[Federal Register: May 23, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 99)]
[Page 29666]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Notice of Meeting of the Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control 
Alternatives Workgroup

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Lake Champlain Sea 
Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup. The purpose of the Workgroup is 
to provide, in an advisory capacity, recommendations and advice on 
research and implementation of sea lamprey control techniques 
alternative to lampricide, if they are found to be technically 
feasible, cost effective, and environmentally safe. Primary objectives 
of the meeting will include a review of Federal Advisory Committee Act 
requirements, discussion of the Workgroup's mission, discussion of 
workgroup operating procedures, and an overview of recent developments 
in alternative sea lamprey control technology. The meeting is open to 
the public.

DATES: The Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup 
will meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2006.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Lake Champlain Basin 
Program/Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department facility at the Gordon 
Center House, 54 West Shore Road, Grand Isle, Vermont. Telephone 802/

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dave Tilton of the U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Resources Office, 11 
Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, Vermont 05452, (802) 872-0629. Dave 
Tilton is the Workgroup's Designated Federal Official.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published pursuant to section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). 
Specific responsibilities of the Workgroup are to provide advice 
regarding the implementation of sea lamprey control methods alternative 
to lampricides, recommend priorities for research to be conducted by 
cooperating organizations and demonstration projects to be developed 
and funded by State and Federal agencies, and assist Federal and State 
agencies with the coordination of alternative sea lamprey control 
research to advance the state of the science in Lake Champlain and the 
Great Lakes.

    Dated: May 17, 2006.
David A. Tilton,
Designated Federal Official, Fish and Wildlife Service.
 [FR Doc. E6-7825 Filed 5-22-06; 8:45 am]