[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 22 (Wednesday, February 2, 2011)]
[Page 5820]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-2305]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-MB-2011-N016; [91100-3740-GRNT 7C]

Meeting Announcements: North American Wetlands Conservation 
Council; Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Advisory Group

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.


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. The 
Advisory Group for the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act 
(NMBCA) grants program (Advisory Group) will also meet. This meeting is 
also open to the public, and interested persons may present oral or 
written statements.

DATES: Council: Meeting is March 9, 2011, 10:30 a.m. through 12 p.m. 
and 1-4 p.m. If you are interested in presenting information at this 
public meeting, contact the Council Coordinator no later than March 1, 
    Advisory Group: Meeting is March 10, 2011, 8:30 a.m. through 4 p.m. 
If you are interested in presenting information at this public meeting, 
contact the Council Coordinator no later than March 1, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The Council meeting will be held at the Department of the 
Interior, 1849 C Street NW., North Penthouse, Room 7000 A and B, 
Washington, DC 20240. The Advisory Group meeting will be held at the 
Melrose Hotel, 2430 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20037.

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 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. Project proposal due dates, 
application instructions, and eligibility requirements are available on 
the NAWCA Web site at http://www.fws.gov/birdhabitat/Grants/NAWCA/Standard/US/Overview.shtm. 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 Commission will consider the 
Council's recommendations at its meeting tentatively scheduled for June 
9, 2010.
    The Advisory Group, named by the Secretary of the Interior under 
NMBCA (Pub. L. 106-247, 114 Stat. 593, July 20, 2000), will hold its 
meeting to discuss the strategic direction and management of the NMBCA 
program and provide advice to the Director of the Fish and Wildlife 
Service. If you are interested in presenting information at either of 
these public meetings, contact the Council Coordinator no later than 
the date under DATES.

    Dated: January 26, 2011.
Jerome Ford,
Acting Assistant Director, Migratory Birds.
[FR Doc. 2011-2305 Filed 2-1-11; 8:45 am]