[Federal Register: March 11, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 48)]
[Page 13009]
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Office of the Secretary

Renewal of the Sporting Conservation Council

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of renewal.


SUMMARY: This notice is published in accordance with section 9a(2) of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Following consultation with the 
General Services Administration, the Secretary of the Interior hereby 
renews the Sporting Conservation Council for 2 years.

DATES: The Council's charter will be filed under the Act March 26, 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Phyllis T. Seitts, 602-906-5603.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council provides advice and guidance to 
the Federal Government through the Department of the Interior and the 
Department of Agriculture on how to increase public awareness of the 
importance of wildlife resources and the social and economic benefits 
of recreational hunting. The purpose of the Council is to advise the 
Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture about 
wildlife conservation endeavors that benefit recreational hunting and 
wildlife resources and that encourage partnerships among the public, 
the sportsman conservation community, and Federal and State 
    Council membership includes representatives from State fish and 
wildlife agencies, game bird hunting organizations, wildlife 
conservation organizations, big game hunting organizations, and the 
hunting community.
    The Council functions solely as an advisory body and in compliance 
with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. 
Appendix 2). The certification is published below.


    I hereby certify that the renewal of the Sporting Conservation 
Council is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the 
performance of duties by the Department of the Interior mandated 
pursuant to 43 U.S.C. 1457 and provisions of the Fish and Wildlife Act 
of 1956 (16 U.S.C. 742a-742j).

    Dated: February 29, 2008.
Dirk Kempthorne,
Secretary of the Interior.
[FR Doc. E8-4857 Filed 3-10-08; 8:45 am]