Endangered and Threatened Species; Recovery Plan Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast Coho Salmon Evolutionarily Significant Unit, 476 [2011-33850]

Download as PDF 476 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 3 / Thursday, January 5, 2012 / Notices Dated: December 29, 2011. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Via fax: (707) 825–4840. Please include the following on the cover page of the fax: ‘‘Attn: Recovery Coordinator/ SONCC Coho Salmon Public Draft Recovery Plan Comments.’’ [FR Doc. 2011–33852 Filed 1–4–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Weeder ((707) 825–5168), email julie.weeder@noaa.gov. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RIN 0648–XA907 Endangered and Threatened Species; Recovery Plan Southern Oregon/ Northern California Coast Coho Salmon Evolutionarily Significant Unit National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments. AGENCY: NMFS announces the availability for public review of the draft Recovery Plan (Plan) for the Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast (SONCC) Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) Evolutionarily Significant Unit (ESU). NMFS is soliciting review and comment from the public and all interested parties on the Plan, and will consider all substantive comments received during the review period before submitting the Plan for final approval. In addition, public meetings will be announced as opportunities for providing comments on the Draft Plan (dates to be determined). DATES: Comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. Pacific daylight time on March 5, 2012. NMFS will accept anonymous comments (enter N/A in the required fields, if you wish to remain anonymous). You may submit attachments to electronic comments in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats only. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Via email: SONCC.Recovery@noaa.gov (No files larger than 5MB can be accepted). • Via U.S. Mail: Julie Weeder, National Marine Fisheries Service, 1655 Heindon Road, Arcata, CA 95521, Attn: Recovery Coordinator/SONCC Coho Salmon Public Draft Recovery Plan Comments. • Hand delivered: National Marine Fisheries Service, 1655 Heindon Road, Arcata, CA 95521, Attn: Recovery Coordinator/SONCC Coho Salmon Public Draft Recovery Plan Comments. Business hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. SUMMARY: emcdonald on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Julie VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:51 Jan 04, 2012 Jkt 226001 NMFS is charged with the recovery of Pacific salmon and steelhead species listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Recovery means that listed species and their ecosystems are restored, and their future secured, so that the protections of the ESA are no longer necessary. The ESA specifies that recovery plans must include: (1) A description of management actions necessary to achieve the plan’s goals for the conservation and survival of the species; (2) objective, measurable criteria which, when met, would result in the species being removed from the list; and (3) estimates of time and costs required to achieve the plan’s goal and the intermediate steps towards that goal. Section 4(f) of the ESA, as amended in 1988, requires that public notice and an opportunity for public review and comment be provided during recovery plan development. NMFS is hereby soliciting relevant information on SONCC Coho Salmon ESU populations and their freshwater/marine habitats. In addition, NMFS is soliciting comment on the contents of the proposed recovery plan. Persons wishing to review the Draft Plan can obtain an electronic copy (i.e., CD ROM) from Ms. Cynthia Anderson by calling (707) 825–5162 or by emailing a request to Cynthia.Anderson@noaa.gov with the subject line ‘‘CD ROM Request for SONCC Coho Salmon Draft Recovery Plan.’’ Electronic copies of the Draft Plan are also available on line on the following NMFS Web site: http:// swr.nmfs.noaa.gov/recovery. Public Meetings Public meetings are planned. Information on locations, dates, and times will be posted on the Web site listed above. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq. Dated: December 29, 2011. Susan Pultz, Acting Chief, Endangered Species Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–33850 Filed 1–4–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Science Advisory Board Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the NOAA Science Advisory Board. The members will discuss and provide advice on issues outlined in the section on Matters to be Considered. Time and Date: The meeting is scheduled for: Tuesday, January 31, 2012, from 3–5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. ADDRESSES: Conference call. Public access is available at: NOAA, SSMC 3, Room 11836, 1315 East-West Highway Silver Spring, Md. Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 5-minute public comment period from 4:50–4:55 p.m. The SAB expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of one minute. Written comments should be received in the SAB Executive Director’s Office by January 26, 2012 to provide sufficient time for SAB review. Written comments received by the SAB Executive Director after January 26, 2012, will be distributed to the SAB, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Science Advisory Board (SAB) was established by a Decision Memorandum dated September 25, 1997, and is the only Federal Advisory Committee with responsibility to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on strategies for research, education, and application of science to operations and information services. SAB activities and advice provide necessary input to ensure that National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) science programs are of the highest quality and provide optimal support to resource management. Matters To Be Considered: The meeting will include the following topics: (1) Review of new members for the Environmental Information Services Working Group (2) Review of renewal of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05JAN1.SGM 05JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XA907


Endangered and Threatened Species; Recovery Plan Southern Oregon/
Northern California Coast Coho Salmon Evolutionarily Significant Unit

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: NMFS announces the availability for public review of the draft 
Recovery Plan (Plan) for the Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast 
(SONCC) Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) Evolutionarily Significant 
Unit (ESU). NMFS is soliciting review and comment from the public and 
all interested parties on the Plan, and will consider all substantive 
comments received during the review period before submitting the Plan 
for final approval. In addition, public meetings will be announced as 
opportunities for providing comments on the Draft Plan (dates to be 
determined).

DATES: Comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. Pacific daylight 
time on March 5, 2012. NMFS will accept anonymous comments (enter N/A 
in the required fields, if you wish to remain anonymous). You may 
submit attachments to electronic comments in Microsoft Word, Excel, or 
Adobe PDF file formats only.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Via email: SONCC.Recovery@noaa.gov (No files larger than 
5MB can be accepted).
     Via U.S. Mail: Julie Weeder, National Marine Fisheries 
Service, 1655 Heindon Road, Arcata, CA 95521, Attn: Recovery 
Coordinator/SONCC Coho Salmon Public Draft Recovery Plan Comments.
     Hand delivered: National Marine Fisheries Service, 1655 
Heindon Road, Arcata, CA 95521, Attn: Recovery Coordinator/SONCC Coho 
Salmon Public Draft Recovery Plan Comments. Business hours are 8 a.m. 
to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
     Via fax: (707) 825-4840. Please include the following on 
the cover page of the fax: ``Attn: Recovery Coordinator/SONCC Coho 
Salmon Public Draft Recovery Plan Comments.''

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Weeder ((707) 825-5168), email 
julie.weeder@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NMFS is charged with the recovery of Pacific 
salmon and steelhead species listed under the Endangered Species Act 
(ESA). Recovery means that listed species and their ecosystems are 
restored, and their future secured, so that the protections of the ESA 
are no longer necessary. The ESA specifies that recovery plans must 
include: (1) A description of management actions necessary to achieve 
the plan's goals for the conservation and survival of the species; (2) 
objective, measurable criteria which, when met, would result in the 
species being removed from the list; and (3) estimates of time and 
costs required to achieve the plan's goal and the intermediate steps 
towards that goal. Section 4(f) of the ESA, as amended in 1988, 
requires that public notice and an opportunity for public review and 
comment be provided during recovery plan development. NMFS is hereby 
soliciting relevant information on SONCC Coho Salmon ESU populations 
and their freshwater/marine habitats. In addition, NMFS is soliciting 
comment on the contents of the proposed recovery plan.
    Persons wishing to review the Draft Plan can obtain an electronic 
copy (i.e., CD ROM) from Ms. Cynthia Anderson by calling (707) 825-5162 
or by emailing a request to Cynthia.Anderson@noaa.gov with the subject 
line ``CD ROM Request for SONCC Coho Salmon Draft Recovery Plan.'' 
Electronic copies of the Draft Plan are also available on line on the 
following NMFS Web site: http://swr.nmfs.noaa.gov/recovery.

Public Meetings

    Public meetings are planned. Information on locations, dates, and 
times will be posted on the Web site listed above.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.

    Dated: December 29, 2011.
Susan Pultz,
Acting Chief, Endangered Species Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-33850 Filed 1-4-12; 8:45 am]
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