Forest Service, USDA.
Notice of meeting.
The Deschutes Provincial Advisory Committee (PAC) will meet in Bend, Oregon. The committee is authorized pursuant to the implementation of E-19 of the Record of Decision and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to provide advice and make recommendations to promote a better integration of forest management activities between Federal and non-Federal entities to ensure that such activities are complementary. PAC information can be found at the following Web site: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/deschutes/workingtogether/advisorycommittees.
The meeting will be held on April 21, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m.
All PAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
The meeting will be held at the Deschutes County Services Building, DeArmond Room, 1300 Northwest Wall Street, Bend, Oregon.
Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at Deschutes National Forest Headquarters Office. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Beth Peer, Deschutes PAC Coordinator, by phone at 541-383-4761 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday.
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The purpose of the meeting is to:
1. Discuss the broad topic of forest restoration,
2. Discuss how the PAC can develop strategies for continuing restoration work, including in the more specific areas:
a. Prescribed fire/smoke regulations, and
b. habitat restoration and enhancement for big game, and
c. Implementation of the sustainable road system;
3. Engage in specific issues surrounding sustainable recreation, and
4. Discuss the business of the PAC, such as:
a. The Re-chartering process and
The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by April 7, 2017, to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time to make oral comments must be sent to Beth Peer, Deschutes PAC Coordinator, 63095 Deschutes Market Road, Bend, Oregon, 97701; or by email to email@example.com, or via facsimile to 541-383-4755.
Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable accommodation, For access to the facility or proceedings, please contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis.
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Dated: March 2, 2017.
Jeanne M. Higgins,
Acting Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System.
[FR Doc. 2017-06136 Filed 3-28-17; 8:45 am]
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