Alaska Native Claims Selection, 59220-59221 [2012-23655]

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2003. Final Revised Recovery Plan for the Southern Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris nereis). Portland, Oregon. xi + 165 pp. U.S. Geological Survey. 2010. Spring Surveys 1983–2010: Spring Counts of Southern Sea Otters. Western Ecological Center. http://www.werc.usgs.gov/ProjectSub WebPageaspx?SubWebPageID=1& ProjectID=91. Valentine, K., D.A. Duffield, L.E. Patrick, D.R. Hatch, V.L. Butler, R.L. Hall, and N. Lehman. 2008. Ancient DNA reveals genotypic relationships among Oregon populations of the sea otter (Enhydra lutris). Conservation Genetics 9(4): 933– 938. Alexandra Pitts, Deputy Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region. [FR Doc. 2012–23749 Filed 9–24–12; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [F–19525–A, F–19525–C, F–19525–A2, F– 19525–B2; LLAK965000–L14100000– KC0000–P] Alaska Native Claims Selection Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance. AGENCY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will issue an appealable decision to Council Native Corporation. The decision approves only the surface estate in the lands described below for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq). The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Bering Straits Native Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Council Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Council, Alaska, and are located in: Lot 1, U.S. Survey No. 9993, Alaska. Containing 129.97 acres. Kateel River Meridian, Alaska T. 5 S., R. 24 W., Tract A. Containing 1,242.28 acres. T. 6 S., R. 24 W., Secs. 6, 21, 22, 28, and 33. Containing 3,164.08 acres. T. 6 S., R. 25 W., Tracts Q, R, and S; Tracts T, X, and Z. Containing approximately 1,683 acres. Aggregating approximately 6,219 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Nome Nugget. Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the following time limits: 1. Unknown parties, parties unable to be located after reasonable efforts have been expended to locate, parties who fail or refuse to sign their return receipt, and parties who receive a copy of the decision by regular mail which is not certified, return receipt requested, shall have until October 26, 2012 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal. 3. Notices of appeal transmitted by electronic means, such as facsimile or email, will not be accepted as timely filed. Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4, subpart E, shall be deemed to have waived their rights. ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The BLM by phone at 907–271–5960 or by email at ak.blm.conveyance@blm.gov. Persons who use a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the BLM during normal business hours. In addition, the FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the BLM. The BLM DATES: E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 187 / Wednesday, September 26, 2012 / Notices Order will reply during normal business hours. Eileen Ford, Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Land Transfer Adjudication II Branch. [FR Doc. 2012–23655 Filed 9–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLOR936000–L14300000–ET0000; HAG– 12–0183; OROR–47552] Public Land Order No. 7802; Extension of Public Land Order No. 6944; Oregon Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Public Land Order. AGENCY: This order extends the duration of the withdrawal created by Public Land Order No. 6944 for an additional 20-year period. The extension is necessary to continue protection of the cultural and historical values of the Granite Chinese Walls Historic Site, which would otherwise expire on September 30, 2012. DATES: Effective Date: October 1, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael L. Barnes, Bureau of Land Management, Oregon/Washington State Office, 333 SW. 1st Ave., Portland, Oregon 97204, 503–808–6155, or Dianne Torpin, United States Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, 333 SW. 1st Ave., Portland, Oregon 97204, 503–808– 2422. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact either of the above individuals. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with either of the above individuals. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose for which the withdrawal was first made requires this extension to continue protection of the Granite Chinese Walls Historic Site in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. The withdrawal extended by this order will expire on September 30, 2032, unless as a result of a review conducted prior to the expiration date pursuant to Section 204(f) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f), the Secretary determines that the withdrawal shall be further extended. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:27 Sep 25, 2012 Jkt 226001 By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714, it is ordered as follows: Public Land Order No. 6944 (57 FR 45321 (1992)), which withdrew approximately 43.75 acres of National Forest System land from location and entry under the United States mining laws (30 U.S.C. chapter 2), but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws, to protect the Granite Chinese Walls Historic Site, is hereby extended for an additional 20-year period until September 30, 2032. Dated: September 13, 2012. Rhea S. Suh, Assistant Secretary—Policy, Management and Budget. [FR Doc. 2012–23654 Filed 9–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NRSS–EQD–11325; 1500– BASE–SZB] Information Collection Activities: Timpanogos Cave National Monument Visitor and Community Survey National Park Service (NPS), Interior. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: We (National Park Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the Information Collection (IC) described below. This collection will consist of a survey and a focus group script that will be used to collect visitors and local community members’ perceptions and evaluations of four management issues (1) Cave tour size and frequency; (2) ticketing procedure and fees; (3) concession service quality and selection; and (4) safety concerns on park trails. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. DATES: Please submit your comments on or before November 26, 2012. ADDRESSES: Please send your comments to Phadrea Ponds, Information Collections Coordinator, National Park SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59221 Service, 1201 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525 (mail); or phadrea_ponds@nps.gov (email). Please reference Information Collection 1024– NEW, TICA in the subject line. Jim Ireland, Superintendent at Jim_Ireland@nps.gov (email); or by mail at RR3, Box 200, American Fork, UT 84003. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: I. Abstract The National Park Service (NPS) will conduct a study at Timpanogos Cave National Monument. The study consists of a survey and a focus group using a random sample of visitors and residents of the communities surrounding the park. The collection will be used to understand visitors and local resident’s perceptions and evaluations of the following management issues: (1) Cave tour size and frequency. (2) Ticketing process and fees. (3) Concession service quality and selection. (4) Safety concerns and user conflict while using park trails. The information from this collection will provide NPS managers and planners with visitors and community members’ perceptions of how each of the above management issue affects their overall quality of visit experience. Visitors’ opinions about cave tour size and frequency as well as the ticketing process will be incorporated with ecological survey data to determine the most appropriate resource management strategy that balance between protection of the cave and visitor experience. Other information such safety concerns and concession services will be used in park management planning to determine appropriate management actions. Data collected will also be used in interpretive planning document to improve overall visit experience. II. Data OMB Control Number: 1024–NEW. Title: Timpanogos Cave National Monument Visitor and Community Survey. Type of Request: This is a new collection. Affected Public: Park Visitors and Local Residents. Respondent Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: One time. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,460. E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

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Alaska Native Claims Selection

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance.

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SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that 
the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will issue an appealable decision 
to Council Native Corporation. The decision approves only the surface 
estate in the lands described below for conveyance pursuant to the 
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq). The 
subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Bering Straits 
Native Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Council 
Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Council, Alaska, 
and are located in: Lot 1, U.S. Survey No. 9993, Alaska.
    Containing 129.97 acres.

Kateel River Meridian, Alaska

T. 5 S., R. 24 W.,
    Tract A.

    Containing 1,242.28 acres.

T. 6 S., R. 24 W.,
    Secs. 6, 21, 22, 28, and 33.

    Containing 3,164.08 acres.

T. 6 S., R. 25 W.,
    Tracts Q, R, and S;
    Tracts T, X, and Z.

    Containing approximately 1,683 acres.
    Aggregating approximately 6,219 acres.

    Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the 
Nome Nugget.

DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by 
the decision may appeal the decision within the following time limits:
    1. Unknown parties, parties unable to be located after reasonable 
efforts have been expended to locate, parties who fail or refuse to 
sign their return receipt, and parties who receive a copy of the 
decision by regular mail which is not certified, return receipt 
requested, shall have until October 26, 2012 to file an appeal.
    2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail 
shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal.
    3. Notices of appeal transmitted by electronic means, such as 
facsimile or email, will not be accepted as timely filed.
    Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the 
requirements of 43 CFR part 4, subpart E, shall be deemed to have 
waived their rights.

ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land 
Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, 13, 
Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7504.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The BLM by phone at 907-271-5960 or by 
email at ak.blm.conveyance@blm.gov. Persons who use a 
Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the BLM 
during normal business hours. In addition, the FIRS is available 24 
hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the 
BLM. The BLM

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will reply during normal business hours.

Eileen Ford,
Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Land Transfer Adjudication II 
Branch.
[FR Doc. 2012-23655 Filed 9-25-12; 8:45 am]
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