[Federal Register: March 3, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 41)]


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Fish and Wildlife Service


North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) Meeting 


AGENCY: 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: March 4, 2003, 1 p. m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Department of the Interior, 

South Penthouse, 18th and C Streets, NW., Washington, DC 20240. 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. Eighteen Canadian 

proposals will be considered at the Council meeting. The tentative date 

for the Commission meeting is June 18.

    Dated: February 20, 2003.

Paul R. Schmidt,

Assistant Director--Migratory Birds and State Programs.

[FR Doc. 03-4877 Filed 2-28-03; 8:45 am]