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Meeting of the Alaska Migratory Bird Co-management Council

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AGENCY:

Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Alaska Migratory Bird Co-management Council has scheduled a public meeting to develop recommendations for regulations for the spring/summer migratory bird subsistence harvest for the period March 10 to September 1, 2002. In addition to developing recommended regulations, the Co-management Council will finalize by-laws which will guide future deliberations of the Council.

DATES:

The Co-management Council will meet February 26-28, 2001.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be conducted at the Hawthorn Suites Hotel at 1110 W. 8th Avenue in Anchorage, Alaska.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For additional information call Mimi Hogan at 907/786-3673 or Bob Stevens at 907/786-3499. Individuals with a disability who may need special accommodations in order to participate in the public comment portion of the meeting should call one of the above numbers.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service formed the Alaska Migratory Bird Co-Management Council, which includes Native, state, and federal representatives as equals, by means of a Notice of Decision published in the Federal Register, 65 FR 16405-16409, March 28, 2000. Amended migratory bird treaties with Canada and Mexico required the formation of such a management body. The Co-management Council will make recommendations for, among other things, regulations for spring/summer harvesting of migratory birds in Alaska. In addition to creation of the Co-management Council, the Notice of Decision identified seven geographic regions. Each region will submit to the Co-management Council requests for specific regulations for its area. The Co-management Council will then develop recommendations for statewide regulations and submit them to the Fish and Wildlife Service for approval.

The meeting of the Co-management Council will begin on Monday, February 26 at 1:00 p.m. Sessions on February 27 and 28 will begin at 8:00 a.m. The public is invited to attend. The Co-management Council will provide opportunities for public comment on agenda items. Agendas will be available at the door.

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Dated: January 19, 2001.

David B. Allen,

Regional Director, Anchorage, Alaska.

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[FR Doc. 01-2588 Filed 2-7-01; 8:45 am]

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