Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications, 31977-31978 [2014-12839]

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[FR Doc. 2014–12851 Filed 6–2–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–RK–P PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31977 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R8–ES–2014–N104; 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 July 3, 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 applicant’s name and affiliation 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.). Permit numbers have not been assigned to the three applications for new permits. However, because of the time-sensitive nature of the surveys and research, we are proceeding to provide notice of these applications and solicit input from the public on these activities. We seek review and comment from local, State, and Federal agencies and the public on the following permit requests. SUMMARY: Applicants Applicant: Mary H. Toothman, University of California, Santa Barbara, Satellite Amphibian Research Facility, Santa Barbara, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, mark, release, hold in captivity, and relocate) E:\FR\FM\03JNN1.SGM 03JNN1 31978 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 106 / Tuesday, June 3, 2014 / Notices the mountain yellow-legged frog (northern California Distinct Population Segment (DPS)) (Rana muscosa) and Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog (Rana sierrae) in conjunction with presence/ absence surveys and research on the effects of chytridiomycosis, caused by the amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) throughout the range of each species in California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Applicant: Roland A. Knapp, University of California Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory, Mammoth Lakes, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, mark, release, hold in captivity, and relocate) the mountain yellow-legged frog (northern California DPS) (Rana muscosa) and Sierra Nevada yellowlegged frog (Rana sierrae) in conjunction with presence/absence surveys and long-term surveillance of chytridiomycosis, caused by the amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) throughout the range of each species in California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Applicant: Cathy Brown, U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Albany, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, mark, release, hold in captivity, and relocate) the mountain yellow-legged frog (northern California DPS) (Rana muscosa), Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog (Rana sierrae), and Yosemite toad (Anaxyrus canorus) in conjunction with presence/absence and population surveys on U.S. Forest Service lands, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–844852 sroberts on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Patrick Kleeman, U.S. Geological Survey, Point Reyes Field Station, Point Reyes, California. The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, mark, release, hold in captivity, and relocate) the mountain yellowlegged frog (northern California DPS) (Rana muscosa), Sierra Nevada yellowlegged frog (Rana sierrae), and Yosemite toad (Anaxyrus canorus), in addition to the species already included on the permit in conjunction with presence/ absence and population surveys 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. Dated: May 28, 2014. Darrin Thome, Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2014–12839 Filed 6–2–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–MB–2014–N099; 91100–3740– GRNT 7C] 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 consider proposals for U.S. Standard Grants, one of the types of grants in the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) program, for recommendation to the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (Commission). The grants proposals involve wetland acquisition, restoration, enhancement, and management projects. This meeting is open to the public, and interested SUMMARY: persons may present oral or written statements. The meeting is scheduled for June 26, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you are interested in attending or presenting information, contact the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) by the appropriate deadline (see Public Input under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION). The subsequent meeting at which the Commission will consider the Council’s recommendations is tentatively scheduled for September, 2014. ADDRESSES: The Council meeting will take place at Greenpoint Environmental Learning Center, 3010 Maple Street, Saginaw, MI 48602. 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, MBSP 4075, Arlington, VA 22203. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: About the Council 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. U.S. Standard Grants Program The U.S. Standard Grants Program is a competitive matching grants program that supports public-private partnerships carrying out projects in the United States that further the goals of NAWCA. These projects must involve long-term protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of wetlands and associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated migratory birds. Grant requests may not exceed $1 million, and funding priority is given to grantees or partners new to the NAWCA Grants Program. Project proposal due dates, application instructions, and eligibility requirements are available on the NAWCA Web site at http:// www.fws.gov/birdhabitat/Grants/ NAWCA. Public Input If you wish to: You must contact the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than (1) Attend the Council meeting .................................................................................................................................. (2) Submit written information or questions before the Council meeting for consideration during the meeting ....... June 26, 2014. June 9, 2014. 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[FR Doc No: 2014-12839]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R8-ES-2014-N104; 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 July 3, 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 
applicant's name and affiliation 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.). Permit numbers have not been assigned to the three 
applications for new permits. However, because of the time-sensitive 
nature of the surveys and research, we are proceeding to provide notice 
of these applications and solicit input from the public on these 
activities. We seek review and comment from local, State, and Federal 
agencies and the public on the following permit requests.

Applicants

    Applicant: Mary H. Toothman, University of California, Santa 
Barbara, Satellite Amphibian Research Facility, Santa Barbara, 
California.
    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, 
mark, release, hold in captivity, and relocate)

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the mountain yellow-legged frog (northern California Distinct 
Population Segment (DPS)) (Rana muscosa) and Sierra Nevada yellow-
legged frog (Rana sierrae) in conjunction with presence/absence surveys 
and research on the effects of chytridiomycosis, caused by the 
amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) throughout 
the range of each species in California, for the purpose of enhancing 
the species' survival.
    Applicant: Roland A. Knapp, University of California Sierra Nevada 
Aquatic Research Laboratory, Mammoth Lakes, California.
    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, 
mark, release, hold in captivity, and relocate) the mountain yellow-
legged frog (northern California DPS) (Rana muscosa) and Sierra Nevada 
yellow-legged frog (Rana sierrae) in conjunction with presence/absence 
surveys and long-term surveillance of chytridiomycosis, caused by the 
amphibian chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) throughout 
the range of each species in California, for the purpose of enhancing 
the species' survival.
    Applicant: Cathy Brown, U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Southwest 
Research Station, Albany, California.
    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, 
mark, release, hold in captivity, and relocate) the mountain yellow-
legged frog (northern California DPS) (Rana muscosa), Sierra Nevada 
yellow-legged frog (Rana sierrae), and Yosemite toad (Anaxyrus canorus) 
in conjunction with presence/absence and population surveys on U.S. 
Forest Service lands, for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-844852

    Applicant: Patrick Kleeman, U.S. Geological Survey, Point Reyes 
Field Station, Point Reyes, California.
    The applicant requests an amendment to a permit to take (survey, 
capture, handle, mark, release, hold in captivity, and relocate) the 
mountain yellow-legged frog (northern California DPS) (Rana muscosa), 
Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog (Rana sierrae), and Yosemite toad 
(Anaxyrus canorus), in addition to the species already included on the 
permit in conjunction with presence/absence and population surveys 
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.

    Dated: May 28, 2014.
Darrin Thome,
Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Sacramento, 
California.
[FR Doc. 2014-12839 Filed 6-2-14; 8:45 am]
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