]
[Pages 19460-19461]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-07274]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting

AGENCY: Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean 
Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce (Commerce).

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting via web conference call of 
the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee). The 
web conference calls are open to the public, and participants can dial 
in to the calls. Participants who choose to use the web conferencing 
feature in addition to the audio will be able to view the presentations 
as they are being given. Members of the public wishing to listen in 
should contact Lauren Wenzel at the email or telephone number below for 
the call-in number and passcode.

DATES: The meeting will be held Wednesday, May 1, from 1:00 to 3:30 
p.m. EDT. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject 
to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most up-to-date 
meeting agenda.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via web conference call.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, Acting Designated 
Federal Officer, MPA FAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 
East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301-713-7265, 
Fax: 301-713-3110); email: [email protected]; or visit the 
National MPA Center Web site at http://www.mpa.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee, composed of external, 
knowledgeable representatives of stakeholder groups, was established by 
the Department of Commerce (DOC) to provide advice to the Secretaries 
of Commerce and the Interior on implementation of Section 4 of 
Executive Order 13158, on marine protected areas.
    Matters to be Considered: The focus of the Committee's meeting is 
reporting on the Subcommittee workplans and their implementation (Jobs, 
Recreation and Tourism Subcommittee and Stakeholder Engagement 
Subcommittee) to address the Committee's charge. The Committee will 
also hear updates from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration and the Department of the Interior. The agenda is 
subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http://www.mpa.gov.

    Dated: March 20, 2013.
Daniel J. Basta,
Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean 
Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-07274 Filed 3-29-13; 8:45 am]