[Federal Register: March 3, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 41)]
[Page 10406-10407]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

North American Wetlands Conservation Council Meeting Announcement

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) 
will meet to select North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) 
grant proposals for recommendation to the Migratory Bird Conservation 
Commission (Commission). The meeting is open to the public.

DATES: March 14, 2005, 1-4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, 
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA. The Council Coordinator is 
located at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, 
Mail Stop: MBSP 4501-4075, Arlington, Virginia 22203.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Smith, Council Coordinator, 
(703) 358-1784 or dbhc@fws.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with NAWCA (Pub. L. 101-233, 
103 Stat. 1968, December 13, 1989, as amended), the State-private-
Federal Council meets to consider wetland acquisition, restoration, 
enhancement, and management projects for recommendation to, and final 
funding approval by, the Commission. Proposal due dates, application 
instructions, and eligibility requirements are available through the 
NAWCA Web site at

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http://birdhabitat.fws.gov. Proposals require a minimum of 50 percent 

non-Federal matching funds. Canadian and U.S. Small grant proposals 
will be considered at the Council meeting. The tentative date for the 
Commission meeting is June 15, 2005.

    Dated: February 11, 2005.
Paul Schmidt,
Assistant Director--Migratory Birds.
[FR Doc. 05-4061 Filed 3-2-05; 8:45 am]