[Federal Register: October 28, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 207)]
[Page 55581]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

[91100-3740-GRNT 7C]

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: December 9, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon). 
If you are interested in presenting information at the North American 
Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) public meeting, contact the 
Council Coordinator no later than November 24, 2009.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central 
Arkansas Nature Center, 602 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock, AR 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Johnson, Council Coordinator, by 
phone at (703) 358-1784; by e-mail at dbhc@fws.gov; or by U.S. mail at 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop MBSP 
4501-4075, Arlington, VA. 22203.

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.
    Project proposal due dates, application instructions, and 
eligibility requirements are available on the NAWCA Web site at http://
Proposals require a minimum of 50 percent non-Federal matching funds. 
The Council will consider U.S. Standard and Mexican grant proposals at 
the December meeting. The date for the Commission meeting is March 10, 

    Dated: October 14, 2009
Paul R. Schmidt,
Assistant Director-Migratory Birds.
[FR Doc. E9-25934 Filed 10-27-09; 8:45 am]