Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council, 39433-39434 [2011-16839]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 129 / Wednesday, July 6, 2011 / Notices Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358–2280; or e-mail DMAFR@fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (e-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: I. Public Comment Procedures sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES A. How do I request copies of applications or comment on submitted applications? Send your request for copies of applications or comments and materials concerning any of the applications to the contact listed under ADDRESSES. Please include the Federal Register notice publication date, the PRTnumber, and the name of the applicant in your request or submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an e-mail or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an e-mail address in your request for copies of applications, we will attempt to respond to your request electronically. Please make your requests or comments as specific as possible. Please confine your comments to issues for which we seek comments in this notice, and explain the basis for your comments. Include sufficient information with your comments to allow us to authenticate any scientific or commercial data you include. The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and likely to influence agency decisions are: (1) Those supported by quantitative information or studies; and (2) Those that include citations to, and analyses of, the applicable laws and regulations. We will not consider or include in our administrative record comments we receive after the close of the comment period (see DATES) or comments delivered to an address other than those listed above (see ADDRESSES). B. May I review comments submitted by others? Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the address listed under ADDRESSES. The public may review documents and other information applicants have sent in support of the application unless our allowing viewing would violate the Privacy Act or Freedom of Information Act. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:17 Jul 05, 2011 Jkt 223001 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. II. Background To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected species, the Endangered Species Act of 1973, section 10(a)(1)(A), as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), require that we invite public comment before final action on these permit applications. 39433 Applicant: Alan Maki, Alpine, WY; PRT–43269A Applicant: Jeffrey Rachor, Dallas, TX; PRT–43976A Applicant: Lewis Metzger, Houston, TX; PRT–46316A Applicant: David Cote, Morristown, NJ; PRT–43284A Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2011–16907 Filed 7–5–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P III. Permit Applications DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR A. Endangered Species Fish and Wildlife Service Applicant: Feld Entertainment Inc., Vienna, VA; PRT–37444A (Corrected Application) [FWS–R9–EA–2011–N125; 90100–1664– 1HCC–5A] On June 23, 2011, we published a Federal Register notice inviting the public to comment on several applications for permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species (76 FR 36934). We made an error by omitting one animal in the Feld Entertainment, Inc. application, which starts at the bottom of column 3 on page 36934. The omitted animal is a captiveborn tiger (Panthera tigris). All the other information we printed was correct. With this notice, we correct that error and reopen the comment period for PRT–37444A. The corrected entry for this application is as follows: The applicant request a permits to import, for the purpose of enhancement of the species through conservation education, one African leopard (Panthera pardus), one Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), and seven tigers (Panthera tigris). The captive-born animals are being imported from Schweiberdingen, Germany, in cooperation with Alexander Lacey. Multiple Applicants (New Applications) The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of teleconference. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a public teleconference of the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council (Council). DATES: We will hold the teleconference on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). If you wish to listen to the teleconference, orally present material during the teleconference, or submit written material for the Council to consider during the teleconference, notify Joshua Winchell by Thursday, July 21, 2011. See instructions under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Winchell, Council Coordinator, 4401 N. Fairfax Dr., Mailstop 3103– AEA, Arlington, VA 22203; (703) 358– 2639 (phone); (703) 358–2548 (fax); or joshua_winchell@fws.gov (e-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we give notice that the Council will hold a teleconference (see DATES). Background Formed in February 2010, the Council provides advice about wildlife and habitat conservation endeavors that: (a) Benefit recreational hunting; (b) Benefit wildlife resources; and (c) Encourage partnership among the public, the sporting conservation E:\FR\FM\06JYN1.SGM 06JYN1 39434 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 129 / Wednesday, July 6, 2011 / Notices sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES community, the shooting and hunting sports industry, wildlife conservation organizations, the States, Native American tribes, and the Federal Government. The Council advises the Secretary of the Interior (DOI) and the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), reporting through the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), in consultation with the Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Chief of the Forest Service (USFS), Chief of the Natural Resources Service (NRCS), and Administrator of the Farm Services Agency (FSA). The Council’s duties are strictly advisory and consist of, but are not limited to, providing recommendations for: (a) Implementing the Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Resource Conservation Plan—A Ten-Year Plan for Implementation; (b) Increasing public awareness of and support for the Sport Wildlife Trust Fund; (c) Fostering wildlife and habitat conservation and ethics in hunting and shooting sports recreation; (d) Stimulating sportsmen and women’s participation in conservation and management of wildlife and habitat resources through outreach and education; (e) Fostering communication and coordination among State, Tribal, and Federal Government; industry; hunting and shooting sportsmen and women; wildlife and habitat conservation and management organizations; and the public; (f) Providing appropriate access to Federal lands for recreational shooting and hunting; (g) Providing recommendation to improve implementation of Federal conservation programs that benefit wildlife, hunting, and outdoor recreation on private lands; and (h) When requested by the agencies’ designated ex officio members, or the Designated Federal Officer in consultation with the Council Chairman, performing a variety of assessments or reviews of policies, programs, and efforts, through the Council’s designated subcommittees or workgroups. Background information on the Council is available at http:// www.fws.gov/whhcc. Teleconference Agenda The Council will convene by telephone to discuss: (1) The U.S. Forest Service’s Planning Rule, (2) the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Wildlife Refuge System Vision document, (3) the conservation and VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:17 Jul 05, 2011 Jkt 223001 forestry titles of the USDA Farm Bill, and (4) impacts to wildlife and habitat funding resulting from the Equal Access to Justice Act (5 U.S.C. 504; 28 U.S.C. 2412). In advance of the teleconference, we will post the final agenda and copies of materials to be discussed by the Council on the Internet at http:// www.fws.gov/whhcc. Procedures for Public Input Interested members of the public may listen to the teleconference, orally present material during the teleconference, or submit written material ahead of time for the Council to consider during the teleconference. Questions from the public will not be considered during the teleconference. Speakers who wish to expand upon oral statements they presented during the teleconference, or those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, are invited to submit written statements to the Council before the teleconference. Oral presentations will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, with no more than a total of 30 minutes for all speakers. Those wishing to give oral presentations must notify the Council Coordinator by July 21, 2011. Written statements must be received by July 21, 2011, so that the information may be made available to the Council for their consideration prior to this teleconference. Written statements must be supplied to the Council Coordinator in one of the following formats: One hard copy with original signature, or one electronic copy via e-mail. Please submit your statement to Joshua Winchell, Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). In order to listen to or participate in this teleconference, you must register by close of business on July 21, 2011. Please submit your name, e-mail address, and phone number to Joshua Winchell, Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Teleconference Summary Minutes The Council Coordinator will maintain the teleconference’s summary minutes, which will be available for public inspection at the location under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT during regular business hours within 90 days after the teleconference. You may purchase personal copies for the cost of duplication. Dated:June 24, 2011. Gregory E. Siekaniec, Acting Deputy Director. [FR Doc. 2011–16839 Filed 7–5–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLUT980300–L12100000–PH0000–24–1A] Notice of Utah’s Resource Advisory Council (RAC) Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Utah’s Resource Advisory Council (RAC). AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Utah RAC will meet as indicated below. DATES: The Utah RAC will meet Thursday, August 4, 2011, (8:15 a.m.— 5 p.m.), South Ogden Park & Ride, and Friday, August 5, 2011, (8:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m.) in Salt Lake City, Utah. ADDRESSES: On August 4, the RAC will meet at the Park-N-Ride, Exit 405 (South Weber Drive), from Highway 89 (South Ogden). The South Weber Park & Ride is the first right crossing Highway 89 on the north side of South Weber Drive. The RAC will meet on the north end of the parking lot. Directions and further information will be provided for the field tour of the Deseret Land and Livestock Allotment (Woodruff, Utah). On August 5, the business meeting will be held at the BLM’s Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, fifth floor Monument Conference Room, Salt Lake City, Utah. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sherry Foot, Special Programs Coordinator, Utah State Office, Bureau of Land Management, P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, Utah 84145–0155; phone (801) 539–4195. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Utah. On August 4, planned agenda topics include a field tour of the Three Creeks Allotment on the Deseret Land and Livestock (DLL) in Woodruff, Utah. The RAC will view the long-term and annual benefits to wildlife, livestock water quality, and recreational opportunities of ‘‘time control’’ grazing. A presentation on data collected from DLL from Open Range Consulting will also take place. For tour convenience and parking at the DLL, only the first four (4) vehicles to sign on for the field tour will be permitted to accompany the RAC. These vehicles SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06JYN1.SGM 06JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 129 (Wednesday, July 6, 2011)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-EA-2011-N125; 90100-1664-1HCC-5A]


Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of teleconference.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 
public teleconference of the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation 
Council (Council).

DATES: We will hold the teleconference on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, from 
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). If you wish to listen to the 
teleconference, orally present material during the teleconference, or 
submit written material for the Council to consider during the 
teleconference, notify Joshua Winchell by Thursday, July 21, 2011. See 
instructions under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Winchell, Council Coordinator, 
4401 N. Fairfax Dr., Mailstop 3103-AEA, Arlington, VA 22203; (703) 358-
2639 (phone); (703) 358-2548 (fax); or joshua_winchell@fws.gov (e-
mail).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we give notice that the 
Council will hold a teleconference (see DATES).

Background

    Formed in February 2010, the Council provides advice about wildlife 
and habitat conservation endeavors that:
    (a) Benefit recreational hunting;
    (b) Benefit wildlife resources; and
    (c) Encourage partnership among the public, the sporting 
conservation

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community, the shooting and hunting sports industry, wildlife 
conservation organizations, the States, Native American tribes, and the 
Federal Government.
    The Council advises the Secretary of the Interior (DOI) and the 
Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), reporting through the Director of the 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), in consultation with the 
Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Chief of the Forest 
Service (USFS), Chief of the Natural Resources Service (NRCS), and 
Administrator of the Farm Services Agency (FSA). The Council's duties 
are strictly advisory and consist of, but are not limited to, providing 
recommendations for:
    (a) Implementing the Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Resource 
Conservation Plan--A Ten-Year Plan for Implementation;
    (b) Increasing public awareness of and support for the Sport 
Wildlife Trust Fund;
    (c) Fostering wildlife and habitat conservation and ethics in 
hunting and shooting sports recreation;
    (d) Stimulating sportsmen and women's participation in conservation 
and management of wildlife and habitat resources through outreach and 
education;
    (e) Fostering communication and coordination among State, Tribal, 
and Federal Government; industry; hunting and shooting sportsmen and 
women; wildlife and habitat conservation and management organizations; 
and the public;
    (f) Providing appropriate access to Federal lands for recreational 
shooting and hunting;
    (g) Providing recommendation to improve implementation of Federal 
conservation programs that benefit wildlife, hunting, and outdoor 
recreation on private lands; and
    (h) When requested by the agencies' designated ex officio members, 
or the Designated Federal Officer in consultation with the Council 
Chairman, performing a variety of assessments or reviews of policies, 
programs, and efforts, through the Council's designated subcommittees 
or workgroups.
    Background information on the Council is available at http://www.fws.gov/whhcc.

Teleconference Agenda

    The Council will convene by telephone to discuss: (1) The U.S. 
Forest Service's Planning Rule, (2) the U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service's National Wildlife Refuge System Vision document, (3) the 
conservation and forestry titles of the USDA Farm Bill, and (4) impacts 
to wildlife and habitat funding resulting from the Equal Access to 
Justice Act (5 U.S.C. 504; 28 U.S.C. 2412). In advance of the 
teleconference, we will post the final agenda and copies of materials 
to be discussed by the Council on the Internet at http://www.fws.gov/whhcc.

Procedures for Public Input

    Interested members of the public may listen to the teleconference, 
orally present material during the teleconference, or submit written 
material ahead of time for the Council to consider during the 
teleconference. Questions from the public will not be considered during 
the teleconference. Speakers who wish to expand upon oral statements 
they presented during the teleconference, or those who had wished to 
speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, are invited to 
submit written statements to the Council before the teleconference.
    Oral presentations will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, with 
no more than a total of 30 minutes for all speakers. Those wishing to 
give oral presentations must notify the Council Coordinator by July 21, 
2011.
    Written statements must be received by July 21, 2011, so that the 
information may be made available to the Council for their 
consideration prior to this teleconference. Written statements must be 
supplied to the Council Coordinator in one of the following formats: 
One hard copy with original signature, or one electronic copy via e-
mail. Please submit your statement to Joshua Winchell, Council 
Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT).
    In order to listen to or participate in this teleconference, you 
must register by close of business on July 21, 2011. Please submit your 
name, e-mail address, and phone number to Joshua Winchell, Council 
Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT).

Teleconference Summary Minutes

    The Council Coordinator will maintain the teleconference's summary 
minutes, which will be available for public inspection at the location 
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT during regular business hours 
within 90 days after the teleconference. You may purchase personal 
copies for the cost of duplication.

    Dated:June 24, 2011.
 Gregory E. Siekaniec,
Acting Deputy Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-16839 Filed 7-5-11; 8:45 am]
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