[Federal Register: June 4, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 107)]
[Page 29980]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Meeting of the Alaska Migratory Bird Co-management Council

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The Alaska Migratory Bird Co-management Council has scheduled 
a public meeting to discuss financial needs and sources for funding the 
operation of the Council and the regional management bodies.

DATES: The Co-management Council will meet June 26, 2001.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be conducted at the Hawthorn Suites Hotel 
at 1110 W. 8th Avenue in Anchorage, Alaska.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information call Bob 
Stevens at 907/786-3499. Individuals with a disability who may need 
special accommodations in order to participate in the public comment 
portion of the meeting should call the above number.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service formed 
the Alaska Migratory Bird Co-Management Council, which includes Native, 
State, and Federal representatives as equals, by means of a Notice of 
Decision published in the Federal Register, 65 FR 16405-16409, March 
28, 2000. The amended Migratory Bird Treaty with Canada required the 
formation of such a management body. The Co-management Council will 
make recommendations for regulations for spring/summer subsistence 
harvesting of migratory birds in Alaska. In addition the Co-management 
Council will make recommendations regarding population and harvest 
monitoring, law enforcement policies, habitat protection, research and 
use of traditional knowledge, and education programs.
    The meeting of the Co-management Council will begin at 8:30 a.m. on 
Tuesday, June 26, 2001. The session will end no later than 5 p.m. that 
day. The primary agenda item will be a discussion of funding 
alternatives for the operation of the Co-management Council and the 
regional management bodies that provide recommendations to the Co-
management Council. The public is invited to attend. The Co-management 
Council will provide opportunities for public comment on agenda items 
at the end of the morning session and at the end of the afternoon 
session. Additional opportunities may be provided at the discretion of 
the Co-management Council. Agendas will be available at the door.

    Dated: May 23, 2001.
David B. Allen,
Regional Director, Anchorage, Alaska.
[FR Doc. 01-13936 Filed 6-1-01; 8:45 am]