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Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG)

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of public meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Glen Canyon Dam 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 includes a federal advisory committee, the Adaptive Management Work Group (AMWG), a technical work group (TWG), a Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center, and independent review panels. The AMWG makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior concerning Glen Canyon Dam operations and other management actions to protect resources downstream of Glen Canyon Dam consistent with the Grand Canyon Protection Act. The TWG is a subcommittee of the AMWG and provides technical advice and recommendations to the AMWG.

DATES:

The AMWG will conduct the following meeting:

Dates and Addresses: Wednesday-Thursday, August 12-13, 2009. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. the first day and will begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at approximately 3 p.m. on the second day. The meeting will be held at the Fiesta Inn, 2100 S. Priest Drive, Tempe, Arizona.

Agenda: The primary purpose of the meeting will be for the AMWG to discuss and recommend the Fiscal Year 2010-11 biennial budget, workplan, and hydrograph. In addition, they will receive updates and discuss the following items: (1) Mid-fiscal Year 2009 expenditures, (2) Status of Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center projects, (3) 2007 and 2008 Biological Opinion conservation measures, (4) Colorado River Basin hydrology, (5) Future Funding Sources for Non-native Fish Control Efforts, (6) the Draft Humpback Chub Comprehensive Plan, (7) a stakeholder's perspective by the Arizona Game and Fish Department, and other administrative and resource issues pertaining to the AMP. To view a copy of the agenda and documents related to the above meeting, please visit Reclamation's Web site at: http://www.usbr.gov/​uc/​rm/​amp/​amwg/​mtgs/​09aug12/​index.html. Time will be allowed at the meeting for any individual or organization wishing to make formal oral comments. To allow for 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; facsimile 801-524-3858; e-mail at dkubly@usbr.gov at least five (5) days prior to the call. Any written comments received will be provided to the AMWG members.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Dennis Kubly, Bureau of Reclamation, telephone (801) 524-3715; facsimile (801) 524-3858; e-mail at dkubly@usbr.gov.

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Dated: July 7, 2009.

Tom Ryan,

Manager, Environmental Resources Division, Upper Colorado Regional Office, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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[FR Doc. E9-17672 Filed 7-23-09; 8:45 am]

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