[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 230 (Friday, November 29, 2013)]
[Pages 71637-71638]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-28585]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-MB-2013-N264; 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 is December 10, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. If 
you are interested in presenting information at this public meeting, 
contact the Council Coordinator no later than November 26, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The Council meeting will be held at the Omni Hotel, 900 N 
Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Perry, Council Coordinator, by 
phone at (703) 358-2432; by email at dbhc@fws.gov; or by U.S. mail at 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, MBSP 4075, 
Arlington, VA 22203.



    In accordance with NAWCA (Pub. L. 101-233, 103 Stat. 1968, December 
13, 1989, as amended), the State-private-Federal Council meets to 

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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. Proposals require a minimum of 50 percent 
non-Federal matching funds. If you are interested in presenting 
information or submitting questions for this public meeting, contact 
the Council Coordinator no later than November 26, 2013.


    The Council will consider Mexican standard grant and U.S. standard 
grant proposals at the meeting. The Commission will consider the 
Council's recommendations at its meeting tentatively scheduled for 
March 12, 2014.

Public Input

                                You must contact the Council Coordinator
        If you wish to:         (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no
                                               later than
(1) Attend the Council meeting  December 9, 2013.
(2) Submit written information  November 26, 2013.
 or questions before the
 Council meeting for
 consideration during the
(3) Give an oral presentation   November 26, 2013
 during the Council meeting.

Submitting Written Information or Questions

    Interested members of the public may submit relevant information or 
questions for the Council to consider during the public meeting. If you 
wish to submit a written statement, so that the information may be made 
available to the Council for their consideration prior to this meeting, 
you must contact the Council Coordinator by the date above. 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 email (acceptable file formats are Adobe Acrobat 
PDF, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or rich text file).

Giving an Oral Presentation

    Individuals or groups requesting to make an oral presentation at 
the Council meeting will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, with no 
more than a total of 30 minutes for all speakers. Interested parties 
should contact the Council Coordinator by the date above, in writing 
(preferably via email; see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT), to be 
placed on the public speaker list for either of these meetings. 
Nonregistered public speakers will not be considered during the Council 
meeting. Registered 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 within 30 days following the meeting.

Meeting Minutes

    Summary minutes of the Council and meeting will be maintained by 
the Council Coordinator at the address under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT. Council meeting minutes will be available by contacting the 
Council Coordinator within 30 days following the meeting. Personal 
copies may be purchased for the cost of duplication.

Jerome Ford,
Assistant Director, Migratory Birds.
[FR Doc. 2013-28585 Filed 11-27-13; 8:45 am]