AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.
SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) is establishing and
seeking nominations for the Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation
Council (Council). The Council will provide recommendations to the
Federal Government, through the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary)
and the Secretary of Agriculture, regarding the establishment and
implementation of existing and proposed policies and authorities with
regard to wildlife and habitat conservation endeavors that: Benefit
wildlife resources; encourage partnership among the public, sporting conservation organizations,
Federal, state, tribal, and territorial governments; and benefit
recreational hunting and recreational shooting sports.
DATES: Comments regarding the establishment of this Council must be
submitted no later than January 12, 2018. Nominations for the Council
must be submitted by January 29, 2018.
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments and/or nominations by any of the
Mail or hand-carry nominations to Joshua Winchell, U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service, National Wildlife Refuge System, 5275
Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041-3803; or
Email nominations to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Winchell, Council Designated
Federal Officer, by U.S. mail at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,
National Wildlife Refuge System, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA
22041-3803; by telephone at (703) 358-2639; or by email at