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Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Meeting

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Notice of meeting.


This notice announces a meeting of the Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force. The ANS Task Force's purpose is to develop and implement a program for U.S. waters to prevent introduction and dispersal of aquatic nuisance species; to monitor, control, and study such species; and to disseminate related information. The meeting is open to the public.


The ANS Task Force will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., from Wednesday, May 2 through Thursday May 3, 2012.


The ANS Task Force meeting will take place at the O'Callaghan Annapolis Hotel, 174 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 (410-263-7700). You may inspect minutes of the meeting at the office of the Chief, Division of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Conservation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203, during regular business hours, Monday through Friday. You may also view the minutes on the ANS Task Force Web site at:


Susan Mangin, Executive Secretary, ANS Task Force, at (703) 358-2466, or by email at



Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), this notice announces meetings of the ANS Task Force. The ANS Task Force was established by the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 106-580, as amended).


Topics that the ANS Task Force plans to cover during the meeting include:

  • ANSTF Strategic Plan
  • ANSTF Recreational Guidelines
  • Nutria
  • Landscape Conservation Cooperatives
  • Impact of Fish Passage on the Movement of ANS.

The agenda and other related meeting information are on the ANS Task Force Web site at:

Accessibility Information

The meeting location is accessible to wheelchair users. If you require additional accommodations, please notify us at least 1 week in advance of the meeting.


We publish this notice under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.)

Dated: March 6, 2012.

Jeffrey Underwood,

Acting Co-Chair, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Deputy Assistant Director—Fisheries and Habitat Conservation.

[FR Doc. 2012-6660 Filed 3-19-12; 8:45 am]