Forest Service, USDA.
Notice of meetings.
The Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board (NFAB) has announced its meeting dates for 2010. These meetings are open to the public, and public comment is accepted at any time in writing and at the pleasure of the chairperson of the Board at each meeting for verbal comments. Persons wishing to speak may be given three minutes to address the Board, for not more than 15 minutes of public comments except at the pleasure of the chair.
Meeting dates are the third Wednesday of each month unless otherwise indicated:
July (No Meeting).
August 18 (Summer Field Trip—TBA).
December (No Meeting).
January 5, 2011 (Tentative).
Meetings will begin at 1 p.m. and end no later than 5 p.m. at the Forest Service Center, 8221 S. Highway 16, Rapid City, SD 57702.
Agendas: The Board will consider a variety of issues related to national forest management. Agendas will be announced in advance but principally concern implementing phase two of the forest land and resource management plan and travel plan. The Board will consider such topics as integrated vegetation management (wild and prescribed fire, fuels reduction, controlling insect epidemics, invasive species), travel management (off highway vehicles, the new OHV rule, and related topics), and forest fragmentation, among others.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Frank Carroll, Committee Management Officer, Black Hills National Forest, 25041 North Highway 16, Custer, SD 57730, (605) 673-9200.Start Signature
Dated: December 1, 2009.
Deputy Forest Supervisor.
[FR Doc. E9-29929 Filed 12-16-09; 8:45 am]
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