[Federal Register: February 3, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 21)]
[Page 5941]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-MB-2009-N0005; 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: March 16, 2009, 1-3 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, 
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202.

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 March 2, 2009.
    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 Canadian and U.S. small grant 
proposals at the meeting. The tentative date for the Commission meeting 
is June 10, 2009.

    Dated: January 13, 2009.
Paul Schmidt,
Assistant Director--Migratory Birds.
 [FR Doc. E9-2085 Filed 2-2-09; 8:45 am]