Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits, 10062-10064 [E9-4827]

Download as PDF dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES 10062 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 44 / Monday, March 9, 2009 / Notices The applicant requests authorization to capture, tag, translocate, and release the American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) for population monitoring and management throughout Arkansas. Applicant: Sean Beckmann, University of Miami, Florida, TE206774. The applicant requests authorization to capture, tag, collect tissue samples, and release, Key Largo cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus allipaticola) while conducting research activities throughout Key Largo, Florida. Applicant: Wendell Neal, Brandon, Mississippi, TE797420. The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to capture, tag, and release, Perdido Key (Peromyscus polionotus trissyllepsis), Choctawhatchee (P.p. polionotus), Alabama (P.p. ammobates), Anastasia Island (P.p. phasma), and southeastern (P.p. niveiventris) beach mice while conducting presence/absence surveys throughout Alabama and Florida. Applicant: Thomas Gunter, Tallahassee, Florida, TE206744. The applicant requests authorization to capture, tag, and release, Perdido Key, Choctawhatchee, Alabama, Anastasia Island, southeastern, and St. Andrews (P.p. peninsularis) beach mice, Key Largo cotton mouse, and Mississippi gopher frog (Rana capito sevosa) while conducting presence/ absence surveys throughout Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Applicant: James Moyers, Panama City Beach, Florida, TE087199. The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to capture, tag, and release, Perdido Key, Choctawhatchee, and St. Andrews beach mice while conducting presence/ absence surveys throughout Florida. Applicant: Joseph Perchmann, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina, TE056510. The applicant requests authorization to capture, tag, and release adults, and collect and retain egg masses for propagation research, the Mississippi gopher frog while conducting recoveryrelated research throughout Mississippi. Applicant: Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Key West, Florida, TE206785. The applicant requests authorization to receive and maintain in captivity unreleasable key deer (Odocoileus virginianus clavium) for educational purposes in Key West, Florida. Applicant: Thomas Dickinson, Hillsborough, North Carolina, TE102324. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:28 Mar 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to capture, identify, release, and salvage remains of James spinymussel (Pleurobema collina), Tar spinymussel (Elliptio steinstansana), dwarf-wedge mussel (Alasmidonta heterodon), Carolina heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata), Appalachian elktoe (Alasmidonta raveneliana), littlewing pearlymussel (Pegias fabula), oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), and cumberland bean (Villosa trabalis) for presence/absence surveys throughout the species ranges in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Applicant: Michael Gangloff, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, TE079863. The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to capture, identify, release, and salvage remains of 55 species of listed freshwater snails and mussels, and to amend the authorization to add 20 species of listed freshwater snails and mussels for presence/absence surveys throughout the species ranges in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Applicant: Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Pearl, Mississippi, TE065948. The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to capture, identify, and release Cumberland combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), southern combshell (Epioblasma penita), orange-nacre mucket (Lampsilus perovalis), black clubshell (Pleuroblema curtum), southern clubshell (Pleuroblema decisum), flat pigtoe (Pleuroblema marshalli), ovate clubshell (Pleuroblema perovatum), heavy pigtoe (Pleuroblema taitianum), inflated heelsplitter (Potamlum extensa), stirrupshell (Quadrula stapes), bayou darter (Etheostoma rubbrum), and Gulf sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi) for presence/absence surveys throughout Mississippi. Applicant: Alan Christian, Arkansas State University, State University, Arkansas, TE206740. The applicant requests authorization to capture, identify, release for presence/ absence surveys, to collect tissue samples, and to retain in captivity for propagation studies Ouachita rock pocketbook (Arkansia wheeleri), Curtis’ pearlymussel (Epioblasma florentina curtisi), turgid blossom (Epioblasma turgidula), pink mucket (Lampsilis abrupta), Arkansas fatmucket (Lampsilis powellii), speckled pocketbook (Lampsilis PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 streckeri), scaleshell (Leptodea leptodon), fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax), and winged mapleleaf (Quadrula fragosa). Specimens to be captured from throughout Arkansas and retained at Arkansas State University. Applicant: Metro Water Services, Nashville, Tennessee, TE206741. The applicant requests authorization to capture, identify, and release the Nashville crayfish (Orconectes shoupi) while conducting presence/absence surveys in Mill Creek Watershed, Davidson and Williamson Counties, Tennessee. Dated: February 9, 2009. Cynthia K. Dohner, Acting Regional Director. [FR Doc. E9–4826 Filed 3–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R4–ES–2009–N0044; 40120–1112– 0000–F5] Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The public is invited to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with threatened and endangered species. DATES: We must receive written data or comments on the applications at the address given below, by April 8, 2009. ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with the applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents to the following office within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice: Fish and Wildlife Service, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, Georgia 30345 (Attn: David Dell, HCP Coordinator). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Dell, telephone 404/679–7313; facsimile 404/679–7081. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public is invited to comment on the following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with endangered and threatened species pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). This E:\FR\FM\09MRN1.SGM 09MRN1 dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 44 / Monday, March 9, 2009 / Notices notice is provided under section 10(c) of the Act. If you wish to comment, you may submit comments by any one of the following methods. You may mail comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section) or via electronic mail (e-mail) to david_dell@fws.gov. Please include your name and return address in your e-mail message. If you do not receive a confirmation from the Fish and Wildlife Service that we have received your e-mail message, contact us directly at the telephone number listed above (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section). Finally, you may hand deliver comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service office listed above (see ADDRESSES section). Before including your address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, 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 comments to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. There may also be other circumstances in which we would withhold from the administrative record a respondent’s identity, as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and address, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. We will not, however, 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. Applicant: Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine Lands, Frankfort, Kentucky, TE206886 The applicant requests authorization to capture, identify, and release Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescen), Virginia big-eared bats (Plecotus townsendii virginianus), Ozark big-eared bats (Plecotus townsendii ingens), blackside dace (Phoxinus cumberlandensis), palezone shiner (Notropis albizonatus), and relict darter (Etheostoma chiense) for presence surveys throughout Kentucky. Applicant: Joy O’Keefe, Aiken, South Carolina, TE206872 The applicant requests authorization to capture, identify, and release Indiana bats, for presence surveys throughout Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:28 Mar 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 Applicant: Ronald Spears, Denver, Colorado, TE207139 The applicant requests authorization to capture, identify, and release Indiana and gray bats, for presence surveys throughout the species ranges in the midwestern and southeastern United States. Applicant: T.H.E. Engineers, Lexington, Kentucky, TE206874 The applicant requests authorization to capture, identify, and release Indiana bats, gray bats, Virginia big-eared bats, blackside dace, and American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) for presence surveys throughout Kentucky and Tennessee. Applicant: Apogee Environmental Consultants, Inc., Whitesburg, Kentucky, TE070796 The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to capture, identify, radio-tag, and release Indiana, gray, Virginia big-eared, and Ozark bigeared bats for presence surveys throughout the species ranges in the eastern United States. Applicant: Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc., Paint Lick, Kentucky, TE070584 The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to capture, identify, radio-tag, and release Indiana, gray, Virginia big-eared, and Ozark bigeared bats for presence surveys throughout the species ranges in the eastern United States. Applicant: Biological Systems Consultants, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky, TE096554 The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to capture, identify, and release blackside dace for presence surveys throughout Tennessee and to amend their authorization to include Kentucky. Applicant: HMB Professional Engineers, Frankfort, Kentucky, TE129703 The applicant requests amendment of existing authorization to add authority to harass, collect, or capture, identify, and release Virginia big-eared bats, American burying beetle, clubshell (Pleurobema clava), Eskimo curlew (Numenius borealis), relict darter, scaleshell mussel (Leptodea leptodon), northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana), palezone shiner, Kentucky cave shrimp (Palaemonias ganteri), Braun’s rock-cress (Arabis perstellata), and Cumberland sandwort (Arenaria cumberlandensis) for presence surveys throughout Kentucky and Tennessee. Applicant: Appalachian Technical Services, Inc., Wise, Virginia, TE009638 PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10063 The applicant requests amendment of existing authorization to add authority to capture, handle, and release slender chub (Erimystax cahni), fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria), dromedary pearlymussel (Dromus dromas), Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), Appalachian monkeyface (Quadrula sparsa), Cumberland monkeyface (Quadrula intermedia), pink mucket (Lampsilis abrupta), and rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum) for presence surveys and scientific research aimed at recovery of the species throughout Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Applicant: U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, Gainesville, Georgia, TE100242 The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to capture, identify, and release spotfin chub (Cyprinella monacha), amber darter (Percina antesella), goldline darter (Percina aurolineata), Conasauga logperch (Percina jenkinsi), blue shiner (Cyprinella caerulea), Etowah darter (Etheostoma etowahae), and Cherokee darter (Etheostoma scotti) for presence surveys throughout Georgia. Applicant: Fish and Wildlife Associates, Whittier, North Carolina, TE083941 The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to capture, handle, and release snail darter (Percina tanasi), Conasauga logperch, blue shiner, amber darter (Percina antesella), goldline darter, Etowah darter, Cherokee darter, and painted snake coiled forest snail (Anguispira picta) for presence surveys throughout Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee. Applicant: Georgia Department of Transportation, Atlanta, Georgia, TE207108 The applicant requests authorization to capture, handle, and release Cherokee darter, shiny-rayed pocketbook (Hamiota subangulata), oval pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme), Gulf moccasinshell (Medionidus penicillatus), purple bankclimber (Elliptoideus sloatianus), and fat threeridge (Amblema neislerii) for presence surveys throughout Georgia. Applicant: Tim Nehus, Lebanon, Tennesse, TE108584 The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to capture, handle, and release the Nashville crayfish (Orconectes shoupi) and 53 species of fish and freshwater mussel for presence surveys throughout Tennessee. E:\FR\FM\09MRN1.SGM 09MRN1 10064 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 44 / Monday, March 9, 2009 / Notices Applicant: Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc., Paint Lick, Kentucky, TE171516 The applicant requests amendment of existing authorization to add authority to capture, handle, and release 31 species of freshwater mussel for presence surveys throughout the species ranges in the eastern United States. Applicant: South Carolina Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Columbia, South Carolina TE207117 The applicant requests authorization to harass, inspect nest cavities, and conduct other management activities with the red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) throughout South Carolina. Applicant: Fort Benning Conservation Branch, Fort Benning, Georgia TE016270 dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to harass, inspect nest cavities, capture, translocate, and conduct other management activities with the red-cockaded woodpecker throughout Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi. Applicant: Danny Gustafson, The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina, TE117645 The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to collect leaves of pondberry (Lindera melissifolia) from throughout South Carolina. Applicant: North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, TE091705 The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to collect seeds, spores, cuttings, and vegetative material of little amphianthus (Amphianthus pusillus), Alabama leather flower (Clematis socialis), harperella (Ptilimnium nodosum), Kral’s waterplantain (Sagittaria secundifolia), green pitcher-plant (Sarracenia oreophila), seabeach amaranth (Amaranthus pumilus), shale-barren rockcress (Arabis serotina), golden sedge (Carex lutea), Alabama leather-flower (Clematis socialis), smooth-purple coneflower (Echinacea laevigata), Applachian avens (Geum radiatum), rock gnome lichen (Gymnoderma lineare), Schweinitz’s sunflower (Helianthus schweinitzii), dwarf-flowered heartleaf (Hexastylis naniflora), mountain golden-heartleaf (Hudsonia montana), black-spore quillwort (Isoetes melanospora), Merlin’s-grass (Isoetes tegetiformans), Heller’s gayfeather (Liatris helleri), rough-leaved loosestrife (Lysimachia asperulaefolia), Canby’s dropwort (Oxypolis canbyi), Ruth’s golden aster (Pityopsis ruthii), Michaux’s sumac VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:28 Mar 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 (Rhus michauxii), bunched arrowhead (Sagittaria fasciculata), mountain sweet pitcher-plant (Sarracenia jonesii), largeflower skullcap (Scutellaria montana), blue ridge goldenrod (Solidago spithamaea), Virginia spirea (Spiraea virginiana), Cooley’s meadowrue (Thalictrum cooleyi), and running buffalo clover (Trifolium stoloniferum) to develop and maintain germ plasm and propagated specimens of plants collected from throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland. Applicant: International Carnivorous Plant Society, Pinole, California, TE061005 The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to sell in interstate commerce cultivated seeds of green pitcher-plant (Sarracenia oreophila), Alabama canebreak pitcherplant (Sarracenia rubra spp. alabamensis), mountain sweet pitcherplant (Sarracenia rubra spp. jonesii), and godfrey’s butterwort (Pinguicula ionantha). To be sold throughout the United States from specimens cultivated at University of California, Davis, California. Applicant: Meadowview Biological Research Station, Woodford, Virginia, TE022690 The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to sell in interstate commerce cultivated specimens of green pitcher-plant, Alabama canebreak pitcher-plant, and mountain sweet pitcher-plant. To be sold throughout the United States from specimens cultivated at Woodford, Virginia. March 24–26, 2009. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting agenda will include reports from the Subcommittees on Incentives, Legal, Science Tools & Procedures, and Synthesis, and discussion of the draft Recommendations to the Secretary. DATES: The meeting is scheduled for March 24–26, 2009, from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on March 24, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on March 25, and 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on March 26. ADDRESSES: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Rooms 200 A & B, Arlington, VA 22203. For more information, see ‘‘Meeting Location Information.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rachel London, Division of Habitat and Resource Conservation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, (703) 358–2161. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. Background On March 13, 2007, the Department of the Interior published a notice of establishment of the Committee and call for nominations in the Federal Register (72 FR 11373). The Committee’s purpose is to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) on developing effective measures to avoid or minimize impacts to wildlife and their habitats related to land-based wind energy facilities. The Committee is expected to exist for 2 years and meet approximately four times per year, and its continuation is subject to biennial renewal. All Committee members serve without compensation. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), a copy of the Committee’s charter has been filed with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration; Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate; Committee on Natural Resources, U.S. House of Representatives; and the Library of Congress. The Secretary appointed 22 individuals to the Committee on October 24, 2007, representing the varied interests associated with wind energy development and its potential impacts to wildlife species and their habitats. The Service held five Committee meetings in 2008, and has held one meeting in January of 2009. All Committee meetings are open to the public. The public has an opportunity to comment at all Committee meetings. SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), will host a Wind Turbine Guidelines Advisory Committee (Committee) meeting on Meeting Location Information Please note that the meeting location is accessible to wheelchair users. If you require additional accommodations, Dated: February 13, 2009. Jacquelyn B. Parrish, Acting Regional Director. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 44 (Monday, March 9, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10062-10064]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-4827]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R4-ES-2009-N0044; 40120-1112-0000-F5]


Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The public is invited to comment on the following applications 
to conduct certain activities with threatened and endangered species.

DATES: We must receive written data or comments on the applications at 
the address given below, by April 8, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with the 
applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of 
the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who 
submits a written request for a copy of such documents to the following 
office within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice: Fish 
and Wildlife Service, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, 
Georgia 30345 (Attn: David Dell, HCP Coordinator).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Dell, telephone 404/679-7313; 
facsimile 404/679-7081.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public is invited to comment on the 
following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered and threatened species pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of 
the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et 
seq.). This

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notice is provided under section 10(c) of the Act. If you wish to 
comment, you may submit comments by any one of the following methods. 
You may mail comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service's Regional 
Office (see ADDRESSES section) or via electronic mail (e-mail) to 
david_dell@fws.gov. Please include your name and return address in 
your e-mail message. If you do not receive a confirmation from the Fish 
and Wildlife Service that we have received your e-mail message, contact 
us directly at the telephone number listed above (see FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section). Finally, you may hand deliver comments to 
the Fish and Wildlife Service office listed above (see ADDRESSES 
section).
    Before including your address, telephone number, e-mail address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comments, 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 comments to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so. There may also be other circumstances in which we would 
withhold from the administrative record a respondent's identity, as 
allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and address, you 
must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. We will 
not, however, 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.

Applicant: Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine Lands, Frankfort, 
Kentucky, TE206886

    The applicant requests authorization to capture, identify, and 
release Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescen), 
Virginia big-eared bats (Plecotus townsendii virginianus), Ozark big-
eared bats (Plecotus townsendii ingens), blackside dace (Phoxinus 
cumberlandensis), palezone shiner (Notropis albizonatus), and relict 
darter (Etheostoma chiense) for presence surveys throughout Kentucky.

Applicant: Joy O'Keefe, Aiken, South Carolina, TE206872

    The applicant requests authorization to capture, identify, and 
release Indiana bats, for presence surveys throughout Alabama, Georgia, 
Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West 
Virginia.

Applicant: Ronald Spears, Denver, Colorado, TE207139

    The applicant requests authorization to capture, identify, and 
release Indiana and gray bats, for presence surveys throughout the 
species ranges in the midwestern and southeastern United States.

Applicant: T.H.E. Engineers, Lexington, Kentucky, TE206874

    The applicant requests authorization to capture, identify, and 
release Indiana bats, gray bats, Virginia big-eared bats, blackside 
dace, and American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) for presence 
surveys throughout Kentucky and Tennessee.

Applicant: Apogee Environmental Consultants, Inc., Whitesburg, 
Kentucky, TE070796

    The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to 
capture, identify, radio-tag, and release Indiana, gray, Virginia big-
eared, and Ozark big-eared bats for presence surveys throughout the 
species ranges in the eastern United States.

Applicant: Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc., Paint Lick, 
Kentucky, TE070584

    The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to 
capture, identify, radio-tag, and release Indiana, gray, Virginia big-
eared, and Ozark big-eared bats for presence surveys throughout the 
species ranges in the eastern United States.

Applicant: Biological Systems Consultants, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky, 
TE096554

    The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to 
capture, identify, and release blackside dace for presence surveys 
throughout Tennessee and to amend their authorization to include 
Kentucky.

Applicant: HMB Professional Engineers, Frankfort, Kentucky, TE129703

    The applicant requests amendment of existing authorization to add 
authority to harass, collect, or capture, identify, and release 
Virginia big-eared bats, American burying beetle, clubshell (Pleurobema 
clava), Eskimo curlew (Numenius borealis), relict darter, scaleshell 
mussel (Leptodea leptodon), northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa 
rangiana), palezone shiner, Kentucky cave shrimp (Palaemonias ganteri), 
Braun's rock-cress (Arabis perstellata), and Cumberland sandwort 
(Arenaria cumberlandensis) for presence surveys throughout Kentucky and 
Tennessee.

Applicant: Appalachian Technical Services, Inc., Wise, Virginia, 
TE009638

    The applicant requests amendment of existing authorization to add 
authority to capture, handle, and release slender chub (Erimystax 
cahni), fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria), dromedary pearlymussel (Dromus 
dromas), Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), Appalachian 
monkeyface (Quadrula sparsa), Cumberland monkeyface (Quadrula 
intermedia), pink mucket (Lampsilis abrupta), and rough pigtoe 
(Pleurobema plenum) for presence surveys and scientific research aimed 
at recovery of the species throughout Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama, 
Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, 
Virginia, and West Virginia.

Applicant: U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Chattahoochee-Oconee National 
Forests, Gainesville, Georgia, TE100242

    The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to 
capture, identify, and release spotfin chub (Cyprinella monacha), amber 
darter (Percina antesella), goldline darter (Percina aurolineata), 
Conasauga logperch (Percina jenkinsi), blue shiner (Cyprinella 
caerulea), Etowah darter (Etheostoma etowahae), and Cherokee darter 
(Etheostoma scotti) for presence surveys throughout Georgia.

Applicant: Fish and Wildlife Associates, Whittier, North Carolina, 
TE083941

    The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to 
capture, handle, and release snail darter (Percina tanasi), Conasauga 
logperch, blue shiner, amber darter (Percina antesella), goldline 
darter, Etowah darter, Cherokee darter, and painted snake coiled forest 
snail (Anguispira picta) for presence surveys throughout Georgia, 
Alabama, and Tennessee.

Applicant: Georgia Department of Transportation, Atlanta, Georgia, 
TE207108

    The applicant requests authorization to capture, handle, and 
release Cherokee darter, shiny-rayed pocketbook (Hamiota subangulata), 
oval pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme), Gulf moccasinshell (Medionidus 
penicillatus), purple bankclimber (Elliptoideus sloatianus), and fat 
threeridge (Amblema neislerii) for presence surveys throughout Georgia.

Applicant: Tim Nehus, Lebanon, Tennesse, TE108584

    The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to 
capture, handle, and release the Nashville crayfish (Orconectes shoupi) 
and 53 species of fish and freshwater mussel for presence surveys 
throughout Tennessee.


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Applicant: Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc., Paint Lick, 
Kentucky, TE171516

    The applicant requests amendment of existing authorization to add 
authority to capture, handle, and release 31 species of freshwater 
mussel for presence surveys throughout the species ranges in the 
eastern United States.

Applicant: South Carolina Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Columbia, 
South Carolina TE207117

    The applicant requests authorization to harass, inspect nest 
cavities, and conduct other management activities with the red-cockaded 
woodpecker (Picoides borealis) throughout South Carolina.

Applicant: Fort Benning Conservation Branch, Fort Benning, Georgia 
TE016270

    The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to harass, 
inspect nest cavities, capture, translocate, and conduct other 
management activities with the red-cockaded woodpecker throughout 
Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi.

Applicant: Danny Gustafson, The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina, 
TE117645

    The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to collect 
leaves of pondberry (Lindera melissifolia) from throughout South 
Carolina.

Applicant: North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, North 
Carolina, TE091705

    The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to collect 
seeds, spores, cuttings, and vegetative material of little amphianthus 
(Amphianthus pusillus), Alabama leather flower (Clematis socialis), 
harperella (Ptilimnium nodosum), Kral's water-plantain (Sagittaria 
secundifolia), green pitcher-plant (Sarracenia oreophila), seabeach 
amaranth (Amaranthus pumilus), shale-barren rockcress (Arabis 
serotina), golden sedge (Carex lutea), Alabama leather-flower (Clematis 
socialis), smooth-purple coneflower (Echinacea laevigata), Applachian 
avens (Geum radiatum), rock gnome lichen (Gymnoderma lineare), 
Schweinitz's sunflower (Helianthus schweinitzii), dwarf-flowered 
heartleaf (Hexastylis naniflora), mountain golden-heartleaf (Hudsonia 
montana), black-spore quillwort (Isoetes melanospora), Merlin's-grass 
(Isoetes tegetiformans), Heller's gayfeather (Liatris helleri), rough-
leaved loosestrife (Lysimachia asperulaefolia), Canby's dropwort 
(Oxypolis canbyi), Ruth's golden aster (Pityopsis ruthii), Michaux's 
sumac (Rhus michauxii), bunched arrowhead (Sagittaria fasciculata), 
mountain sweet pitcher-plant (Sarracenia jonesii), largeflower skullcap 
(Scutellaria montana), blue ridge goldenrod (Solidago spithamaea), 
Virginia spirea (Spiraea virginiana), Cooley's meadowrue (Thalictrum 
cooleyi), and running buffalo clover (Trifolium stoloniferum) to 
develop and maintain germ plasm and propagated specimens of plants 
collected from throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, 
Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland.

Applicant: International Carnivorous Plant Society, Pinole, California, 
TE061005

    The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to sell in 
interstate commerce cultivated seeds of green pitcher-plant (Sarracenia 
oreophila), Alabama canebreak pitcher-plant (Sarracenia rubra spp. 
alabamensis), mountain sweet pitcher-plant (Sarracenia rubra spp. 
jonesii), and godfrey's butterwort (Pinguicula ionantha). To be sold 
throughout the United States from specimens cultivated at University of 
California, Davis, California.

Applicant: Meadowview Biological Research Station, Woodford, Virginia, 
TE022690

    The applicant requests renewal of existing authorization to sell in 
interstate commerce cultivated specimens of green pitcher-plant, 
Alabama canebreak pitcher-plant, and mountain sweet pitcher-plant. To 
be sold throughout the United States from specimens cultivated at 
Woodford, Virginia.

    Dated: February 13, 2009.
Jacquelyn B. Parrish,
Acting Regional Director.
 [FR Doc. E9-4827 Filed 3-6-09; 8:45 am]
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