AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.
ACTION: Notice of meeting.
SUMMARY: The Forestry Research Advisory Council (FRAC) will meet in
Washington, DC. The Council is required by Section 1441 of the
Agriculture and Food Act of 1981 to provide advice to the Secretary of
Agriculture on accomplishing efficiently the purposes of the Act of
October 10, 1962 (16 U.S.C. 582a, et seq.), commonly known as the
McIntire-Stennis Act of 1962. The Council also provides advice relative
to the Forest Service research program, authorized by the Forest and
Rangeland Renewable Resources Research Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-307, 92
Stat. 353, as amended; 16 U.S.C. 1600 (note)). The meeting is open to
DATES: The meeting will be held June 19 and 20, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to
ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Forest Service International
Programs office located at 1 Thomas Circle, Suite 400, Washington, DC.
Written comments may be submitted as described under Supplementary
Information. All comments, including names and addresses, when
provided, are placed in the record and available for public inspection
and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the USDA
Forest Service--Washington Office. Visitors are encouraged to call
ahead at 202-205-1665 to facilitate entry into the USDA Forest Service
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daina Dravnieks Apple, USDA Forest
Service, Office of the Deputy Chief for Research and Development, by
phone at 202-205-1665. Individuals who use telecommunication devices
for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service
(FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern
Standard Time, Monday through Friday.