[Federal Register: July 13, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 135)]
[Page 36797]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Meeting

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


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

DATES: The Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force will meet from 8:30 a.m. 
to noon, Tuesday, July 24, 2001 and 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, 
July 25, 2001.

ADDRESSES: The ANS Task Force meeting will be held at the Westin, 909 
North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Gross, Executive Secretary, 
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force at 703-358-2308 or by e-mail at 

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. The Task Force was 
established by the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and 
Control Act of 1990.
    Topics to be covered during the ANS Task Force meeting on Tuesday 
and Wednesday include: An overview of regional issues identified by the 
ANS Task Force Great Lakes Regional Panel; a discussion on the draft 
strategic plan for the ANS Task Force; an update of activities from the 
Task Force's regional panels and a recommendation for forming a new 
Northeast Regional Panel; status and updates from several other Task 
Force committees including the Caulerpa Prevention Committee and the 
Communications, Education and Outreach Committee; and other topics.
    Minutes of the meeting will be maintained by the Executive 
Secretary, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Suite 810, 4401 North 
Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22203-1622, and will be available 
for public inspection during regular business hours, Monday through 

    Dated: July 10, 2001.
Cathleen I. Short,
Co-chair, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Assistant Director--
Fisheries and Habitat Conservation.
[FR Doc. 01-17629 Filed 7-12-01; 8:45 am]