[Federal Register: November 8, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 216)]
[Page 65542]
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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 a meeting of the Sporting Conservation 
Council (Council). This meeting is designed to review wildlife 
conservation endeavors that benefit recreational hunting and wildlife 
resources and that encourage partnerships among the public, the 
sporting conservation community, wildlife conservation groups, and 
State and Federal governments. This meeting is open to the public, and 
will include a session for the public to comment.

DATES: We will hold the meeting on November 28, 2006, from 10 a.m. to 
4:30 p.m. and on November 29, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. From 9 
a.m. to 10 a.m. on November 29, we will host a public comment session.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Riviera Room at the Omni 
Corpus Christi Hotel Marina, 707 North Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, 
Texas 78401.

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 Council in February 2006 (71 FR 11220, March 6, 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 
signed an amended charter for the Council in June 2006 and July 2006, 
respectively. 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 Agriculture.
    The Council will hold a 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: November 2, 2006.
Phyllis T. Seitts,
Designated Federal Officer, Sporting Conservation Council.
[FR Doc. E6-18913 Filed 11-7-06; 8:45 am]