[Federal Register: July 1, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 127)]
[Page 37471]
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Fish and Wildlife Service


Meeting Announcement: North American Wetlands Conservation 

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). This meeting is open to the public, and 
interested persons may present oral or written statements.

DATES: Council Meeting: July 8, 2008, 1-3 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Rodd Brudenell Facility, 86 
Dewars Lane, P.O. Box 67, Georgetown Royalty, PE, Canada C0A 1G0. The 
meeting is coordinated by the Council Coordinator, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop: MBSP 4501-4075, 
Arlington, VA. 22203.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Johnson, 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 on the NAWCA 
Web site at http://birdhabitat.fws.gov. Proposals require a minimum of 
50 percent non-Federal matching funds. The Council will consider U.S. 
Standard grant proposals at the July meeting. The tentative date for 
the Commission meeting is September 10, 2008.

    Dated: June 16, 2008.
Paul Schmidt,
Assistant Director--Migratory Birds.
[FR Doc. E8-14849 Filed 6-30-08; 8:45 am]