[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 100 (Thursday, May 23, 2013)]
[Page 30847]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-12246]



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, June 13 and 14, 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 June 13 and 14, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 
5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES:  The meeting will be held at the Forest Service 
International Programs office located at 1 Thomas Circle, Suite 400, 
Washington, DC. Written comments concerning 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 May 
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: May 17, 2013.
Jimmy L. Reaves,
Deputy Chief, Research and Development.
[FR Doc. 2013-12246 Filed 5-22-13; 8:45 am]