Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit, 16292-16293 [2013-05920]

Download as PDF 16292 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 50 / Thursday, March 14, 2013 / Notices Permit Number: TE–98069A 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: ADDRESSES: Applicant: Cowlitz Indian Tribe, Longview, Washington. The applicant requests a permit to take (haze, capture, and relocate) the Columbian white-tailed deer in conjunction with a translocation effort in the State of Washington for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Public Availability of Comments All comments and materials we receive in response to this request 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. I. Public Comment Procedures AGENCY: 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. 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). 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 Federal authorization is acquired that allows such activities. DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before April 15, 2013. B. May I review comments submitted by others? Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the street 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 Authority We provide this notice under section 10 of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Dated: March 5, 2013. Richard Hannan, Acting Regional Director, Pacific Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2013–05823 Filed 3–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–IA–2013–N067: FXIA16710900000P5–123–FF09A30000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Applications for Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:51 Mar 13, 2013 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, and in consideration of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), along with Executive Order 13576, ‘‘Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and Accountable Government,’’ and the President’s Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies of January 21, 2009—Transparency and Open Government (74 FR 4685; January 26, 2009), which call on all Federal agencies to promote openness and transparency in Government by disclosing information to the public, we invite public comment on these permit applications before final action is taken. III. Permit Applications A. Endangered Species Applicant: Birmingham Zoo, Inc. Birmingham, AL; PRT–675484 The applicant requests renewal of their 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 5year period. Families: Cebidae Cercopithecidae Felidae (does not include jaguar, margay or ocelot) Hominidae Hylobatidae Lemuridae Rhinocerotidae Tapiridae Accipitridae Applicant: Animal Conservation Unlimited, dba Animal Interaction Design Group, Virginia Beach, VA; PRT–93580A The applicant requests a permit to export and re-import 4 male captive hatched jackass penguins (Spheniscus demersus) to and from Assiniboine Park Zoo, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species through temporary exhibition. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 1-year period. E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 50 / Thursday, March 14, 2013 / Notices 16293 Applicant: The Young Scholar, Medina, OH; PRT–98777A The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. D’Abidjan, Abidjan, Cote D’ivoire to Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, California for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species through breeding. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Applicant: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland OH; PRT–692874 AGENCY: Applicant: Deborah Voyles, Richmond, TX; PRT–98787A The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii), Eld’s deer (Rucervus eldii), scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah), Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx), addax (Addax nasomaculatus), dama gazelle (Nanger dama), and red lechwe (Kobus leche) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families, genus and species, to enhance their propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Families: Bovidae Cebidae Cercopithecidae Felidae (does not include jaguar, margay or ocelot) Hominidae Lemuridae Lorisidae Rhinocerotidae Tapiridae Gruidae Threskiornithidae Genus: Tragopan Species: Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) Applicant: Deborah Voyles, Richmond, TX; PRT–98788A The applicant requests a permit authorizing interstate and foreign commerce, export, and cull of excess scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah), addax (Addax nasomaculatus), and red lechwe (Kobus leche) from the captive herd maintained at their facility, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Marcus Franco de Andrade, Miramar, FL; PRT–98491A The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the red siskin (Carduelis cucullata) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL; PRT–698170 The applicant requests renewal of their permit to export and re-import non-living museum/herbarium specimens of endangered and threatened species of plants and animals (excluding bald eagles) previously legally accessioned into the permittee’s collection for scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: William Espenshade, San Diego, CA; PRT–98490A The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to enhance the species’ propagation or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Brandon Turner, Mobile, AL; PRT–98930A Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego; PRT–96390A The applicant requests a permit to import eight captive-bred African slender-snout crocodiles (Crocodylus cataphractus) from Zoo National Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:51 Mar 13, 2013 Jkt 229001 The applicant requests a permit to import a 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. Bureau of Land Management [LLES956000.L19100000.BK0000.LRCMM0E 04175] Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey; Mississippi Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM-Eastern States office in Springfield, Virginia, 30 calendar days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management-Eastern States, 7450 Boston Boulevard, Springfield, Virginia 22153. Attn: Dominica Van Koten. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: These surveys were requested by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Eastern Regions. The lands surveyed are: SUMMARY: Choctaw Meridian, Mississippi T. 11 N., R. 11 E. The dependent resurvey of a portion of the West Boundary, a portion of the subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of Sections 18 and 19, in Township 11 North, Range 11 East, of the Choctaw Meridian, in the State Mississippi, and was accepted January 31, 2013. We will place a copy of the plat we described in the open files. They will be available to the public as a matter of information. If BLM receives a protest against a survey, as shown on the plat, prior to the date of the official filing, we will stay the filing pending our consideration of the protest. We will not officially file the plats until the day after we have accepted or dismissed all protests and they have become final, including decisions on appeals. Dated: March 8, 2013. Dominica Van Koten, Chief Cadastral Surveyor. [FR Doc. 2013–05920 Filed 3–13–13; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2013–05930 Filed 3–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P BILLING CODE 4310–GJ–P PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 50 (Thursday, March 14, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16292-16293]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-05920]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-IA-2013-N067: FXIA16710900000P5-123-FF09A30000]


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 Federal 
authorization is acquired that allows such activities.

DATES: We must receive comments or requests for documents on or before 
April 15, 2013.

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 street 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, and in consideration of section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), along with 
Executive Order 13576, ``Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and 
Accountable Government,'' and the President's Memorandum for the Heads 
of Executive Departments and Agencies of January 21, 2009--Transparency 
and Open Government (74 FR 4685; January 26, 2009), which call on all 
Federal agencies to promote openness and transparency in Government by 
disclosing information to the public, we invite public comment on these 
permit applications before final action is taken.

III. Permit Applications

A. Endangered Species

Applicant: Birmingham Zoo, Inc. Birmingham, AL; PRT-675484
    The applicant requests renewal of their 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:
    Cebidae
    Cercopithecidae
    Felidae (does not include jaguar, margay or ocelot)
    Hominidae
    Hylobatidae
    Lemuridae
    Rhinocerotidae
    Tapiridae
    Accipitridae
Applicant: Animal Conservation Unlimited, dba Animal Interaction Design 
Group, Virginia Beach, VA; PRT-93580A
    The applicant requests a permit to export and re-import 4 male 
captive hatched jackass penguins (Spheniscus demersus) to and from 
Assiniboine Park Zoo, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada for the purpose of 
enhancement of the survival of the species through temporary 
exhibition. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 1-year period.

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Applicant: The Young Scholar, Medina, OH; PRT-98777A
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to 
enhance the species' propagation or survival. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Deborah Voyles, Richmond, TX; PRT-98787A
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii), Eld's deer 
(Rucervus eldii), scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah), Arabian oryx 
(Oryx leucoryx), addax (Addax nasomaculatus), dama gazelle (Nanger 
dama), and red lechwe (Kobus leche) to enhance the species' propagation 
or survival. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the 
applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Deborah Voyles, Richmond, TX; PRT-98788A
    The applicant requests a permit authorizing interstate and foreign 
commerce, export, and cull of excess scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx 
dammah), addax (Addax nasomaculatus), and red lechwe (Kobus leche) from 
the captive herd maintained at their facility, for the purpose of 
enhancement of the survival of the species. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Marcus Franco de Andrade, Miramar, FL; PRT-98491A
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the red siskin (Carduelis cucullata) to enhance the 
species' propagation or survival. This notification covers activities 
to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: William Espenshade, San Diego, CA; PRT-98490A
    The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 
50 CFR 17.21(g) for the radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) to 
enhance the species' propagation or survival. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego; PRT-96390A
    The applicant requests a permit to import eight captive-bred 
African slender-snout crocodiles (Crocodylus cataphractus) from Zoo 
National D'Abidjan, Abidjan, Cote D'ivoire to Zoological Society of San 
Diego, San Diego, California for the purpose of enhancement of the 
survival of the species through breeding. This notification covers 
activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland OH; PRT-692874
    The applicant requests renewal of their captive-bred wildlife 
registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following families, genus 
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
    Cebidae
    Cercopithecidae
    Felidae (does not include jaguar, margay or ocelot)
    Hominidae
    Lemuridae
    Lorisidae
    Rhinocerotidae
    Tapiridae
    Gruidae
    Threskiornithidae
Genus:
    Tragopan
Species:
    Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus)
Applicant: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL; PRT-698170
    The applicant requests renewal of their permit to export and re-
import non-living museum/herbarium specimens of endangered and 
threatened species of plants and animals (excluding bald eagles) 
previously legally accessioned into the permittee's collection for 
scientific research. This notification covers activities to be 
conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period.
Applicant: Brandon Turner, Mobile, AL; PRT-98930A
    The applicant requests a permit to import a 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.

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