[Federal Register: June 10, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 111)]
[Notices]               
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Forest Service


Committee of Scientists Meetings

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY:  The Forest Service will host two public teleconference calls
for the Committee of Scientists to discuss their report and recommendations
to the Secretary of Agriculture and the Chief of the Forest Service.
The first teleconference call will be held Wednesday, June 17, 1998,
from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) and the second
teleconference call will be held on Wednesday, June 24, also from 11:00 a.m.
to 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).  The public is invited to attend;
however, individuals must register for one of the teleconference locations
in advance by calling the Committee of Scientists message phone (541-750-7057).
The public may be provided an opportunity to comment on the Committee of
Scientists' deliberations, only at the request of the Committee.

DATES:  The teleconference call will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 1998,
and Wednesday, June 24, 1998 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).
Registration for the teleconference calls should be received by June 15.

ADDRESSES:  Written comments on improving land and resource management
planning may be sent to the Committee of Scientists, P.O. Box 2140, Corvallis,
OR 97339.  Also, the Committee may be accessed via the Internet at www.cof.orst.edu./org/scicomm/.
The Supplementary Information section of this notice contains the addresses
of teleconference call locations.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  For additional information concerning
the teleconferences, contact Bob Cunningham, Designated Federal Official
to the Committee of Scientists, at telephone: (703) 306-1032 or via the
Internet at rcunningn@nsf.gov. 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Teleconference call 1 (June 17) will be held
at the USDA Forest Service, Franklin Court Building, Suite 5500W,
1099 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. and at all Regional Offices of the Forest Service.
The regional offices include:
Region 1, Northern Region, Federal Building, 200 E. Broadway, Missoula, MT;
Region 2, Rocky Mountain Region, 740 Simms Street, Golden, CO;
Region 3, Southwestern Region, Federal Building, 517 Gold Avenue, SW., Albuquerque, NM;
Region 4, Intermountain Region, Federal Building, 32425th Street, Ogden, UT;
Region 5, Pacific Southwest Region, 630 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA; 
Region 6, Pacific Northwest Region, 333 SW 1st Avenue Portland, OR; 
Region 8, Southern Region, 1720 Peachtree Road NW., Atlanta, GA; 
Region 9, Eastern Region, 310 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Room 500, Milwaukee, WI; and
Region 10, Alaska Region, Federal Office Building, 709 W. 9th Street, Juneau, AK. 

   The Alaska Region office will be open early for the teleconference.

    Telconference call 2 (June 24) will be held at the USDA Forest Service
    Headquarters, 201 14th Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. in the McArdle
    Conference Room and at all Regional Offices listed previously in this notice.

    The Committee of Scientists is chartered to provide scientific and
    technical advice to the Secretary of Agriculture and the Chief of
    the Forest Service on improvements that can be made to the National Forest System
    land and resource management planning process (62 FR 43691; August 15, 1997).
    Notice of the names of the appointed Committee members was published December 16, 1997 (62 FR 65795).

    Dated: June 5, 1998.

Gloria Manning,
Associate Deputy Chief National Forest Systems.
[FR Doc. 98-15427 Filed 6-9-98; 8:45 am]
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