Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications, 9727-9729 [2013-02983]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2013 / Notices Applicant: Scott Stanislaw, Porter, TX; PRT–95418A; Applicants Applicant: Stuart Nielsen, New England, ND; PRT–95489A. Applicant: Sean M. Harris, San Diego, 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. Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2013–03050 Filed 2–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R8–ES–2013–N013; FXES11130800000–134–FF08E00000] Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment. ACTION: 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. SUMMARY: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or before March 13, 2013. DATES: 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. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife Biologist; see ADDRESSES (telephone: 760–431–9440; fax: 760–431–9624). erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:26 Feb 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 Applicant: California Department of Water Resources (CDWR), Sacramento, California The applicant requests a permit renewal and amendment 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) throughout the range of each species in California; take (capture, mark, and release) the northern salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris halicoetes) in Solano County, California; take (capture, handle, mark, tag, collect tissue, and release) the giant garter snake (Thamnophis gigas) throughout the range of the species in California; and take (capture, handle, and release) the California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii) (R. aurora d.) and the California tiger salamander (central DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in Napa, Solano, Contra Costa, Alameda, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, Stanislaus, Merced, and Fresno Counties, California, in conjunction with survey and scientific research activities throughout the range of each species in California and Nevada for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Applicant: Bio-West Incorporated, Logan, Utah The applicant requests an amendment to take (expand the range of authorized activities, and to seine, collect and preserve larva) the Razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus), take (seine, collect, and preserve larva) the bonytail chub (Gila elegans), and take (capture PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and release) the humpback chub (Gila cypha) in conjunction with surveys and scientific studies in Clark County, Nevada; and Mohave, La Paz, and Pima County, Arizona, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–78622A Applicant: Jared P. Taylor, Spring Valley, California The applicant requests a permit to take (monitor nests) the least Bell’s vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–840619 Permit No. TE–835365 Permit No. TE–809232 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Permit No. TE–91199A 9727 Applicant: Jeffrey D. Priest, Encinitas, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) and take (harass by survey) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) in conjunction with surveys in San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles, and Ventura Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–787037 Applicant: Marie Simovich, San Diego, 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 and research activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–103076 Applicant: Transcon Environmental, Mesa, Arizona The applicant requests a permit renewal and amendment to take (harass by survey) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California and Nevada for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1 9728 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2013 / Notices Permit No. TE–799570 Permit No. TE–93066A–0 Applicant: Carol W. Witham, San Diego, California Applicant: Esther M. Cole, Davis, California The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the San Francisco garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia) in conjunction with survey and research activities in San Mateo County, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. 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 and research activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–092162 Applicant: Andrew F. Borcher, Santee, California The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (monitor nests) the least Bell’s vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–195305 Applicant: Andres Aguilar, Merced, 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), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey and research activities in Merced, Madera, Glenn, San Luis Obispo, Solano, Stanislaus, Ventura, Contra Costa, and Fresno Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–799568 erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, handle, band, and release) the least Bell’s vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) and southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) and take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. 14:26 Feb 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 Applicant: Robert A. James, San Diego, 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, capture, and release) the Stephens’ kangaroo rat (Dipodomys stephensi) and Pacific pocket mouse (Perognathus longimembris pacificus); and take (harass by survey) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) 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–64546A Applicant: Power Engineers, Meridian, Idaho The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (harass by survey and monitor nests) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) in conjunction with survey and population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Colorado for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–797315 Applicant: Dana K. Kamada, San Clemente, California VerDate Mar<15>2010 Permit No. TE–003269 Applicant: Michael L. Morrison, College Station, Texas The applicant requests a renewal to take (capture, handle, and release) the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris), take (capture, handle, collect genetic material, and release) the Fresno kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides exilis), and take (capture, handle, mark, and release) the California tiger salamander (central DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with survey and scientific research activities PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 throughout the range of each species in Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Kings, Marin, Madera, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–93072A Applicant: Joel J. Mulder, Carpinteria, California The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, and release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) and unarmored threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus williamsoni) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–090849 Applicant: David K. Wolff, San Luis Obispo, 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–61783A Applicant: Sonya E. Steckler, San Diego, California The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (monitor nests) the least Bell’s vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–190303 Applicant: Daniel W.H. Shaw, Tahoe City, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS and Sonoma County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with surveys and population studies throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 28 / Monday, February 11, 2013 / Notices Permit No. TE–797233 ACTION: Applicant: Entomological Consulting Services, Pleasant Hill, California SUMMARY: The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (survey, capture, handle and release) the Behren’s silverspot butterfly (Speyeria zerene behrensii), Myrtle’s silverspot butterfly (Speyeria zerene myrtleae), lotis blue butterfly (Lycaeides argyrognomon lotis), callippe silverspot butterfly (Speyeria callippe callippe), San Bruno elfin butterfly (Callophrys mossii bayensis), mission blue butterfly (Icaricia icarioides missionensis), Lange’s metalmark butterfly (Apodemia mormo langei), take (conduct habitat restoration activities) for the Zayante band-winged grasshopper (Trimerotropis infantilis), and take (capture, handle, transport, relocate, and release) the Smith’s blue butterfly (Euphilotes enoptes smithi) in conjunction with surveys, population monitoring, and habitat restoration activities throughout the range of each species in 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. Michael Long, Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2013–02983 Filed 2–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Bureau of Land Management [LLCOF00000 L16520000.XX0000] Notice of Meeting, Rio Grande Natural Area Commission AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:26 Feb 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 Notice of Public Meeting. In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Rio Grande Natural Area Commission will meet as indicated below. The meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on March 14, 2013. DATES: BLM Front Range District ˜ Office, 3028 East Main, Canon City, CO 81212. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise Adamic, Public Affairs Specialist, BLM Front Range District ˜ Office, 3028 East Main St., Canon City, CO 81212. Phone: (719) 269–8553. Email: dadamic@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 above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. The Rio Grande Natural Area Commission was established in the Rio Grande Natural Area Act (16 U.S.C. 460rrr–2). The ninemember Commission advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, concerning the preparation and implementation of a management plan for non-Federal land in the Rio Grande Natural Area, as directed by law. Planned agenda topics for this meeting include: finding a writer-editor to help develop the management plan, discussing what to do with abandoned structures in the Natural Area and a tour of the Wild Horse and Inmate Program training facilities. The public may offer oral comments at 10:15 a.m. or written statements, which may be submitted for the Commission’s consideration. Please send written comments to Denise Adamic at the address above by March 1, 2013. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Summary minutes for the Commission meeting will be maintained in the San Luis Valley Field Office and will be available for public inspection and reproduction during regular business hours within 30 days following the meeting. Meeting minutes and agenda are also available at: www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/slvfo.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9729 Dated: January 31, 2013. Helen M. Hankins, BLM Colorado State Director. [FR Doc. 2013–03040 Filed 2–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLES956000–L14200000–BJ0000] Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey, North Carolina Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On Thursday, January 3, 2013, there was published in the Federal Register, Volume 78, Number 318, on pages 318 through 319 a notice entitled ‘‘Eastern States: Filing of Plats of Survey’’. In said notice were plats of survey representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the Qualla Indian Boundary, lands held in trust for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Swain County, in the State of North Carolina. This was accepted December 19, 2012. The official filing of the plat is hereby stayed, pending consideration of all protests. SUMMARY: Dated: February 5, 2013. Dominica Van Koten, Chief Cadastral Surveyor. [FR Doc. 2013–03041 Filed 2–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GJ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NRSS–EQD–12283; PPWONRADB1, PPMRSNR1N.NA0000] Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: NPS Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) General Submission, Exhibitor, Annual Review, and Amendment Forms National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: We (National Park Service) have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection request (ICR) described below. This collection will consist of four forms (General Submission, Exhibitor, Annual Review, and Amendment Forms) used by the Institutional Animal Care and Use SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11FEN1.SGM 11FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R8-ES-2013-N013; FXES11130800000-134-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 March 13, 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.

Applicants

Permit No. TE-91199A

Applicant: Sean M. Harris, San Diego, 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-835365

Applicant: California Department of Water Resources (CDWR), Sacramento, 
California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal and amendment 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) throughout the range of each 
species in California; take (capture, mark, and release) the northern 
salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris halicoetes) in 
Solano County, California; take (capture, handle, mark, tag, collect 
tissue, and release) the giant garter snake (Thamnophis gigas) 
throughout the range of the species in California; and take (capture, 
handle, and release) the California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii) 
(R. aurora d.) and the California tiger salamander (central DPS) 
(Ambystoma californiense) in Napa, Solano, Contra Costa, Alameda, San 
Joaquin, Santa Clara, Stanislaus, Merced, and Fresno Counties, 
California, in conjunction with survey and scientific research 
activities throughout the range of each species in California and 
Nevada for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-809232

Applicant: Bio-West Incorporated, Logan, Utah

    The applicant requests an amendment to take (expand the range of 
authorized activities, and to seine, collect and preserve larva) the 
Razorback sucker (Xyrauchen texanus), take (seine, collect, and 
preserve larva) the bonytail chub (Gila elegans), and take (capture and 
release) the humpback chub (Gila cypha) in conjunction with surveys and 
scientific studies in Clark County, Nevada; and Mohave, La Paz, and 
Pima County, Arizona, for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-78622A

Applicant: Jared P. Taylor, Spring Valley, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (monitor nests) the least 
Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction with surveys and 
population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in 
California for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-840619

Applicant: Jeffrey D. Priest, Encinitas, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey by pursuit) 
the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) and take 
(harass by survey) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax 
traillii extimus) in conjunction with surveys in San Diego, Riverside, 
San Bernardino, Los Angeles, and Ventura Counties, California, for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-787037

Applicant: Marie Simovich, San Diego, 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 and research activities 
throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-103076

Applicant: Transcon Environmental, Mesa, Arizona

    The applicant requests a permit renewal and amendment to take 
(harass by survey) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax 
traillii extimus) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the 
range of the species in California and Nevada for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

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Permit No. TE-799570

Applicant: Carol W. Witham, San Diego, 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 and research activities 
throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-092162

Applicant: Andrew F. Borcher, Santee, California

    The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (monitor 
nests) the least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction 
with surveys and population monitoring activities throughout the range 
of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-195305

Applicant: Andres Aguilar, Merced, 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), and 
vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with 
survey and research activities in Merced, Madera, Glenn, San Luis 
Obispo, Solano, Stanislaus, Ventura, Contra Costa, and Fresno Counties, 
California, for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-799568

Applicant: Dana K. Kamada, San Clemente, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, handle, 
band, and release) the least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) and 
southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) and take 
(survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha 
quino) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities 
throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-93066A-0

Applicant: Esther M. Cole, Davis, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey, capture, 
handle, and release) the San Francisco garter snake (Thamnophis 
sirtalis tetrataenia) in conjunction with survey and research 
activities in San Mateo County, California, for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-003269

Applicant: Robert A. James, San Diego, 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, capture, and release) the 
Stephens' kangaroo rat (Dipodomys stephensi) and Pacific pocket mouse 
(Perognathus longimembris pacificus); and take (harass by survey) the 
Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) 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-64546A

Applicant: Power Engineers, Meridian, Idaho

    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (harass by survey 
and monitor nests) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax 
traillii extimus) in conjunction with survey and population monitoring 
activities throughout the range of the species in Nevada, Arizona, New 
Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Colorado for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Permit No. TE-797315

Applicant: Michael L. Morrison, College Station, Texas

    The applicant requests a renewal to take (capture, handle, and 
release) the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris), 
take (capture, handle, collect genetic material, and release) the 
Fresno kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides exilis), and take (capture, 
handle, mark, and release) the California tiger salamander (central 
DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with survey and 
scientific research activities throughout the range of each species in 
Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Kings, Marin, Madera, Napa, San Mateo, 
Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma Counties, California, for the purpose 
of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-93072A

Applicant: Joel J. Mulder, Carpinteria, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, 
and release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) and unarmored 
threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus williamsoni) in 
conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities 
throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-090849

Applicant: David K. Wolff, San Luis Obispo, 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-61783A

Applicant: Sonya E. Steckler, San Diego, California

    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (monitor nests) 
the least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction with 
surveys and population monitoring activities throughout the range of 
the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-190303

Applicant: Daniel W.H. Shaw, Tahoe City, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander (Santa 
Barbara County DPS and Sonoma County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in 
conjunction with surveys and population studies throughout the range of 
each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

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Permit No. TE-797233

Applicant: Entomological Consulting Services, Pleasant Hill, California

    The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (survey, 
capture, handle and release) the Behren's silverspot butterfly 
(Speyeria zerene behrensii), Myrtle's silverspot butterfly (Speyeria 
zerene myrtleae), lotis blue butterfly (Lycaeides argyrognomon lotis), 
callippe silverspot butterfly (Speyeria callippe callippe), San Bruno 
elfin butterfly (Callophrys mossii bayensis), mission blue butterfly 
(Icaricia icarioides missionensis), Lange's metalmark butterfly 
(Apodemia mormo langei), take (conduct habitat restoration activities) 
for the Zayante band-winged grasshopper (Trimerotropis infantilis), and 
take (capture, handle, transport, relocate, and release) the Smith's 
blue butterfly (Euphilotes enoptes smithi) in conjunction with surveys, 
population monitoring, and habitat restoration activities throughout 
the range of each species in 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.

Michael Long,
 Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Sacramento, 
California.
[FR Doc. 2013-02983 Filed 2-8-13; 8:45 am]
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