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ANS Task Force Meeting, Vicksburg, MS - 11/17-18



Posted on behalf of Jan Freedman, U.S. F&WS

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Subject: ANS Task Force Meeting, Vicksburg, MS - Nov. 17-18, 1998 
     
Please join the Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force at its Fall 
meeting, at the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, 
Vicksburg, MS.  Vicksburg is located on the lower Mississippi River, 
and one of the highlights of the meeting will be a tour of the WES 
facilities.  Possible items that will be addressed during the meeting 
include addressing nonindigenous species in NEPA compliance, New 
Zealand mud snail control program proposal, the Review Committee 
report on green crab control proposal, Western Regional Panel 
relationship with Western Governors Association, voluntary National 
Recreational Guidelines, Alien Invasive Species Executive Order 
implementation, brown tree snake FY 1999 priority objectives, national 
nonindigenous species assessment program proposal, and types of 
control that should be included in control programs authorized by the 
ANS Task Force.
     
     Where:     U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
                Auditorium - Building 1006
                3909 Halls-Ferry Road
                Vicksburg, MS  39180-6199
     
     When:      Field Trip:     Tour of WES Facilities
                                Tues. 11/17/98, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
                                
                Meeting:        Tues. 11/17/98, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
                                Wed.  11/18/98, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
     
     For further information about the meeting and field trip contact:
     
     Robert A. Peoples, Executive Secretary
     ANS Task Force
     
     	Phone 703-358-2025, 
     	FAX 703-558-8773
	E-mail robert_peoples@fws.gov.
     
Let other interested individuals and organizations know about these 
events.  Please excuse multiple postings, but we are trying to get 
this information out to as many interested people and organizations as 
possible.