[Federal Register: December 10, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 238)]
[Page 75128]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-MB-2008-N0302; 91100-3740-GRNT 7C]

Meeting Announcement: North American Wetlands Conservation 

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) 
will meet to select North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) 
grant proposals for recommendation to the Migratory Bird Conservation 
Commission (Commission). This meeting is open to the public, and 
interested persons may present oral or written statements.

DATES: Council Meeting: December 9, 2008, 1-3 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Ballston Station Building, 
4301 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203. (The meeting room is on 
the west side of building; use the entrance on North Utah Street.)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Johnson, Council Coordinator, by 
phone at (703) 358-1784; by e-mail at dbhc@fws.gov; or by U.S. mail at 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop MBSP 
4501-4075, Arlington, VA 22203.

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.
    If you are interested in presenting information at the public 
meeting, contact the Council Coordinator no later than December 8, 
    Project proposal due dates, application instructions, and 
eligibility requirements are available on the NAWCA Web site at http://
Proposals require a minimum of 50 percent non-Federal matching funds. 
The Council will consider U.S. Standard and Mexican grant proposals at 
the December meeting. The tentative date for the Commission meeting is 
March 11, 2009.

    Dated: November 14, 2008.
Paul Schmidt,
Assistant Director--Migratory Birds.
[FR Doc. E8-29214 Filed 12-9-08; 8:45 am]