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Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permits

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AGENCY:

Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of receipt of applications for permits.

SUMMARY:

We announce our receipt of applications to conduct certain activities pertaining to enhancement of survival of endangered species. The Endangered Species Act requires that we invite public comment on these permit applications.

DATES:

Written comments on this request for a permit must be received by August 31, 2009.

ADDRESSES:

Submit written data or comments to the Assistant Regional Director-Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 25486, Denver Federal Center, Denver, Colorado 80225-0486; facsimile 303-236-0027.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Public Availability of Comments

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.

Document Availability

Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to the Start Printed Page 38217requirements of the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a) and Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552), by any party who submits a request for a copy of such documents within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice to Kris Olsen, by mail (see ADDRESSES) or by telephone at 303-236-4256. All comments we receive from individuals become part of the official public record.

Applications

The following applicants have requested issuance of enhancement of survival permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species pursuant to Section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).

Applicant: Mike Phillips, Turner Endangered Species Fund, Bozeman, Montana, TE-219757. The applicant requests a permit to take black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species' range for the purpose of enhancing its survival and recovery.

Applicant: Catherine Ortega, Ft. Lewis College, San Juan Institute of Natural Resources, Durango, Colorado, TE-220822. The applicant requests a permit to take Southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species' range for the purpose of enhancing its survival and recovery.

Applicant: David Johnson, Nelson Consulting, Inc., Durango, Colorado, TE-220648. The applicant requests a permit to take Southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species' range for the purpose of enhancing its survival and recovery.

Applicant: Katie Fessler, ZooAmerica, North American Wildlife Park, Hershey, Pennsylvania, TE-220820. The applicant requests a permit to possess black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) for public display and propagation in conjunction with recovery activities for the purpose of enhancing its survival and recovery.

Applicant: Brian Graeb, U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, South Dakota Coop Unit, Brookings, South Dakota, TE-047249. The applicant requests a permit amendment to take pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) in conjunction with recovery activities throughout the species' range for the purpose of enhancing its survival and recovery.

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Dated: July 23, 2009.

Noreen E. Walsh,

Deputy Regional Director, Denver, Colorado.

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[FR Doc. E9-18286 Filed 7-30-09; 8:45 am]

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