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Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup

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Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.


Notice of meeting.


We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a meeting of Start Printed Page 57005the Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup (Workgroup). The Workgroup's purpose is to provide, in an advisory capacity, recommendations and advice on research and implementation of sea lamprey control techniques alternative to lampricide that are technically feasible, cost effective, and environmentally safe. Primary objectives of the meeting will be to identify research initiatives that may enhance alternative sea lamprey control techniques, and to explore the significance of larval sea lamprey populations that occur in delta habitats rather than stream habitats. The meeting is open to the public.


The Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup will meet on Wednesday, October 25, 2006, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.


We will hold the meeting at ECHO at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, 1 College Street, Burlington, Vermont; telephone (802) 864-1848.

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Dave Tilton, Designated Federal Officer, Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup, Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Resources Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 11 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452. Telephone: (802) 872-0629

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We publish this notice under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). The Workgroup's Specific responsibilities are to provide advice regarding the implementation of sea lamprey control methods alternative to lampricides, to recommend priorities for research to be conducted by cooperating organizations and demonstration projects to be developed and funded by State and Federal agencies, and to assist Federal and State agencies with the coordination of alternative sea lamprey control research to advance the state of the science in Lake Champlain and the Great Lakes.

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Dated: September 8, 2006.

David A. Tilton,

Designated Federal Officer, Fish and Wildlife Service.

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[FR Doc. E6-15950 Filed 9-27-06; 8:45 am]