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Download as PDF 66954 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 209 / Friday, October 28, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–IA–2011–N227; 96300–1671– 0000–P5] Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA laws require that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before November 28, 2011. ADDRESSES: 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 email DMAFR@fws.gov. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358–2104 (telephone); (703) 358–2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 email or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an email 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:56 Oct 27, 2011 Jkt 226001 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, email 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. II. Background To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected species, section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), requires that we invite public comment before final action on these permit applications. III. Permit Applications A. Endangered Species Applicant: David Nesbit, Gonzales, TX; PRT–189407 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Alan Ong, Fremont, CA; PRT–56735A The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Charles Salisbury, Dade City, FL; PRT–56309A The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families and species to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Families: Bovidae. Equidae. Psittacidae. Crocodilidae. Species: Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoides nigra). radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata). Red-crowned crane (Grus japonica). ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta). black lemur (Eulemur macaco). brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus). black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegate). red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra). cotton-headed tamarin (Saguinus oedipus). Diana monkey (Cercopithecus diana). Mandrill (Papio sphinx). lar gibbon (Hylobates lar). Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis). lowland tapir (Tapirus terrestris). Asian tapir (Tapirus indicus). Applicant: Carson Springs Wildlife Foundation, Gainesville, FL; PRT– 56870A The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Species: Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoids nigra). radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiate). ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta). black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variagata). red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra). black lemur (Eulemur macaco). Applicant: Charles Munoz, Aurora, CO; PRT–101033 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for Cabot’s tragopan (Tragopan caboti) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 209 / Friday, October 28, 2011 / Notices Applicant: Paula Hansen, Salem, OR; PRT–055381 The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for red siskin (Carduelis cucullata) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Los Angeles, CA; PRT–56760A The applicant requests a permit to import 10 live, captive-born komodo monitors (Varanus komodoensis) from the Czech Republic, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. meeting of the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council (Council). Meeting: Tuesday November 15, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Wednesday November 16, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern standard time). For deadlines and directions on registering to attend, submitting written material, and giving an oral presentation, please see ‘‘Public Input’’ under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Secretary’s Conference Room at the Department of the Interior, Room 5160, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Winchell, Council Coordinator, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Mailstop 3103–AEA, Arlington, VA 22203; telephone (703) 358–2639; fax (703) 358–2548; or email joshua_winchell@fws.gov. Multiple Applicants 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Applicant: Leonard Voyles, Richmond, TX; PRT–57362A Background Applicant: Matthew Bindon, Howell, MI; PRT–57442A Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2011–27983 Filed 10–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–EA–2011–N213; FF09D00000– FXGO1664091HCC05D–123] Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announce a public sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we announce that Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council will hold a meeting. Formed in February 2010, the Council provides advice about wildlife and habitat conservation endeavors that: 1. Benefit recreational hunting; 2. Benefit wildlife resources; and 3. Encourage partnership among the public, the sporting conservation 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 and the Secretary of Agriculture, reporting through the Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), in consultation with the Director, Bureau of Land Management (BLM); Chief, Forest Service (USFS); Chief, Natural Resources Service (NRCS); and Administrator, Farm Services Agency (FSA). The Council’s duties are strictly advisory and consist of, but are not limited to, providing recommendations for: 66955 1. Implementing the Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Resource Conservation Plan—A Ten-Year Plan for Implementation; 2. Increasing public awareness of and support for the Sport Wildlife Trust Fund; 3. Fostering wildlife and habitat conservation and ethics in hunting and shooting sports recreation; 4. Stimulating sportsmen and women’s participation in conservation and management of wildlife and habitat resources through outreach and education; 5. 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; 6. Providing appropriate access to Federal lands for recreational shooting and hunting; 7. Providing recommendation to improve implementation of Federal conservation programs that benefit wildlife, hunting and outdoor recreation on private lands; and 8. When requested by the agencies’ designated ex officio members or the DFO 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 https:// www.fws.gov/whhcc. Meeting Agenda The Council will convene to consider: 1. The Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Resource Conservation Plan—A Ten-Year Plan for Implementation; 2. Coordination of conservation program delivery between federal, state and private entities; 3. Programs of the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture, and their bureaus, that enhance hunting opportunities and support wildlife conservation; 4. America’s Great Outdoors; and 5. Other Council business. The final agenda will be posted on the Internet at https://www.fws.gov/whhcc. PUBLIC INPUT If you wish to You must contact the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than Attend the meeting ................................................................................... Submit written information or questions before the meeting for the council to consider during the meeting. November 7, 2011. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-IA-2011-N227; 96300-1671-0000-P5]


Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities 
with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species 
Act (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless a Federal 
permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA laws require that 
we invite public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before 
November 28, 2011.

ADDRESSES: 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 email DMAFR@fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Tapia, (703) 358-2104 
(telephone); (703) 358-2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Public Comment Procedures

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 PRT-number, and the name of the applicant in your request or 
submission. We will not consider requests or comments sent to an email 
or address not listed under ADDRESSES. If you provide an email 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, email 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.

II. Background

    To help us carry out our conservation responsibilities for affected 
species, section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as 
amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), requires that we invite public 
comment before final action on these permit applications.

III. Permit Applications

A. Endangered Species

Applicant: David Nesbit, Gonzales, TX; PRT-189407
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii) 
to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Alan Ong, Fremont, CA; PRT-56735A
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance 
their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to 
be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Charles Salisbury, Dade City, FL; PRT-56309A
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families and species to enhance their 
propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.

Families:
    Bovidae.
    Equidae.
    Psittacidae.
    Crocodilidae.
Species:
    Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoides nigra).
    radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata).
    Red-crowned crane (Grus japonica).
    ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta).
    black lemur (Eulemur macaco).
    brown lemur (Eulemur fulvus).
    black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegate).
    red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra).
    cotton-headed tamarin (Saguinus oedipus).
    Diana monkey (Cercopithecus diana).
    Mandrill (Papio sphinx).
    lar gibbon (Hylobates lar).
    Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis).
    lowland tapir (Tapirus terrestris).
    Asian tapir (Tapirus indicus).
Applicant: Carson Springs Wildlife Foundation, Gainesville, FL; PRT-
56870A
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance their propagation 
or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.

Species:
    Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoids nigra).
    radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiate).
    ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta).
    black and white ruffed lemur (Varecia variagata).
    red ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra).
    black lemur (Eulemur macaco).
Applicant: Charles Munoz, Aurora, CO; PRT-101033
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for Cabot's tragopan (Tragopan 
caboti) to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification 
covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year 
period.

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Applicant: Paula Hansen, Salem, OR; PRT-055381
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for red siskin (Carduelis cucullata) 
to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Los Angeles, CA; PRT-
56760A
    The applicant requests a permit to import 10 live, captive-born 
komodo monitors (Varanus komodoensis) from the Czech Republic, for the 
purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.
Multiple Applicants
    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.
Applicant: Leonard Voyles, Richmond, TX; PRT-57362A
Applicant: Matthew Bindon, Howell, MI; PRT-57442A

Brenda Tapia,
Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of 
Management Authority.
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