[Federal Register: February 4, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 23)]
[Page 5814]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (5 U.S.C. App. I), this notice announces a meeting of the Klamath 
River Basin Fisheries Task Force, established under the authority of 
the Klamath River Basin Fishery Resources Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 
460ss et seq.). The meeting is open to the public.

DATES: The Klamath River Basin Fisheries Task Force (TF) will meet from 
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 1998, from 8:30 a.m. 
to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 19, 1998, and from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 
p.m. on Friday, February 20, 1998.

PLACE: The meeting will be held at the Brookings Inn, Highway 101, 
Brookings, Oregon 97415.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Ronald A. Iverson, Project Leader, 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 1006 (1215 South Main), Yreka, 
California 96097-1006, telephone (530) 842-5763.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The principal agenda items at this meeting 
will be: (1) a decision on whether or how to proceed with the Upper 
Basin Amendment and assignments; (2) a status report on the 1998 annual 
operations plan and EIS for the Bureau of Reclamation Klamath Project; 
(3) an update on subbasin planning; (4) a decision on a process to 
amend the Task Force Long Range Plan for the Klamath River Basin 
Conservation Area Fishery Restoration Program; (5) the development of a 
strategy to pursue additional funding; (6) a decision on FY99 budget 
recommendations and the annual Request for Proposals; and (7) a report 
on scoping of the Klamath River Basin Instream Flow Incremental 
Methodology (IFIM) flow study.
    For background information on the TF, please refer to the notice of 
their initial meeting that appeared in the Federal Register on July 8, 
1987 (52 FR 25639).

    Dated: January 28, 1998.
Thomas J. Dwyer,
Acting Regional Director.
[FR Doc. 98-2679 Filed 2-3-98; 8:45 am]