[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 7 (Tuesday, January 11, 2011)]
[Page 1628]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-338]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-EA-2010-N280; 97600-9792-0000 5D]

Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of teleconference.


SUMMARY: We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a public 
teleconference of the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council 

DATE(S): We will hold the teleconference on Thursday, January 27, 2011, 
2-4 p.m. (Eastern time). If you wish to listen to or participate in the 
teleconference proceedings, or submit written material for the Council 
to consider during the teleconference, notify Douglas Hobbs by Monday, 
January 24, 2011. See instructions under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Hobbs, Council Coordinator, 
4401 N. Fairfax Dr., Mailstop 3103-AEA, Arlington, VA 22203; (703) 358-
2336 (phone); (703) 358-2548 (fax); or doug_hobbs@fws.gov (e-mail).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we give notice that the 
Council will hold a teleconference (see DATES).
    The Council was formed in January 1993 to advise the Secretary of 
the Interior, through the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, on nationally significant recreational fishing, boating, and 
aquatic resource conservation issues. The Council represents the 
interests of the public and private sectors of the sport fishing, 
boating, and conservation communities and is organized to enhance 
partnerships among industry, constituency groups, and government. The 
18-member Council, appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, includes 
the Service Director and the president of the Association of Fish and 
Wildlife Agencies, who both serve in ex officio capacities. Other 
Council members are directors from State agencies responsible for 
managing recreational fish and wildlife resources and individuals who 
represent the interests of saltwater and freshwater recreational 
fishing, recreational boating, the recreational fishing and boating 
industries, recreational fisheries resource conservation, Native 
American tribes, aquatic resource outreach and education, and tourism. 
Background information on the Council is available at http://www.fws.gov/sfbpc.
    The Council will convene to: (1) Approve recommendations to the 
Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service for funding Fiscal Year 2011 
Boating Infrastructure Grant proposals; and (2) to consider other 
Council business. We will post the final agenda on the Internet at 
    Procedures for Public Input: Interested members of the public may 
listen to or present oral information, or submit a relevant written 
statement for the Council to consider during the public meeting. 
Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. 
Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements or those who had 
wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda are invited 
to submit written statements to the Council. Individuals or groups can 
listen to or make an oral presentation at the public Council 
teleconference. Oral presentations will be limited to 2 minutes per 
speaker, with no more than a total of 30 minutes for all speakers. In 
order to listen to or participate in this teleconference, you must 
register by close of business on January 24, 2011. Please submit your 
name, e-mail address, and phone number to Douglas Hobbs, Council 
    Written statements must be received by January 24, 2011, so that 
the information may be made available to the Council for their 
consideration prior to this meeting. Written statements must be 
supplied to the Council Coordinator in both of the following formats: 
One hard copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via e-
mail (acceptable file format: Adobe Acrobat PDF, WordPerfect, MS Word, 
MS PowerPoint, or Rich Text files in IBM-PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format). 
Please submit your statement to Douglas Hobbs, Council Coordinator (see 
    The Council Coordinator will maintain the teleconference's summary 
minutes, which will be available for public inspection at the location 
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT during regular business hours 
within 30 days after the teleconference. You may purchase personal 
copies for the cost of duplication.

    Dated: December 27, 2010.
Paul R. Schmidt,
Acting Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-338 Filed 1-10-11; 8:45 am]