Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.
Notice of availability of application to amend permit; request for comments.
We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), invite the public to comment on the following application to amend an existing permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species.
We must receive your written data or comments by May 12, 2008.
Program Manager, Endangered Species, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 911 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232-4181.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Grant Canterbury, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, at the above Portland address or by telephone (503-231-2063) or fax (503-231-6243).End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The following applicant has applied to amend an existing scientific research permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). We solicit review and comment from local, State, and Federal agencies and the public.
Permit No. TE-003483.
Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Discipline, Pacific Islands Ecosystem Research Center.
The applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit to take (capture, attach satellite radio transmitters, collect blood samples, and release) the Hawaiian goose (Branta sandvicensis) in conjunction with research on the Island of Hawaii in the State of Hawaii, for the purpose of enhancing its survival. Federal Register publication information about the original issuance and subsequent amendments to this permit follows:
|Federal Register publication date||Federal Register citation|
|November 6, 2000||65 FR 66552|
|May 30, 2002||67 FR 37855|
|October 9, 2003||68 FR 58354l|
|May 22, 2007||72 FR 28709|
Public Review of Comments
Please refer to the respective permit number for each application when submitting comments.
We solicit public review and comment on this recovery permit application. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
Comments and materials received will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the above address.Start Signature
Dated: March 13, 2008.
David J. Wesley,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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