Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.
Notice of meeting.
This notice announces a meeting of the Sporting Conservation Council (Council). The meeting agenda includes policy discussions on implementation of the Executive Order on hunting heritage and wildlife conservation and plans for a 2008 Conference on North American Wildlife Policy regarding the North American Conservation Model; State/Federal/Tribal Wildlife Management; Habitat Conservation and Management; Funding for Wildlife Conservation; and Perpetuating Hunter Traditions. This meeting is open to the public, and will include a session for the public to comment.
We will hold the meeting on September 17, 2008, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; the public comment session will be from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The meeting will be held in the Olympic Boardroom at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20001.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Phyllis T. Seitts, 9828 North 31st Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85051-2517; 602-906-5603 (phone); or Twinkle_Thompson-Seitts@blm.gov (e-mail).End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Secretary of the Interior established the Council in February 2006 (71 FR 11220, March 6, 2006). The Council's mission is to provide advice and guidance to the Federal Government through the Department of the Interior on how to increase public awareness of: (1) The importance of wildlife resources, (2) the social and economic benefits of recreational hunting, and (3) wildlife conservation efforts that benefit recreational hunting and wildlife resources.
The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture signed an amended charter for the Council in June 2006 and July 2006, respectively. The revised charter states that the Council will provide advice and guidance to the Federal Government through the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture.
The Council will hold a meeting on the date shown in the DATES section at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section. The meeting will include a session for the public to comment. Previous Council meetings this year occurred on April 8 in Denver, CO (73 FR 14997, March 20, 2008), and June 17 in Washington, DC (73 FR 31501, June 2, 2008).Start Signature
Dated: August 29, 2008.
Phyllis T. Seitts,
Designated Federal Officer,Sporting Conservation Council.
[FR Doc. E8-20523 Filed 9-3-08; 8:45 am]
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