[Federal Register: June 3, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 107)]
[Page 31709]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 
meeting of the Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives 
Workgroup (Workgroup). The Workgroup's purpose is to provide, in an 
advisory capacity, recommendations and advice on research and 
implementation of sea lamprey control techniques alternative to 
lampricide that are technically feasible, cost effective, and 
environmentally safe. The primary objective of the meeting will be to 
discuss potential research initiatives that may enhance alternative sea 
lamprey control techniques. The meeting is open to the public.

DATES: The Workgroup will meet on Wednesday June 18, 2008, from 5:30 to 
8:30 p.m., with an alternate date of Monday, June 23, 2008, from 5:30 
to 8:30 p.m., should the meeting need to be cancelled due to inclement 
weather. Any member of the public who wants to find out whether the 
meeting has been postponed may contact Stefi Flanders of the Service at 
802-872-0629 extension 10 (telephone); or Stefi_Flanders@fws.gov 
(electronic mail) during regular business hours on the primary meeting 

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Ticonderoga Community 
Center, 123 Champlain Avenue, Ticonderoga, New York; telephone 518-585-

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dave Tilton, Designated Federal 
Officer, Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup, 
Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Resources Office, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, 11 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, Vermont 05452 
(U.S. mail); 802-872-0629 (telephone); or Dave_Tilton@fws.gov 
(electronic mail).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We publish this notice under section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). The 
Workgroup's specific responsibilities are to provide advice regarding 
the implementation of sea lamprey control methods alternative to 
lampricides, to recommend priorities for research to be conducted by 
cooperating organizations and demonstration projects to be developed 
and funded by State and Federal agencies, and to 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: April 29, 2008.
Thomas J. Healy,
Acting Regional Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Hadley, 
Massachusetts 01035.
[FR Doc. E8-12375 Filed 6-2-08; 8:45 am]