[Federal Register: June 12, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 113)]
[Page 35236-35237]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) Meeting 

AGENCY: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The Council will meet to select North American Wetlands 
Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant proposals for recommendation to the 
Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (Commission). The meeting is 
open to the public.

DATES: July 9, 2003, 1 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hotel Loews Le Concorde, 
1225 Place Montcalm, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. The Council 
Coordinator is located at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. 
Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop: MBSP 4501-4075, Arlington, Virginia 22203.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Smith, Council Coordinator, 
(703) 358-1784 or dbhc@fws.gov.
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. Proposal due dates, application 
instructions, and eligibility requirements are available through the 
NAWCA Web site at http://birdhabitat.fws.gov. Proposals require a 
minimum of 50 percent non-Federal matching funds. Canadian, Mexican, 
U.S. Standard and U.S. Small grant proposals will be considered at the

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Council meeting. The tentative date for the Commission meeting is 
September 10.

    Dated: May 30, 2003.
Paul R. Schmidt,
Assistant Director--Migratory Birds and State Programs.
[FR Doc. 03-14839 Filed 6-11-03; 8:45 am]