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Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group

Action

Notice Of Public Meeting.

Summary

The Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG) makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior concerning Glen Canyon Dam operations and other management actions to protect resources downstream of Glen Canyon Dam, consistent with the Grand Canyon Protection Act. The AMWG meets two to three times a year.

 

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The meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 5:30 p.m., and Thursday, February 23, 2012, from 8 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m.

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The meeting will be held at the Fiesta Resort Conference Center, 2100 S. Priest Drive, Tempe, Arizona.

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Glen Knowles, Bureau of Reclamation, telephone (801) 524-3781; facsimile (801) 524-3858; email at gknowles@usbr.gov.

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The Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program (AMP) was implemented as a result of the Record of Decision on the Operation of Glen Canyon Dam Final Environmental Impact Statement to comply with consultation requirements of the Grand Canyon Protection Act (102) of 1992. The AMP includes a Federal advisory committee, the AMWG, a technical work group (TWG), a Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center, and independent review panels. The TWG is a subcommittee of the AMWG and provides technical advice and recommendations to the AMWG.

Agenda: The primary purpose of the meeting will be for the AMWG to begin discussions on the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 budget and hydrograph, receive updates on the two environmental assessments being prepared by the Bureau of Reclamation, the Long Term Experimental and Management Plan environmental impact statement, current basin hydrology and Glen Canyon Dam operational changes, project updates from the Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center, and an update from the Desired Future Conditions Ad Hoc Group. The AMWG will also address other administrative and resource issues pertaining to the AMP.

To view a copy of the agenda and documents related to the above meeting, please visit Reclamation's Web site at http://www.usbr.gov/uc/rm/amp/amwg/mtgs/12feb22.html. Time will be allowed at the meeting for any individual or organization wishing to make formal oral comments. To allow for full consideration of information by the AMWG members, written notice must be provided to Glen Knowles, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Regional Office, 125 South State Street, Room 6107, Salt Lake City, Utah 84138; telephone 801-524-3781; facsimile 801-524-3858; email at gknowles@usbr.gov at least five (5) days prior to the meeting. Any written comments received will be provided to the AMWG members.

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Before including your name, address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Dated: January 17, 2012 .

Glen Knowles,

Chief, Adaptive Management Group,Environmental Resources Division,Upper Colorado Regional Office,Salt Lake City, Utah.

[FR Doc. 2012-3651 Filed 2-15-12; 8:45 am]

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