[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 171 (Wednesday, September 2, 2020)]
[Pages 54532-54533]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-19319]



Forest Service

Collaborative Forest Restoration Program Technical Advisory Panel

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The Collaborative Forest Restoration Program Technical 
Advisory Panel (Panel) will hold a virtual meeting. The Panel is 
established consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 
(FACA), and Title VI of the Community Forest Restoration Act (the Act). 
Additional information concerning the Panel, including the meeting 
summary/minutes, can be found by visiting the Panel's website at: 

DATES: The meeting will be held on September 15-17, 2020, with meeting 
each day from 9:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
    All meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting 
prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER 

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held with virtual attendance only. The 
following link with provide public access to view the Panel meeting: 
    Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, 
are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and 
copying. The public may inspect comments received at USDA Forest 
Service Region 3 Regional Office. Please call ahead to facilitate entry 
into the building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ian Fox, Designated Federal Officer, 
by phone at 505-401-5245 or via email at [email protected].
    Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf

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(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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to:
    (1) Review Panel Bylaws, Charter, and what it means to be a Federal 
Advisory Committee;
    (2) Evaluate and score the 2020 Collaborative Forest Restoration 
Program (CFRP) grant applications to determine which applications best 
meet the program objectives;
    (3) Develop prioritized 2020 CFRP project funding recommendations 
for the Secretary; and
    (4) Discuss the proposal review process used by the Panel to 
identify what went well and what could be improved.
    The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for 
people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals 
wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by 
September 4, 2020, to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like 
to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file 
written statements with the committee staff before or after the 
meeting. Written comments and requests for time to make oral comments 
must be sent to Ian Fox, Designated Federal Officer, USDA Forest 
Service, Region 3 Regional Office, 333 Broadway Bouleveard Southwest, 
Albuqueque, New Mexico 87102; or by email to [email protected].
    Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable 
accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language 
interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable 
accommodation. For access to the facility or proceedings, please 
contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case-
by-case basis.

    Dated: August 27, 2020.
Cikena Reid,
USDA Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-19319 Filed 9-1-20; 8:45 am]