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Invasive Species Advisory Committee

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AGENCY:

Office of the Secretary, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of public meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee.

SUMMARY:

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 Council is to provide national leadership regarding invasive species issues. The purpose of a meeting on October 1-3, 2007 is to convene the full Advisory Committee and to discuss implementation of action items outlined in the National Invasive Species Management Plan, which was finalized on January 18, 2001.

DATES:

Meeting of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee: Monday, October 1, 2007 and Tuesday, October 2, 2007; beginning at approximately 8 a.m., and ending at approximately 5 p.m. each day. Members will be participating in an off-site tour on Wednesday, October 3, 2007.

ADDRESSES:

Sheraton College Park Hotel, 4095 Powder Mill Road, Beltsville, Maryland 20705. General Session on October 1, 2007 and October 2, 2007 will be held in the Potomac/Susquehanna Room.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Kelsey Brantley, National Invasive Species Council Program Analyst and ISAC Coordinator, (202) 513-7243; Fax: (202) 371-1751.

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Dated: August 24, 2007.

Richard L. Orr,

Assistant Director for International Policy and Prevention, National Invasive Species Council.

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[FR Doc. E7-17127 Filed 8-28-07; 8:45 am]

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