Office of the Secretary, Interior.
Notice of public meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to provide advice to the National Invasive Species Council, as authorized by Executive Order 13112, on a broad array of issues related to preventing the introduction of invasive species and providing for their control and minimizing the economic, ecological, and human health impacts that invasive species cause. The Council is Co-chaired by the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Secretary of Commerce. The duty of the Start Printed Page 5650Council is to provide national leadership regarding invasive species issues. The purpose of a meeting on March 4-5, 2003 is to convene the full Advisory Committee (appointed by Secretary Norton on April 1, 2002); and to discuss implementation of action items outlined in the National Invasive Species Management Plan, which was finalized on January 18, 2001.
Meeting of Invasive Species Advisory Committee: 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 4, 2003; and 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 5, 2003.
Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle, NW., Washington, DC 20005. Meetings on both days will be held in the State Suite.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Kelsey Passé, National Invasive Species Council Program Analyst; Phone: (202) 513-7243; Fax: (202) 371-1751.Start Signature
Dated: January 30, 2003.
Executive Director, National Invasive Species Council.
[FR Doc. 03-2532 Filed 2-3-03; 8:45 am]
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