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Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications

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AGENCY:

Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment.

SUMMARY:

We invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species.

DATES:

Comments on these permit applications must be received on or before May 22, 2008.

ADDRESSES:

Written data or comments should be submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Program Manager, Region 8, 2800 Cottage Way, Room W-2606, Sacramento, CA, 95825 (telephone: 916-414-6464; fax: 916-414-6486). 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.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, see ADDRESSES (telephone: 760-431-9440; fax: 760-431-9624).

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SUPPLEMENTARY 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 Start Printed Page 21646and comment from local, State, and Federal agencies, and the public on the following permit requests. 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.

Permit No. TE-094318

Applicant: Jessica S. Vinje, Escondido, California.

The applicant requests an amendment to take (nest monitor) the lease Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction with monitoring in San Diego County, California for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-817400

Applicant: East Bay Regional Park District, Oakland, California.

The applicant requests an amendment to take (harass by survey, locate/monitor nests, and conduct predator control) the California least tern (Sterna Antillarum browni) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring studies within Alameda County, California, for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-177979

Applicant: Allison DuRose Rudalevige, Costa Mesa, California.

The applicant requests an amendment to take (capture, collect, and kill) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), the longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), the Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus wootoni), the San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and the vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of each species in California, for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-177978

Applicant: John D. Gerlach, Fair Oaks, California.

The applicant requests an amendment to remove/reduce to possession the Tuctoria mucronata (Solano grass) from federal lands in conjunction with reintroduction and research studies in Yolo County, California for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-179013

Applicant: Scott M. Werner, Oak View, California.

The applicant requests an amendment to take (nest monitor) the lease Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction with monitoring in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura Counties, California for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-179034

Applicant: Angela D. Hyder, Sandia Park, New Mexico.

The applicant requests a permit to take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

We solicit public review and comment on each of these recovery permit applications. Comments and materials we receive will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.

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Dated: April 16, 2008.

Michael Fris,

Acting Regional Director, Region 8, Sacramento, California.

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[FR Doc. E8-8655 Filed 4-21-08; 8:45 am]

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