[Federal Register: October 3, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 192)]
[Page 59011]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Ruffe Control Committee 

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Aquatic Nuisance 
Species (ANS) Task Force Ruffe Control Committee. The meeting topics 
are identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES:  The Ruffe Control Committee will meet from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., 
Wednesday, October 25, 2000 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, October 
26, 2000.

ADDRESSES:  The Ruffe Control Committee meeting will be held in the 
Comfort Inn, 4404 I-75 Business Spur, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Sharon Gross, Executive Secretary, 
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force at 703-358-2308 or by e-mail at: 
sharon_gross@fws.gov or Thomas Busiahn, Ruffe Control Committee Chair, 
at 703-358-1718.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  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 Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Ruffe Control 
Committee. The ANS Task Force was established by the Nonindigenous 
Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990.
    Topics to be covered during the Ruffe Control Committee meeting 
include: the status of existing ruffe populations, a review of the 
eight components of the ruffe control plan, an evaluation of the bait 
harvest prohibitions currently in place on Lake Superior, and other 
    Minutes of the meeting will be maintained by the Executive 
Secretary, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Suite 851, 4401 North 
Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22203-1622, and will be available 
for public inspection during regular business hours, Monday through 

    Dated: September 27, 2000.
Cathleen I. Short,
Co-Chair, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Assistant Director--
Fisheries and Habitat Conservation.
[FR Doc. 00-25315 Filed 10-2-00; 8:45 am]