[Federal Register: April 13, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 71)]
[Page 19450]
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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 a.m. to 
5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2004, and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, 
May 27, 2004. Minutes of the meeting will be available for public 
inspection during regular business hours, Monday through Friday.

ADDRESSES: The Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force meeting will be held 
at the Holiday Inn Select, 2200 I-70 Dr. SW, Columbia, Missouri 65203. 
Phone (573) 445-8531. Minutes of the meeting will be maintained in the 
office of Chief, Division of Environmental Quality, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, Suite 322, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, 
Virginia 22203-1622.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Everett Wilson, Acting Executive 
Secretary, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, at (703) 358-2148.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. I), this notice announces 
meetings 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 include: 
introduction of new members; an update of activities from each of the 
Task Force's regional panels; status reports from several Task Force 
committees and working groups, including the Prevention and Outreach 
Committees, the New Zealand mudsnail working group, and the Caulerpa 
working group; presentations by the Mississippi River Basin Panel; an 
update on ballast water management activities; an update on the 
activities of the National Invasive Species Council; and other topics.

    Dated: March 16, 2004.
Mamie A. Parker,
Co-Chair, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Assistant Director--
Fisheries & Habitat Conservation.
[FR Doc. 04-8309 Filed 4-12-04; 8:45 am]