[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 68 (Tuesday, April 9, 2019)]
[Page 14130]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-07077]



Fish and Wildlife Service

[Docket No. FWS-HQ-MB-2019-0004; FF09M21200-189-FXMB1231099BPP0]

Migratory Bird Hunting; Service Regulations Committee Meeting

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (hereinafter Service) will 
conduct an open meeting on April 23, 2019, to identify and discuss 
preliminary issues concerning the 2020-21 migratory bird hunting 

DATES: The meeting will be held April 23, 2019. The meeting will 
commence at approximately 10:30 a.m. and is open to the public.

ADDRESSES: The Service Regulations Committee meeting will meet at the 
Westin Denver International Airport, 8300 Pena Boulevard, Denver, CO 
80249; (303) 317-1800.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron W. Kokel, U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, Department of the Interior, MS: MB, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls 
Church, VA 22041-3803; (703) 358-1967.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the authority of the Migratory Bird 
Treaty Act (16 U.S.C. 703-712), the Service regulates the hunting of 
migratory game birds. We update the migratory game bird hunting 
regulations, located in title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations in 
part 20, annually. Through these regulations, we establish the 
frameworks, or outside limits, for season lengths, bag limits, and 
areas for migratory game bird hunting. To help us in this process, we 
have administratively divided the nation into four Flyways (Atlantic, 
Mississippi, Central, and Pacific), each of which has a Flyway Council. 
Representatives from the Service, the Service's Migratory Bird 
Regulations Committee, and Flyway Council Consultants will meet on 
April 23, 2019, at 11 a.m., to identify preliminary issues concerning 
the 2020-21 migratory bird hunting regulations for discussion and 
review by the Flyway Councils at their August and September meetings.
    In accordance with Department of the Interior (hereinafter 
Department) policy regarding meetings of the Service Regulations 
Committee attended by any person outside the Department, these meetings 
are open to public observation. The Service is committed to providing 
access to this meeting for all participants. Please direct all requests 
for sign language interpreting services, closed captioning, or other 
accommodation needs to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT, TTY 800-877-8339, with your request by close of business on 
April 15, 2019.

    Dated: March 8, 2019.
Noah Matson,
Acting Assistant Director, Migratory Birds, U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
[FR Doc. 2019-07077 Filed 4-8-19; 8:45 am]