Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications, 21943-21945 [2014-08926]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 75 / Friday, April 18, 2014 / Notices (9) Tourism, outfitter, and/or guide industries related to hunting and/or shooting sports; and (10) Tribal resource management organizations. The Council will function solely as an advisory body and in compliance with provisions of FACA (5 U.S.C. Appendix). This notice is published in accordance with section 9a(2) of FACA. The certification of renewal is published below. Certification: I hereby certify that the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council (Council) is necessary and is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed on the Department of the Interior under 43 U.S.C. 1457 and provisions of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 (16 U.S.C. 742a), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701), the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997 (16 U.S.C. 668dd), and Executive Order 13443, Facilitation of Hunting Heritage and Wildlife Conservation. Dated: February 5, 2014. Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior. Purpose of Meeting: The meeting will be held on May 13–15, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. The purpose of the meeting is to convene the full ISAC and to provide expert input and recommendations to NISC federal agencies and their partners on invasive species matters of national importance. While in session, ISAC will: (1) Provide input on priority actions to include in the National Invasive Species Management Plan revision; (2) receive an initial report on a pilot project to protect forest health in an urban setting; (3) finalize an ISAC White Paper on the role of utilization (including harvest) of invasive species in control programs; (4) review a draft report on the management of invasive species in the context of climate change; and, (5) consider technical input and guidance related to invasive species for consideration by the United States Forest Service for inclusion in their Forest Service Handbook. The meeting agenda will be available on the NISC Web site, www.invasivespecies.gov, on or about Friday, April 18, 2014. Supplemental materials will be uploaded to the site on or before Friday May 1, 2014. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Meeting of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 through Wednesday, May 14, 2014; 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 2014; 8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Office of the Secretary ADDRESSES: DATES: [FR Doc. 2014–08844 Filed 4–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P Invasive Species Advisory Committee Office of the Secretary, Interior. Notice of Public Meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee. AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee (ISAC). Comprised of 31 nonfederal invasive species experts and stakeholders from across the nation, the purpose of the Advisory Committee is to provide advice to the National Invasive Species Council, as authorized by Executive Order 13112, on a broad array of issues related to preventing the introduction of invasive species and providing for their control and minimizing the economic, ecological, and human health impacts that invasive species cause. The Council is co-chaired by the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Secretary of Commerce. The duty of the Council is to provide national leadership regarding invasive species issues. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:54 Apr 17, 2014 Jkt 232001 Headquarters of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203. The general session will be held in Room 530. Note: All meeting participants and interested members of the public must be cleared through building security prior to being escorted to the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelsey Brantley, National Invasive Species Council Program Specialist and ISAC Coordinator, Phone: (202) 513– 7243; Fax: (202) 371–1751; email: Kelsey_Brantley@ios.doi.gov. Additional information can also be obtained from the NISC Web site, www.invasivespecies.gov. Dated: April 11, 2014. Lori Williams, Executive Director, National Invasive Species Council. [FR Doc. 2014–08852 Filed 4–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–RK–P PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21943 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R8–ES–2014–N065: FXES11130800000–145–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 recovery permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species. DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or before May 19, 2014. 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. SUMMARY: Applicants Permit No. TE–793640 Applicant: Jerry J. Smith, San Jose, California. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, collect tissue samples and release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) in conjunction with surveys, research, and population monitoring activities in Marin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Luis Obispo Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1 21944 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 75 / Friday, April 18, 2014 / Notices Permit No. TE–233373 Applicant: MaryAnne Flett, Pt. Reyes Station, 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 in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–30908B Applicant: River Partners, Modesto, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, trap, capture, handle, tag, mark collect genetic material, and release) the riparian brush rabbit (Sylvilagus bachmani riparius), take (survey, capture, handle, mark, release, hold in captivity, and relocate) the riparian woodrat (San Joaquin Valley woodrat) (Neotoma fuscipes riparia), and take (nest monitor) the least Bell’s vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction with survey, research, and population monitoring activities at the Dos Rios Ranch, Stanislaus County, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Permit No. TE–817400 Applicant: East Bay Regional Park District, Oakland, California. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, mark, and release) the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris), take (capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander (central Distinct Population Segment (DPS)) (Ambystoma californiense), take (harass by survey, locate and monitor nests) the California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) (Sterna a. b.), take (harass by survey, locate and monitor nests, and candle eggs) the California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus); and 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 surveys and population monitoring activities as specified in the previously issued permit in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Solano, San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Joaquin, and Sacramento Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:54 Apr 17, 2014 Jkt 232001 Permit No. TE–30914B Applicant: Rachel D. Wigginton, Davis, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey) the California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus) and salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) in conjunction with survey activities during marsh plant and invertebrate research in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, and Santa Clara Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–126141 Applicant: Craig Stockwell, Fargo, North Dakota. The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (trap, collect, mark, release, collect specimens, transport, and harass by observation) the Pahrump poolfish (Empetrichthys latos) in conjunction with scientific research activities in Clark and White Pine Counties, Nevada, and in facilities at North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–237086 Applicant: Stillwater Sciences, Berkeley, California. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the California freshwater shrimp (Syncaris pacifica) in conjunction with surveys and demographic studies throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–198917 Applicant: Stillwater Sciences, McKinleyville, California. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) 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–101154 Applicant: Douglas C. Rischbieter, Arnold, California. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, collect, and release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) in conjunction with surveys, genetic research, and population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Permit No. TE–31222B Applicant: Rachel C. Gardiner, Sacramento, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey) the California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus) in conjunction with survey activities in Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–31221B Applicant: Danielle A. Mullen, Encinitas, 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–075112 Applicant: Gregory K. Chatman, Ashton, Idaho. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–102310 Applicant: Mitchell C. Dallas, Morro Bay, 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–081298 Applicant: Daniel H. Weinberg, Albany, 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 E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 75 / Friday, April 18, 2014 / Notices fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi), and take (capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS and Sonoma County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species in California and Oregon for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–48210A Applicant: Area West Environmental, Orangevale, California. The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, conduct drift fence survey study, collect tissue samples, and release) the California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS and Sonoma County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense), and reduce and remove to possession (collect) the Orcuttia viscida (Sacramento Orcutt grass) in conjunction with surveys, research, population monitoring, and seed distribution study throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–217402–1 Applicant: Julie M. Love, Santa Barbara, California. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, release, measure and record morphological data, and photograph) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) in conjunction with survey, population monitoring, and research activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Permit No. TE–101151 Applicant: Eric A. Bailey, San Marcos, California. The applicant requests an amendment to 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–022181 Applicant: David J. Ezell, Hemet, California. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:54 Apr 17, 2014 Jkt 232001 The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–827493 Applicant: Brian M. Leatherman, Yorba Linda, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), and take (locate and monitor nests and remove brown-headed cowbird eggs and chicks from parasitized nests) the least Bell’s vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction with survey and population monitoring activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–796835 Applicant: Thomas E. Kucera, San Rafael, California. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey, capture, handle, mark, measure, and release) the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris), Fresno kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides exilis), giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens), and Tipton kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides nitratoides) 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–107075 Applicant: Steven D. Powell, San Pablo, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey, capture, handle, and release) the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) and the San Francisco garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia), and take (capture, handle, release, and collect vouchers) the California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS and Sonoma County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–045937 Applicant: Edwin D. Grosholz, Davis, California. The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (harass by survey) the California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus) in conjunction PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 21945 with survey activities in Alameda County, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–800291 Applicant: Anne Wallace, Nevada City, 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 (capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS and Sonoma County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense); take (harass by survey and monitor nests) the California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) (Sterna a. b.); and take (harass by survey) the California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus) in conjunction with survey and population monitoring 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. 2014–08926 Filed 4–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R8-ES-2014-N065: FXES11130800000-145-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 recovery permits to 
conduct certain activities with endangered species.

DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or 
before May 19, 2014.

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-793640

Applicant: Jerry J. Smith, San Jose, California.
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, collect tissue samples and release) the tidewater goby 
(Eucyclogobius newberryi) in conjunction with surveys, research, and 
population monitoring activities in Marin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, 
Monterey, and San Luis Obispo Counties, California, for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

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Permit No. TE-233373

Applicant: MaryAnne Flett, Pt. Reyes Station, 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 in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, 
Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma 
Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-30908B

Applicant: River Partners, Modesto, California.
    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, trap, capture, 
handle, tag, mark collect genetic material, and release) the riparian 
brush rabbit (Sylvilagus bachmani riparius), take (survey, capture, 
handle, mark, release, hold in captivity, and relocate) the riparian 
woodrat (San Joaquin Valley woodrat) (Neotoma fuscipes riparia), and 
take (nest monitor) the least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in 
conjunction with survey, research, and population monitoring activities 
at the Dos Rios Ranch, Stanislaus County, California, for the purpose 
of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-817400

Applicant: East Bay Regional Park District, Oakland, California.
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, mark, and 
release) the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris), 
take (capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander 
(central Distinct Population Segment (DPS)) (Ambystoma californiense), 
take (harass by survey, locate and monitor nests) the California least 
tern (Sternula antillarum browni) (Sterna a. b.), take (harass by 
survey, locate and monitor nests, and candle eggs) the California 
clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus); and 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 surveys and population monitoring activities as 
specified in the previously issued permit in Alameda, Contra Costa, 
Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Solano, San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Mateo, San 
Joaquin, and Sacramento Counties, California, for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-30914B

    Applicant: Rachel D. Wigginton, Davis, California.
    The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey) the 
California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus) and salt marsh 
harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) in conjunction with survey 
activities during marsh plant and invertebrate research in Alameda, 
Contra Costa, Marin, and Santa Clara Counties, California, for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-126141

Applicant: Craig Stockwell, Fargo, North Dakota.
    The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (trap, 
collect, mark, release, collect specimens, transport, and harass by 
observation) the Pahrump poolfish (Empetrichthys latos) in conjunction 
with scientific research activities in Clark and White Pine Counties, 
Nevada, and in facilities at North Dakota State University, Fargo, 
North Dakota, for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-237086

Applicant: Stillwater Sciences, Berkeley, California.
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, and release) the California freshwater shrimp 
(Syncaris pacifica) in conjunction with surveys and demographic studies 
throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-198917

Applicant: Stillwater Sciences, McKinleyville, California.
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, and release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius 
newberryi) 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-101154

Applicant: Douglas C. Rischbieter, Arnold, California.
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, collect, and release) the tidewater goby 
(Eucyclogobius newberryi) in conjunction with surveys, genetic 
research, and population monitoring activities throughout the range of 
the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-31222B

Applicant: Rachel C. Gardiner, Sacramento, California.
    The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey) the 
California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus) in conjunction 
with survey activities in Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, for 
the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-31221B

Applicant: Danielle A. Mullen, Encinitas, 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-075112

Applicant: Gregory K. Chatman, Ashton, Idaho.
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey by pursuit) 
the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in 
conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species 
in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-102310

Applicant: Mitchell C. Dallas, Morro Bay, 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-081298

Applicant: Daniel H. Weinberg, Albany, 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

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fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole 
shrimp (Lepidurus packardi), and take (capture, handle, and release) 
the California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS and Sonoma 
County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with survey 
activities throughout the range of each species in California and 
Oregon for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-48210A

Applicant: Area West Environmental, Orangevale, California.
    The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (harass by 
survey, capture, handle, conduct drift fence survey study, collect 
tissue samples, and release) the California tiger salamander (Santa 
Barbara County DPS and Sonoma County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense), 
and reduce and remove to possession (collect) the Orcuttia viscida 
(Sacramento Orcutt grass) in conjunction with surveys, research, 
population monitoring, and seed distribution study throughout the range 
of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-217402-1

Applicant: Julie M. Love, Santa Barbara, California.
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, release, measure and record morphological data, and 
photograph) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) in conjunction 
with survey, population monitoring, and research activities throughout 
the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Permit No. TE-101151

Applicant: Eric A. Bailey, San Marcos, California.
    The applicant requests an amendment to 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-022181

Applicant: David J. Ezell, Hemet, California.
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey by pursuit) 
the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in 
conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of each species 
in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-827493

Applicant: Brian M. Leatherman, Yorba Linda, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey) 
the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), and 
take (locate and monitor nests and remove brown-headed cowbird eggs and 
chicks from parasitized nests) the least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii 
pusillus) in conjunction with survey and population monitoring 
activities throughout the range of each species in California for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-796835

Applicant: Thomas E. Kucera, San Rafael, California.
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey, capture, 
handle, mark, measure, and release) the salt marsh harvest mouse 
(Reithrodontomys raviventris), Fresno kangaroo rat (Dipodomys 
nitratoides exilis), giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens), and Tipton 
kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides nitratoides) 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-107075

Applicant: Steven D. Powell, San Pablo, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey, capture, 
handle, and release) the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys 
raviventris) and the San Francisco garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis 
tetrataenia), and take (capture, handle, release, and collect vouchers) 
the California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS and Sonoma 
County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with survey 
activities throughout the range of each species in California for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-045937

Applicant: Edwin D. Grosholz, Davis, 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 in Alameda County, California, for 
the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-800291

Applicant: Anne Wallace, Nevada City, 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 (capture, handle, and release) the 
California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS and Sonoma County 
DPS) (Ambystoma californiense); take (harass by survey and monitor 
nests) the California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) (Sterna 
a. b.); and take (harass by survey) the California clapper rail (Rallus 
longirostris obsoletus) in conjunction with survey and population 
monitoring 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. 2014-08926 Filed 4-17-14; 8:45 am]
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