Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council
Office of External Affairs

SFBPC Teleconference

January 27, 2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arlington VA





Federal Register Notice

Meeting Minutes

2:00 P.M.

Convene meeting
Roll Call
Opening Remarks

  • Thom Dammrich, SFBPC Chairman

2:10 P.M.

Fisheries Issues Committee Mike Nussman, Chair

- Review and discussion of FWS Fisheries Program Response to 2010 SFBPC Assessment

- Consider establishing an ad hoc team to lead efforts to work with FWS Fisheries Program in implementing recommendations

  • Presenter TBD

2:25 P.M.

Ocean Issues

- PROPOSAL - joint session with members of the MPA Federal Advisory Committee at March SFBPC meeting

  • ACTION: Establish team to plan session: call for volunteers
  • Doug Hobbs, SFBPC Coordinator

- Update on DOI implementation of National Ocean Policy

  • Andrew Gude, Office of the Assistant Secretary

2:40 P.M

National Wildlife Refuge System: Briefing on System Vision Process

  • Presenter TBD

3:00 P.M.

Boating Issues Committee John Sprague, Chair

- Boating Infrastructure Grant Program: Discussion and consideration of Fiscal Year 2011 BIG Grant Recommendations [Click on link to view presentation]

  • John Sprague, Chair, BIG Project Proposal Review Team

- Update on rewrite of Boating Infrastructure and Clean Vessel Act Grant Program regulations

  • Lisa Van Alstyne, US Fish & Wildlife Service, Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program

3:30 P.M.

Other Business/New Business

  • Revised SFBPC by-laws
  • March 2011 meeting agenda items
  • RBFF Board nominations -Sprague - Coral reef issue in Florida
  • Dikmen - Impacts of BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

3:45 P.M.

Public comment

4:00 P.M.





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