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Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG), Notice of Meeting

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of public meeting.

SUMMARY:

The 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 (Pub. L. 102-575) of 1992. The AMP provides an organization and process to ensure the use of scientific information in decision making concerning Glen Canyon Dam operations and protection of the affected resources consistent with the Grand Canyon Protection Act. The AMP has been organized and includes a federal advisory committee (AMWG), a technical work group (TWG), a monitoring and research center, and independent review panels. The TWG is a subcommittee of the AMWG and provides technical advice and information for the AMWG to act upon.

Date and Location: The AMWG will conduct the following public meeting:

Phoenix, Arizona—March 3-4, 2004. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at 5 p.m. on the first day and begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at noon on the second day. The meeting will be held at the Arizona Department of Water Resources, 500 N. 3rd Street, 3rd Floor, Conference Rooms A and B, Phoenix, Arizona.

Agenda: The purpose of the meeting will be to recommend to the Secretary of the Interior the FY 2005 budget and work plan. Other items for discussion include AMWG operating procedures, environmental compliance on proposed actions, research and monitoring reports, basin hydrology, public outreach, as well as other administrative and resource issues pertaining to the AMP. To view a copy of the draft agenda, please visit the Reclamation web site at: http://www.usbr.gov/​uc/​envprog/​amp/​amwg/​mtgs/​04mar03/​mtga4_​00.html.

To allow full consideration of information by the AMWG members, written notice must be provided to Dennis Kubly, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Regional Office, 125 South State Street, Room 6107, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84138; telephone (801) 524-3715; faxogram (801) 524-3858; e-mail at dkubly@uc.usbr.gov (5) days prior to the meeting. Any written comments received will be provided to the AMWG and TWG members prior to the meeting.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Dennis Kubly, telephone (801) 524-3715; faxogram (801) 524-3858; or via e-mail at dkubly@uc.usbr.gov.

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Dated: January 29, 2004.

Dennis Kubly,

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

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