Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.
Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment.
We invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species.
Comments on these permit applications must be received on or before April 2, 2007.
Written data or comments should be submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Chief, Endangered Species, Ecological Services, 911 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232-4181 (telephone: 503-231-2063; fax: 503-231-6243). Please refer to the respective permit number for each application when submitting comments. All comments received, including names and addresses, will become part of the official administrative record and may be made available to the public.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Linda Belluomini, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, at the above Portland address (telephone: 503-231-2063; fax: 503-231-6243).End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The following applicants have applied for scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (we) solicits review and comment from local, State, and Federal agencies, and the public on the following permit requests.
Permit No. TE-140683
Applicant: Susan I. Jarvi, Hilo, Hawaii.
The applicant requests a permit to take (inoculate and collect biological samples) captive nene (Branta sandvicensis) in conjunction with vaccination research in Kona, Hilo, and Waikaloa, Hawaii for the purpose of enhancing its survival.
Permit No. TE-145562
Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources, Moss Landing, California.
The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, locate and monitor nests, band, tag, transmitter, collect biological samples) the Hawaiian petrel (Pterodroma sandwichensis) in conjunction with scientific research throughout the species range in the State of Hawaii for the purpose of enhancing its survival.
Permit No. 145851
Applicant: Andrew Engilis, Davis, California.
The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, hold, weigh, measure, band, and collect biological samples) the Hawaiian duck (Anas wyvilliana, and take (capture and release) the Hawaiian moorhen (Gallinula chloropus sandvicensis, and the Hawaiian coot (Fulica alai) in conjunction with scientific research on the islands of Oahu, Kauai, and Hawaii in the State of Hawaii for the purpose of enhancing their survival.
We solicit public review and comment on each of these recovery permit applications. Our practice is to make comments, including names and home addresses of respondents, available for public review during regular business hours. Individual respondents may request that we withhold their home addresses from the record, which we will honor to the extent allowable by law. There also may be circumstances in which we would withhold from the record a respondent's identity, as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comment, but you should be aware that we may be required to disclose your name and address pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act. However, we will not consider anonymous comments. We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. Comments and materials received will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the above address.Start Signature
Dated: February 7, 2007.
David J. Wesley,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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