Federal Advisory Councils Seek Nominations and Public Comments

Sunrise over Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Several advisory councils will be meeting over the next few months. Some are requesting written comments or questions from the public for the councils to consider during the meeting.

The Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council provides advice about wildlife and habitat conservation endeavors that benefit wildlife resources; encourage partnership among the pubic, the sporting conservation organizations, the States, Native American tribes, and the Federal Government; and benefit recreational hunting. They are meeting on September 1 and September 2. Submit comments by August 19.

The Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board provides advice concerning the management, protection, and control of wild free-roaming horses and burros on public lands. They are seeking public nominations for three positions on the board. Instructions on how to nominate and requirements to be nominated are on the Federal Register. Nominations must be submitted by September 28.

The Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking provides expertise and support to the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking. They are meeting on August 24. A summary of the minutes of the meeting will be available on their website.