Forest Service, USDA.
Notice of meeting.
The National Tree-marking Paint Committee will meet in Manchester, New Hampshire, on May 6-8, 2003. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss activities, improvements, and concerns related to the handling and use of tree-marking paint by personnel of the Forest Service and the Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management.
The meeting will be held May 6-8, 2003, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The meeting will be held at the Best Western Executive Court Inn, Start Printed Page 1542913500 South Willow Street, Manchester, New Hampshire 03109. Written comments may be mailed before or after the meeting until June 8, 2003, to Bob Monk, Chair, National Tree-marking Paint Committee, Forest Service, USDA, San Dimas Technology and Development Center, 444 East Bonita Avenue, San Dimas, California 91773, or sent via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Bob Monk, Project Leader, San Dimas Technology and Development Center, Forest Service, USDA, (909) 599-1267, extension 267; e-mail: email@example.com.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The National Tree-marking Paint Committee comprises representatives from the Forest Service national headquarters, each of the nine Forest Service Regions, the Forest Products Laboratory, the Forest Service San Dimas Technology and Development Center, and the Bureau of Land Management. The General Services Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health are ad hoc members and provide technical advice to the committee.
A field trip will be held on May 6 and is designed to supplement information related to tree-marking paint. This trip is open to any member of the public participating in the public meeting on May 7-8. However, transportation is provided only for committee members.
The main session of the meeting, which is open to public attendance, will be held on May 7-8.
While certain segments of this meeting are open to the public, there will be two closed sessions during the meeting. The first closed session is planned for approximately 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on May 7. This session is reserved for individual paint manufacturers to present products and information about tree-marking paint for consideration in future testing and use by the agency. Paint manufacturers also may provide comments on tree-marking paint specifications or other requirements. This portion of the meeting is open only to paint manufacturers, the committee, and committee staff to ensure that trade secrets will not be disclosed to other paint manufacturers or to the public. Paint manufacturers wishing to make presentations to the National Tree-marking Paint Committee during the closed session should contact the Chair at the telephone number listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. The second closed session is planned for approximately 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on May 8. This session is reserved for Federal Government employees only.
Any person with special access needs should contact the Chair to make those accommodations. Space for individuals who are not members of the National Tree-marking Paint Committee is limited and will be available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.Start Signature
Dated: March 24, 2003.
Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System.
[FR Doc. 03-7684 Filed 3-28-03; 8:45 am]
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