[Federal Register: April 3, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 64)]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

[Docket No.

Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Northeast Regional Panel 

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


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

DATES: The Northeastern Regional Panel will meet from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 
p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2002, and 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, 
May 8, 2002.

ADDRESSES: The Northeast Regional Panel meeting will be held at the 
Quality Inn and Suites, 1380 Putney Road, Brattleboro, Vermont 05301. 
Phone 802-254-8701.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Snow-Cotter, 617-626-1202 or 
Sharon Gross, Executive Secretary, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force 
at 703-358-2308.

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 Northeast Regional 
Panel. The Task Force was established by the Nonindigenous Aquatic 
Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990.
    The Northeast Regional Panel was established on July 25, 2001 to 
advise and make recommendations to the Aquatic Nuisance Species Task 
Force on issues relating to the Northeast region of the United States. 
Geographically, the Northeast region is defined to include the 
jurisdictions of the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, 
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York. The Northeast 
Regional Panel will discuss several topics at this meeting including: 
membership of the Panel, updates from the Coastal and Inland 
subcommittees, updates from the Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force and 
Invasive Species Council on national issues, reauthorization of the 
National Invasive Species Act, updates on the development of State ANS 
Plans, findings and management recommendations from the ANS Vector 
Study, and other topics.
    Minutes of the meeting will be maintained by the Executive 
Secretary, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Suite 810, 4401 North 
Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22203-1622, and will be available 
for public inspection during regular business hours, Monday through 

    Dated: March 27, 2002.
Cathleen I. Short,
Co-chair, Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, Assistant Director--
Fisheries & Habitat Conservation.
[FR Doc. 02-8068 Filed 4-2-02; 8:45 am]