Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications, 71818-71820 [2012-29178]

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The area described, including public and non-public lands, aggregates 497,002.03 acres, more or less. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sec. 9 Administrative Provisions. The Director, BLM, is authorized to delegate responsibilities herein as is determined appropriate. This Order will remain in effect until superseded, replaced, or incorporated into the Departmental Manual. Drilling Islands. In developing such guidelines, the BLM may consider comments and reports from the Joint Industry Technical Committee and other interested parties. f. The BLM will develop appropriate time-frame guidelines and requirements, as appropriate, to enable timely actions pursuant to this Order. Sec. 8 The Designated Potash Area Legal Description. Applicant: William J. Mautz, Hilo, Hawaii Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior. [FR Doc. 2012–29393 Filed 12–3–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–VC–P Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife Biologist; see ADDRESSES (telephone: 760–431–9440; fax: 760–431–9624). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). We seek review and comment from local, State, and Federal agencies and the public on the following permit requests. Applicant Permit No. TE–78622A The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, handle, mark, salvage, and release) the island night lizard (Xantusia riversiana) in conjunction with surveys, population monitoring, and research activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–78621A DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Applicant: Danielle L. Temple, Three Rivers, California Fish and Wildlife Service The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. [FWS–R8–ES–2012–N276;FXES1113 0800000–123–FF08E00000] Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment. 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 (Act) prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act also requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or before January 3, 2013. ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the Endangered Species Program Manager, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 8, 2800 Cottage Way, Room W–2606, Sacramento, CA 95825 (telephone: 916–414–6464; fax: 916–414–6486). Please refer to the respective permit number for each application when submitting comments. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Permit No. TE–053336 Applicant: John E. Vollmar, Berkley, California The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (to restore and enhance habitat) for the California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with habitat enhancement and restoration activities in Santa Barbara County, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–776608 Applicant: Monk and Associates, Inc., Walnut Creek, California The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, and release) the giant kangaroo E:\FR\FM\04DEN1.SGM 04DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 233 / Tuesday, December 4, 2012 / Notices rat (Dipodomys ingens) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–798003 Applicant: North State Resources, Redding, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi); take (harass by survey) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus); and take (capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander (Sonoma County Distinct Population Segment) (Ambystoma californiense) and California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species in California and Nevada for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–88331A Applicant: Ryan S. Winkleman, Rancho Santa Margarita, California The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, and release) the arroyo toad (=arroyo southwestern) (Anaxyrus californicus (Bufo microscaphus c.)) in conjunction with survey and annual monitoring activities in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–089980 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with Applicant: Jeff M. Hagar, Richmond, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey, capture, handle, and release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) in conjunction with surveys and scientific studies in San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, San Francisco, Marin, and Sonoma Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:31 Dec 03, 2012 Jkt 229001 Permit No. TE–092469 Applicant: Ingrid I. Eich, Fullerton, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni) and San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and requests an amendment to take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi), in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Applicant: Gibson & Skordal, LLC, Sacramento, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–053379 Applicant: Christine L. Tischer, Orange, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) and take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–213314 Applicant: Morro Coast Audubon Society, Morro Bay, California The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (locate, capture, handle, measure, release, and relocate) the Morro shoulderband snail (Helminthoglypta walkeriana) in Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 conjunction with surveys, monitoring, and habitat restoration activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–180579 Applicant: Dwayne N. Oberhoff, Los Osos, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (locate, capture, handle, and release) the Morro shoulderband snail (Helminthoglypta walkeriana) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–89964A Applicant: Debra S. Barringer, Ventura, California Permit No. TE–795935 PO 00000 71819 The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, locate, and monitor nests) the California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) in conjunction with survey and population monitoring activities in Ventura, Orange, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–90000A Applicant: Ryan M. Brown, Chico, California The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–195306 Applicant: Sierra View Landscape Incorporated, Rocklin, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. E:\FR\FM\04DEN1.SGM 04DEN1 71820 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 233 / Tuesday, December 4, 2012 / Notices Permit No. TE–89998A Applicant: Matthew L. Amalong, Fountain Valley, California The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, locate and monitor nests) the California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) in conjunction with survey and population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–89496A Applicant: Nathan W. Mudry, Fullerton, California The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, locate and monitor nests) the California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) in conjunction with survey and population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–227263 Applicant: Emilie A. Strauss, San Rafael, California The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (harass by survey) the California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. the California tiger salamander (central DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) and the California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii) (R. aurora d.) in conjunction with survey and research activities in Contra Costa, San Mateo, Alameda, San Joaquin, Solano, Yolo, Napa, Butte, and Santa Clara Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Public Comments We invite public review and comment on each of these recovery permit applications. Comments and materials we receive will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. 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. Mary Grim. Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Sacramento, California. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with Permit No. TE–179036 Applicant: Cullen A. Wilkerson, Richmond, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, mark, and release) the San Francisco garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia) in conjunction with survey and research activities throughout the range of the species in California, and take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:31 Dec 03, 2012 Jkt 229001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Perry, Council Coordinator, by phone at (703) 358–2432; by email at dbhc@fws.gov; or by U.S. mail at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop MBSP 4075, Arlington, VA 22203. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In accordance with NAWCA (Pub. L. 101–233, 103 Stat. 1968, December 13, 1989, as amended), the State-privateFederal Council meets to consider wetland acquisition, restoration, enhancement, and management projects for recommendation to, and final funding approval by, the Commission. Project proposal due dates, application instructions, and eligibility requirements are available on the NAWCA Web site at http:// www.fws.gov/birdhabitat/Grants/ NAWCA/Standard/US/Overview.shtm. Proposals require a minimum of 50 percent non-Federal matching funds. If you are interested in presenting information at this public meeting, contact the Council Coordinator no later than the date under DATES. [FR Doc. 2012–29178 Filed 12–3–12; 8:45 am] Meeting BILLING CODE 4310–55–P The Council will consider U.S. standard grant proposals at the meeting announced in DATES. The Commission will consider the Council’s recommendations at its meeting tentatively scheduled for March 13, 2013. Permit No. TE–90002A Applicant: Todd J. Wong, Elk Grove, California The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. The Council meeting will be held at the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, 1133 15th Street Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005. ADDRESSES: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–MB–2012–N253; 91100–3740– GRNT 7C] Public Input Meeting Announcement: North American Wetlands Conservation Council Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) will meet to select North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant proposals for recommendation to the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (Commission). This meeting is open to the public, and interested persons may present oral or written statements. DATES: Council: Meeting is December 4, 2012, 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. If you are interested in presenting information at this public meeting, contact the Council Coordinator no later than November 26, 2012. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 If you wish to: Attend the Council meeting, you must contact the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than November 26, 2012. Submit written information or questions before the Council meeting for consideration during the meeting November 26, 2012. Give an oral presentation during the Council meeting November 26, 2012. Submitting Written Information or Questions Interested members of the public may submit relevant information or questions for the Council to consider during the public meeting. If you wish to submit a written statement, so that the information may be made available to the Council for their consideration prior to this meeting, you must contact the Council Coordinator by the date E:\FR\FM\04DEN1.SGM 04DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R8-ES-2012-N276;FXES11130800000-123-FF08E00000]


Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment.

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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 (Act) prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species 
unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act also requires 
that we invite public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or 
before January 3, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the 
Endangered Species Program Manager, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
Region 8, 2800 Cottage Way, Room W-2606, Sacramento, CA 95825 
(telephone: 916-414-6464; fax: 916-414-6486). Please refer to the 
respective permit number for each application when submitting comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist; see ADDRESSES (telephone: 760-431-9440; fax: 760-431-9624).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for 
scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 
et seq.). We seek review and comment from local, State, and Federal 
agencies and the public on the following permit requests.

Applicant

Permit No. TE-78622A

Applicant: William J. Mautz, Hilo, Hawaii

    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, handle, mark, 
salvage, and release) the island night lizard (Xantusia riversiana) in 
conjunction with surveys, population monitoring, and research 
activities throughout the range of the species in California for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-78621A

Applicant: Danielle L. Temple, Three Rivers, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, collect, and 
collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), 
Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy 
shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout 
the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing 
the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-053336

Applicant: John E. Vollmar, Berkley, California

    The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (to restore 
and enhance habitat) for the California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara 
County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with habitat 
enhancement and restoration activities in Santa Barbara County, 
California, for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-776608

Applicant: Monk and Associates, Inc., Walnut Creek, California

    The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (survey, 
capture, handle, and release) the giant kangaroo

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rat (Dipodomys ingens) in conjunction with survey activities throughout 
the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Permit No. TE-798003

Applicant: North State Resources, Redding, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, 
and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), 
Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy 
shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi); take (harass by survey) the southwestern willow 
flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus); and take (capture, handle, and 
release) the California tiger salamander (Sonoma County Distinct 
Population Segment) (Ambystoma californiense) and California tiger 
salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in 
conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species 
in California and Nevada for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-88331A

Applicant: Ryan S. Winkleman, Rancho Santa Margarita, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, 
and release) the arroyo toad (=arroyo southwestern) (Anaxyrus 
californicus (Bufo microscaphus c.)) in conjunction with survey and 
annual monitoring activities in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and 
Riverside Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Permit No. TE-089980

Applicant: Jeff M. Hagar, Richmond, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey, capture, 
handle, and release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) in 
conjunction with surveys and scientific studies in San Diego, Orange, 
Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Santa 
Cruz, San Mateo, San Francisco, Marin, and Sonoma Counties, California, 
for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-092469

Applicant: Ingrid I. Eich, Fullerton, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, 
and collect vouchers) the Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus 
woottoni) and San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and 
requests an amendment to take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) 
the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy 
shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi), in conjunction with survey activities throughout 
the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing 
the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-795935

Applicant: Gibson & Skordal, LLC, Sacramento, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, 
and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), 
Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy 
shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout 
the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing 
the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-053379

Applicant: Christine L. Tischer, Orange, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey by pursuit) 
the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) and take 
(capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp 
(Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
longiantenna), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San 
Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool 
tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey 
activities throughout the range of each species in California for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-213314

Applicant: Morro Coast Audubon Society, Morro Bay, California

    The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (locate, 
capture, handle, measure, release, and relocate) the Morro shoulderband 
snail (Helminthoglypta walkeriana) in conjunction with surveys, 
monitoring, and habitat restoration activities throughout the range of 
the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-180579

Applicant: Dwayne N. Oberhoff, Los Osos, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (locate, capture, 
handle, and release) the Morro shoulderband snail (Helminthoglypta 
walkeriana) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range 
of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-89964A

Applicant: Debra S. Barringer, Ventura, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, locate, and 
monitor nests) the California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) 
in conjunction with survey and population monitoring activities in 
Ventura, Orange, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara 
Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-90000A

Applicant: Ryan M. Brown, Chico, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, collect, and 
collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), 
Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy 
shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout 
the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing 
the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-195306

Applicant: Sierra View Landscape Incorporated, Rocklin, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, 
and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), 
Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy 
shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout 
the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing 
the species' survival.

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Permit No. TE-89998A

Applicant: Matthew L. Amalong, Fountain Valley, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, locate and monitor 
nests) the California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) in 
conjunction with survey and population monitoring activities throughout 
the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Permit No. TE-89496A

Applicant: Nathan W. Mudry, Fullerton, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, locate and monitor 
nests) the California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) in 
conjunction with survey and population monitoring activities throughout 
the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Permit No. TE-227263

Applicant: Emilie A. Strauss, San Rafael, California

    The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (harass by 
survey) the California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus) in 
conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species 
in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-90002A

Applicant: Todd J. Wong, Elk Grove, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, collect, and 
collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), 
Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy 
shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout 
the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing 
the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-179036

Applicant: Cullen A. Wilkerson, Richmond, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, mark, and release) the San Francisco garter snake 
(Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia) in conjunction with survey and 
research activities throughout the range of the species in California, 
and take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the 
California tiger salamander (central DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) and 
the California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii) (R. aurora d.) in 
conjunction with survey and research activities in Contra Costa, San 
Mateo, Alameda, San Joaquin, Solano, Yolo, Napa, Butte, and Santa Clara 
Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Public Comments

    We invite public review and comment on each of these recovery 
permit applications. Comments and materials we receive will be 
available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business 
hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
    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.

 Mary Grim.
Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Sacramento, 
California.
[FR Doc. 2012-29178 Filed 12-3-12; 8:45 am]
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