[Federal Register: August 1, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 147)]
[Page 43515]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Meeting Announcement: Sporting Conservation Council

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces the first meeting of the Sporting 
Conservation Council (Council). The meeting is open to the public. 
Agenda items tentatively include presentations by the Fish and Wildlife 
Service and the Bureau of Land Management, an overview of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act, a session on ethics, election of the Council 
chairperson by members of the Council, development of a plan to address 
Council objectives, and a discussion on future meetings. The meeting 
will also include a session for the public to comment.

DATES: We will hold the meeting on August 16 and 17, 2006, from 9 a.m. 
to 4:30 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on August 17, we will host a public 
comment session.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at 250 Station Drive, Missoula, 
Montana 59801.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Phyllis T. Seitts, 9828 North 31st 
Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85051-2517; 602-906-5603 (phone); or 
Twinkle_Thompson-Seitts@blm.gov (e-mail).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of the Interior established 
the Sporting Conservation Council in February 2006. The Council's 
mission is to provide advice and guidance to the Federal Government 
through the Department of the Interior on how to increase public 
awareness of: (1) The importance of wildlife resources, (2) the social 
and economic benefits of recreational hunting, and (3) wildlife 
conservation efforts that benefit recreational hunting and wildlife 
    The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture 
recently signed an amended charter for the Council. The revised charter 
states that the Council will provide advice and guidance to the Federal 
Government through the Department of the Interior and the Department of 
    The Council will hold its first meeting on the dates shown in the 
DATES section at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section. The 
meeting will include a session for the public to comment.

    Dated: July 24, 2006.
Phyllis T. Seitts,
Designated Federal Officer, Sporting Conservation Council.
 [FR Doc. E6-12292 Filed 7-31-06; 8:45 am]