[Federal Register: March 21, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 54)]
[Page 13302-13303]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Fish and Wildlife Service

Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service, we, our), 
announces a meeting of the Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control 
Alternatives Workgroup (Workgroup). The Workgroup's purpose is to 
provide, in an advisory capacity, recommendations and advice on 
research and implementation of sea lamprey control techniques 
alternative to lampricide that are technically feasible, cost 
effective, and environmentally safe. The primary objective of the 
meeting will be to discuss potential focus research initiatives that 
may enhance alternative sea lamprey control techniques. The meeting is 
open to the public.

DATES: The Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives

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Workgroup will meet on Monday, April 16, 2007, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the State University of New 
York, Valcour Educational Conference Center, 3712 Route 9--Lakeshore, 
Plattsburgh, NY 12901.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dave Tilton, Designated Federal 
Officer, Lake Champlain Sea Lamprey Control Alternatives Workgroup, 
Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Resources Office, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, 11 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452, at 802-
872-0629 (telephone); Dave_Tilton@fws.gov (electronic mail).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We publish this notice under section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.). The 
Workgroup's specific responsibilities are to provide advice regarding 
the implementation of sea lamprey control methods alternative to 
lampricides, to recommend priorities for research to be conducted by 
cooperating organizations and demonstration projects to be developed 
and funded by State and Federal agencies, and to assist Federal and 
State agencies with the coordination of alternative sea lamprey control 
research to advance the state of the science in Lake Champlain and the 
Great Lakes.

    Dated: March 13, 2007.
Richard O. Bennett,
Acting Regional Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Hadley, 
 [FR Doc. E7-5140 Filed 3-20-07; 8:45 am]