Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council: Meeting, 5584-5585 [E8-1566]

Download as PDF 5584 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 20 / Wednesday, January 30, 2008 / Notices Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103, (505) 248–6920. 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. Permit TE–169770 Applicant: New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Permit TE–036436 Applicant: Environmental Planning Group, Tucson, Arizona. Applicant requests an amendment to a previous permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/ absence surveys for lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris curasoae yerbabuenae) within Arizona. Permit TE–168688 Applicant: Sarah Itz, Austin, Texas. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys for the following species: black-capped vireo (Vireo atricapilla) and goldenchecked warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia) within Texas. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys of Rio Grande silvery minnow (Hybognathus amarus) within New Mexico. Dated: January 14, 2008. Christopher T. Jones, Acting Regional Director, Southwest Region, Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. E8–1605 Filed 1–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P Permit TE–166070 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Applicant: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Bureau of Land Management Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/ absence surveys of Gila chub (Gila intermedia) within New Mexico. Permit TE–168189 Applicant: Michael Green, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas. Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence surveys of black capped vireo (Vireo atricapilla) within Texas. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Permit TE–168185 Applicant: Cox McLain Environmental Consulting, Inc., Austin, Texas. Applicant requests a new permit to conduct presence/absence surveys for research and recovery purposes for the following species: black capped-vireo (Vireo atricapilla), golden-checked warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia), Attwater’s prairie chicken (Tynpanuchus cupido attwateri), Northern aplomado falcon (Falco fernoralis septentrionalis), piping plover (Charadrius melodus), red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis), interior least tern (Sterna antillarium) and Houston toad (Bufo houstonensis) within Texas. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:49 Jan 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 [NV–030–1050–HF–PALE; NV–030–04–003; 8–08807; TAS: 14X1109] Notice to the Public of Emergency Closure of Public Lands, Douglas County, NV arrest and fines in accordance with applicable provisions of 18 U.S.C. 3571 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months. This closure applies to all forms of motorized vehicle use excluding (1) any emergency, law enforcement or other BLM vehicle while being used for emergency or administrative purposes, and (2) any vehicle whose use is expressly authorized in writing by the Manager, Carson City Field Office. The public lands affected by the closure are located east of Gardnerville, Nevada and Highway 395, in the Pine Nut Mountain Range. Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada T.12 N., R. 21 E. secs. 7 and 8; portions of secs. 6, 18, 19, and 23. The area described contains 2,340 acres, more or less. Maps showing these lands are available at the Carson City Field Office, 5665 Morgan Mill Road, Carson City, NV 89701. The closure will remain in effect for five months and may be renewed until the Pine Nut Mountains Resource Management Plan Amendment Record of Decision is signed. Authority: (43 CFR 8341.2) Dated: January 23, 2008. Donald T. Hicks, Manager, Carson City Field Office. [FR Doc. E8–1571 Filed 1–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice. ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR SUMMARY: Certain public lands located in the Pine Nut Mountain range of Douglas County, Nevada, will be temporarily closed to motorized vehicles. An emergency closure is necessary to prevent further adverse effects to paleontological resources in the Ruhenstroth paleontological area where resource damage is occurring. The potential for additional adverse effects as a result of unrestricted offhighway vehicle use within the area is substantial and significant. Major roads in the area will remain open. DATES: The emergency closure becomes effective on January 30, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Carter, (775) 885–6109. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This closure is authorized under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq. and 43 CFR 8341.2. Any person who fails to comply with a closure or restriction order is subject to Bureau of Land Management PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [OR–010–1020–DF; HAG 08–0050] Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council: Meeting Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the following advisory committee meeting: Name: Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (SEORAC). Time and Date: 8 a.m. February 21, 2008; 8 a.m. February 22, 2008. Place: BLM, Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy 20 West, Hines, Oregon 97738. Status: Open to the public. Matters to be Considered: The SEORAC will consider fire rehabilitation initiatives, Sagebrush Cooperative progress, Southeast Oregon Geographic Information Systems mapping status, fire and fuel management practices, and transportation planning strategies for lands administered by the Oregon and Washington BLM and FremontWinema National Forests. Council members E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 20 / Wednesday, January 30, 2008 / Notices will also hear updates from designated federal officials, provide orientation to new members, review the new Charter and Standard Operating Procedures, give liaison and subgroup reports, establish meeting priorities and develop agenda items for the next meeting. Any other matters that may reasonably come before the SEORAC may also be addressed. The public is welcome to attend all portions of the meeting and may contribute during the public comment period at 11:30 a.m. on February 22, 2008. Those who verbally address the SEORAC during the public comment period are asked to provide a written statement of their comments or presentation. Unless otherwise approved by the SEORAC chair, the public comment period will last no longer than 30 minutes, and each speaker may address the SEORAC for a maximum of 5 minutes. Contact Person for More Information: Program information, meeting records and a roster of council members may be obtained from Scott Stoffel, public affairs specialist, 1301 S. G Street, Lakeview, OR 97630; (541) 947–6237. The meeting agenda will be posted at http://www.blm.gov/or/rac/seorracminutes.php when available. Should you require reasonable accommodation, please contact the BLM Lakeview District at (541) 947–2177 as soon as possible. Shirley Gammon, District Manager. [FR Doc. E8–1566 Filed 1–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR By notice published in the Federal Register (70 FR 33190) on June 7, 2005, a 102.91-acre parcel of public land under the jurisdiction of the BLM was classified as suitable for lease and conveyance under the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.). It has been determined to be in the public interest to partially terminate this classification to permit the BLM to offer a 6.5-acre parcel for sale under Section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1701 and 1713), as amended. Notice: Pursuant to 43 CFR 2091.2–2, the classification is terminated as to the following described parcel upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sixth Principal Meridian, Colorado, T. 1 N., R. 73 W., Section 12: Lot 67. Containing 6.5 acres. The above described land is hereby made available for sale in accordance with Section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1701 and 1713), subject to valid existing rights, the provisions of existing withdrawals, other segregations of record, and the requirements of applicable law. In the event the 6.5-acre parcel is not sold, this termination shall have no force or effect. Roy L. Masinton, Royal Gorge Field Office Manager. [FR Doc. E8–1606 Filed 1–29–08; 8:45 am] Bureau of Land Management [CO–200–1430–ES; COC–63837] Notice of Realty Action: Termination of Classification AGENCY: 719–269–8514 or by e-mail dbellew@co.blm.gov. Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice of Realty Action. BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management ACTION: [CO–160–08–1110-PI] This notice terminates in part the existing classification for 102.91 acres of public land that was classified as suitable for lease and conveyance under the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.). The termination will allow the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to offer a 6.5-acre parcel for sale under Section 203 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1701 and 1713), as amended. Termination of the classification in part is consistent with BLM policies and the BLM Colorado Northeast Resource Management Plan, dated September 16, 1986, and has been reviewed with local officials. EFFECTIVE DATE: February 29, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Debbie Bellew, Realty Specialist, at mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:49 Jan 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 Notice of Order Closing Public Lands to Motorized Use, Gunnison and Saguache Counties, CO Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of Closure. AGENCY: SUMMARY: To protect fragile, wintering mule deer, bighorn sheep, pronghorn antelope, and elk herds, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is closing to motorized use this winter, certain public lands in the Gunnison Basin. This action is in coordination with the Colorado Division of Wildlife’s emergency winter feeding program for big game herds in the Gunnison Basin. The BLM and CDOW have cooperatively identified winter feeding areas and procedures, as well as area closures in PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5585 conjunction with the feeding program. Extreme snow depths, combined with extreme cold temperatures, have prompted the closure and emergency feeding decisions. DATES: The closure for this winter will take effect immediately and will end on April 30, 2008 unless terminated sooner by the BLM Authorized Officer. ADDRESSES: The address of the BLM Authorized Officer is: Field Manager, Gunnison Field Office, 216 N. Colorado St., Gunnison, Colorado 81230. Maps of the closure areas will be available at the Gunnison Field Office, 216 N. Colorado St., Gunnison, Colorado 81230. Additionally, signs will be posted at places near and/or within the areas to which the closure applies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenny McDaniel, Field Manager, Gunnison Field Office, 216 N. Colorado St., Gunnison, Colorado 81230; telephone (970) 641–0471. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to extreme snow depths and extreme cold temperatures, big game in the Gunnison Basin are highly stressed. The Colorado Division of Wildlife has begun an emergency winter feeding program for mule deer, bighorn sheep, pronghorn antelope, and elk herds. The Gunnison Resource Area Approved Resource Management Plan (RMP) specifically provides for winter closures to protect wintering big game when necessary. The purpose of this motorized use closure is to prevent undue and unnecessary disturbance and harm to wintering mule deer, bighorn sheep, pronghorn antelope, and elk herds concentrating on crucial winter range. This order pertains to identified areas (shown on the maps) on public lands in Gunnison and Saguache Counties, Colorado, thus described: Public Lands within New Mexico Principal Meridian, north of U.S. Highway 50: T.49N., R.4W., secs. 13–14, sec. 24, E1⁄2; T.49N., R.3W., secs. 1–26; T.50N., R.2W., sec. 12, south of West Antelope Creek, secs. 13–14, 23–26, 35– 36; T.49N., R.2W., secs. 1–24, sec.30; T.50N., R.1W., sec. 17, south of West Antelope Creek, secs. 20–21, 26–33; T.49N., R.1W., secs. 4–6; T.50N., R.1E., secs. 1–4, 9–16, 19–30, 32–36; T.49N., R.1E.. secs. 1–3, 12; T.50N., R.2E., secs.17–21, 25–36; T.49N., R.2E., secs. 1–14; T.50N., R.3E., secs. 28–33; T.49N., R.3E., secs. 3–10, 13–29, 33–36; T.48N., R.3E., sec. 1; T.49N., R.4E., secs. 19, 29–32; T.48N., R.4E., secs. 4–9, 15. Public Lands within New Mexico Principal Meridian, south of U.S. Highway 50, west of Razor Creek, north of Camp Kettle Gulch/ E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 20 (Wednesday, January 30, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5584-5585]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-1566]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[OR-010-1020-DF; HAG 08-0050]


Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council: Meeting

    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of 
the Interior Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the following 
advisory committee meeting:

    Name: Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory Council (SEORAC).
    Time and Date: 8 a.m. February 21, 2008; 8 a.m. February 22, 
2008.
    Place: BLM, Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy 20 West, Hines, 
Oregon 97738.
    Status: Open to the public.
    Matters to be Considered: The SEORAC will consider fire 
rehabilitation initiatives, Sagebrush Cooperative progress, 
Southeast Oregon Geographic Information Systems mapping status, fire 
and fuel management practices, and transportation planning 
strategies for lands administered by the Oregon and Washington BLM 
and Fremont-Winema National Forests. Council members

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will also hear updates from designated federal officials, provide 
orientation to new members, review the new Charter and Standard 
Operating Procedures, give liaison and subgroup reports, establish 
meeting priorities and develop agenda items for the next meeting. 
Any other matters that may reasonably come before the SEORAC may 
also be addressed.
    The public is welcome to attend all portions of the meeting and 
may contribute during the public comment period at 11:30 a.m. on 
February 22, 2008. Those who verbally address the SEORAC during the 
public comment period are asked to provide a written statement of 
their comments or presentation. Unless otherwise approved by the 
SEORAC chair, the public comment period will last no longer than 30 
minutes, and each speaker may address the SEORAC for a maximum of 5 
minutes.
    Contact Person for More Information: Program information, 
meeting records and a roster of council members may be obtained from 
Scott Stoffel, public affairs specialist, 1301 S. G Street, 
Lakeview, OR 97630; (541) 947-6237. The meeting agenda will be 
posted at http://www.blm.gov/or/rac/seorrac-minutes.php when 
available.
    Should you require reasonable accommodation, please contact the 
BLM Lakeview District at (541) 947-2177 as soon as possible.

Shirley Gammon,
District Manager.
[FR Doc. E8-1566 Filed 1-29-08; 8:45 am]
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