[Federal Register: March 9, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 46)]
[Page 12217]
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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, 2006, 1-4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn, Interstate I-
80, 7838 South Highway 281, Grand Island, NE 68803. The 
Council Coordinator is located at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop: MBSP 4501-4075, Arlington, Virginia 

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 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 14, 2006.

    Dated: February 6, 2006.
Paul Schmidt,
Assistant Director--Migratory Birds.
 [FR Doc. E6-3320 Filed 3-8-06; 8:45 am]