[Federal Register: December 7, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 236)]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Great Lakes Panel Meeting

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces meeting of the Aquatic Nuisance Species 
(ANS) Task Force Great Lakes Panel. The meeting topics are identified 

DATES: The Great Lakes Panel will meet from 1 pm to 5 pm on Tuesday, 
December 12, 2000, and 8 am to 12 noon on Wednesday, December 3, 2000.

ADDRESSES: The Great Lakes Panel meeting will be held at the Holiday 
Inn, North Campus, 3600 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48105.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathe Glassner-Shwayder, Project 
Manager, Great Lakes Commission, at 734-665-9135 or Sharon Gross, 
Executive Secretary, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force at 703-358-
2308 or by e-mail at: sharon_gross@fws.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. I), this notice announces 
meetings of the Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Great Lakes Panel. 
The Task Force was established by the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance 
Prevention and Control Act of 1990.
    The Great Lakes Panel, comprised of representatives from Federal, 
State, and local agencies and from private environmental and commercial 
interests, provides the following:
    (a) Identify priorities for the Great Lakes Region with respect to 
aquatic nuisance species;
    (b) Make recommendations to the Task Force regarding programs to 
carry out zebra mussel programs;
    (c) Assist the Task Force in coordinating Federal aquatic nuisance 
species program activities in the Great Lakes region;
    (d) Coordinate, where possible, aquatic nuisance species program 
activities in the Great Lakes region that are not conducted pursuant to 
the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance

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Prevention and Control Act of 1990 (as amended, 1996);
    (e) Provide advice to public and private individuals and entities 
concerning methods of controlling aquatic nuisance species; and
    (f) Submit an annual report describing activities within the Great 
Lakes region related to aquatic nuisance species prevention, research, 
and control.
    The focus of this meeting will be to: Review panel activities for 
the past year, hear updates of ongoing activities, and review the Great 
Lakes Action Plan.
    Minutes of the meeting will be maintained by the Executive 
Secretary, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Suite 851, 4401 North 
Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22203-1622, and will be available 
for public inspection during regular business hours, Monday through 

    Dated: December 1, 2000.
Cathleen I. Short,
Co-Chair, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Assistant Director--
Fisheries & Habitat Conservation.
[FR Doc. 00-31119 Filed 12-6-00; 8:45 am]