MICRA Executive Board

Date: August 20-21, 2019

Location: Springfield Conservation Nature Center, 4601 S Nature Center Way, Springfield MO 65804

Lodging: A block of lodging rooms have been reserved at the federal government per diem rate of $94/night at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Springfield-Medical District (310 East Monastery, Springfield, Missouri 65810). Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 417-887-8500 and requesting a room in the ‘MICRA’ group block. The hotel will release unreserved rooms on August 1.

Agenda: A draft agenda for the MICRA Executive Board and Joint Strategic Plan drafting team meetings will be available in July.

Travel Assistance: Requests for travel assistance should be submitted to the MICRA Coordinator. MICRA Travel Assistance Policy

Member Updates: Please provide sub-basin, committee, and federal entity updates by Friday, August 2.

Aquatic Invasive Species Committee / Mississippi River Basin Panel (MRBP)

Date: April 16-18, 2019

Location: Lake Barkley State Park Resort

Lodging: The resort has a block of lodging rooms held under “MRBP’ at $93/night. Reservations should be made by calling (270) 924-1131 and requesting a room in the MRBP group block. Kentucky state employees will get a reduced rate of $69.95/night. The group rate will be available until 5:00 pm (CST) on March 22. 

Meeting Agenda: A draft agenda for the MRBP coordination meeting and Asian Carp Sampling Workshop is available here.

Travel Assistance: Requests for travel assistance should be submitted to the MRBP Coordinator. MRBP Travel Assistance Policy

Member Updates: All MRBP members, whether or not you will be attending the meeting, are asked to provide a written update on recent significant ANS activities, accomplishments, and issues of concern to by Friday, April 5. Updates will be compiled and provided to MRBP members prior to the meeting.

Paddlefish & Sturgeon Committee

Date: TBD

Location: TBD

Lodging: TBD

Agenda: Please submit agenda items for the next committee meeting to Eric Ganus.

Travel Assistance: A small amount of funding is available to cost-share travel expenses for committee members that would not otherwise be able to attend the meeting. Please contact Eric Ganus if you would like to request travel assistance.

Minutes of Past MICRA Meetings can be found here.