[Federal Register: November 9, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 217)]
[Page 63624]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Sporting Conservation Council

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Sporting Conservation 
Council (Council). The meeting agenda includes an update on 
implementation of the Executive Order on hunting heritage and wildlife 
conservation; a discussion on the Healthy Lands Initiative; a report on 
elk management; and a report on the priorities of the Association of 
Fish and Wildlife Agencies' energy and wildlife policy committee. This 
meeting is open to the public, and will include a session for the 
public to comment.

DATES: We will hold the meeting on December 3, 2007, from 8:30 a.m. to 
5 p.m., and on December 4, 2007, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. From 3 p.m. 
to 4 p.m. on December 3, 2007, we will host a public comment session.

ADDRESSES: On December 3 and 4, 2007, the meeting will be held in the 
Navajo/Hopi Room at the Homewood Suites, 9880 North Scottsdale Road, 
Scottsdale, AZ 85253.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Phyllis T. Seitts, 9828 North 31st 
Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85051-2517; 602-906-5603 (phone); or 
Twinkle_Thompson-Seitts@blm.gov (e-mail).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of the Interior established 
the Council in February 2006 (71 FR 11220, March 6, 2006). The 
Council's mission is to provide advice and guidance to the Federal 
Government through the Department of the Interior on how to increase 
public awareness of: (1) The importance of wildlife resources, (2) the 
social and economic benefits of recreational hunting, and (3) wildlife 
conservation efforts that benefit recreational hunting and wildlife 
    The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture 
signed an amended charter for the Council in June 2006 and July 2006, 
respectively. The revised charter states that the Council will provide 
advice and guidance to the Federal Government through the Department of 
the Interior and the Department of Agriculture.
    The Council will hold a meeting on the dates shown in the DATES 
section at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section. The meeting will 
include a session for the public to comment.

    Dated: October 24, 2007.
Phyllis T. Seitts,
Designated Federal Officer, Sporting Conservation Council.
[FR Doc. E7-22015 Filed 11-8-07; 8:45 am]