Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits, 62453-62460 [2014-24702]

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TITLE V, FEDERAL SURPLUS PROPERTY PROGRAM FEDERAL REGISTER REPORT FOR 10/17/2014 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Unsuitable Properties Building California Building 21134, Storage Warehouse Marine Corps Air Station Miramar San Diego CA Landholding Agency: Navy Property Number: 77201440006 Status: Excess Comments: property located in Military runway clear zone; public access denied & no alternative method to gain access w/out compromising national security. Reasons: Within airport runway clear zone; Secured Area Building 21131, Storage Warehouse Marine Corps Air Station Miramar San Diego CA Landholding Agency: Navy Property Number: 77201440007 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 16, 2014 Jkt 235001 Status: Excess Comments: property located in Military runway clear zone; public access denied & no alternative method to gain access w/out compromising national security. Reasons: Within airport runway clear zone; Secured Area [FR Doc. 2014–24687 Filed 10–16–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R4–ES–2014–N214; 40120–1112– 0000–F2] Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. 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 (ESA) prohibits activities with listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. DATES: We must receive written data or comments on the applications at the address given below by November 17, 2014. SUMMARY: Documents and other information submitted with the applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents to the following office within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30345 (Attn: David Dell, Permit Coordinator). ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Romito, 10(a)(1)(A) Permit Coordinator, telephone 404–679–7101; facsimile 404–678–7081. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public is invited to comment on the following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with endangered and threatened species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and our regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 17. This notice is provided under section 10(c) of the Act. PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62453 If you wish to comment, you may submit comments by any one of the following methods. You may mail comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section) or send them via electronic mail (email) to: permitsR4ES@fws.gov. Please include your name and return address in your email message. If you do not receive a confirmation from the Fish and Wildlife Service that we have received your email message, contact us directly at the telephone number listed above (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Finally, you may hand-deliver comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service office listed above (see ADDRESSES). Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comments, 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 comments to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Permit Applications Permit Application Number: TE 083085–2 Applicant: Eric Menges, Venus, Florida The applicant requests authorization to take (remove or reduce to possession parts) of the pygmy fringe tree (Chionanthus pygmaeus), scrub buckwheat (Eriogonum longifolium var. gnaphalifolium), Britton’s beargrass (Nolina brittoniana), Lewton’s milkwort (Polygala lewtonii), scrub plum (Prunus geniculata), and Florida ziziphus (Ziziphus celata), for the purpose of conducting research and recovery activities on federally managed lands in Highlands County, Florida. Permit Application Number: TE 102418–2 Applicant: Paul Catlett, Starke, Florida The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (monitor nests, capture, band, release, collect nonviable eggs, and install artificial cavities) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) while conducting presence/absence surveys and population management activities at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center in Starke, Florida. E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1 62454 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 201 / Friday, October 17, 2014 / Notices Permit Application Number: TE 142294–3 and collection throughout the species’ range in Arkansas and Oklahoma. conducting presence/absence surveys in Kentucky and Tennessee. Applicant: William Holimon, Little Rock, Arkansas The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (harass) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) for the purposes of constructing and monitoring artificial nest cavities and restrictors; for capturing, banding, and translocating birds; and for monitoring populations and nest cavities in Ashley, Monroe, Bradley, and Drew Counties, Arkansas. Permit Application Number: TE 178643–2 Permit Application Number: TE 43704A–1 Applicant: Jeffery West, Columbia, South Carolina Permit Application Number: TE–1 Permit Application Number: TE 25612A–1 Applicant: David Saugey, Jessieville, Arkansas The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), Virginia big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), and Ozark big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens), while conducting presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, and population monitoring throughout the respective species’ ranges. Applicant: Carl Dick, Bowling Green, Kentucky The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, and wingpunch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), Virginia big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), Ozark big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens), Hawaiian hoary bats (Lasiurus cinereus semotus), lesser long-nosed bats (Leptonycteriscurasoae yerbabuenae), and Mexican long-nosed bats (Leptonycteris nivalis) while conducting presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, and population monitoring throughout the species’ respective ranges. The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (capture and temporarily hold for identification) the Carolina heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata) while conducting presence/ absence surveys in North Carolina and South Carolina. Applicant: Stephen Samoray, Nashville, Tennessee The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), Virginia big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), and Ozark big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens), while conducting presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, and population monitoring throughout the species’ respective ranges. Permit Application Number: TE 28597A–1 Applicant: Joseph Alderman, Hillsborough, North Carolina Applicant: Dr. Kathryn Craven, Savannah, Georgia The applicant requests authorization to renew her permit to take (harass, excavate hatched nests, collect hatched eggs, dead embryos and hatchlings) loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta), green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas), Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys kempii), leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea), and hawksbill sea turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) while monitoring nest success and conducting scientific research in Georgia. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Permit Application Number: TE 38397A–1 The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (harass, capture, handle, and release) the following species: Carolina heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata), Appalachian elktoe (Alasmidonta raveneliana), tar river spinymussel (Elliptio steinstansana), dwarf wedgemussel (Alasmidonta heterodon), James spinymussel (Pleurobema collina), little wing pearlymussel (Pegias fabula), and Cape Fear shiner (Notropis mekistocholas), for the purpose of conducting presence/absence surveys in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Permit Application Number: TE 206784–2 Applicant: William Bailey, Searcy, Arkansas The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (capture, tag, translocate, release, and hold) American burying beetles (Nicrophorus americanus) for the purpose of survey VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 16, 2014 Jkt 235001 Permit Application Number: TE 087176–3 Applicant: David Eisenhour, Morehead, Kentucky The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (harass, capture, identify, release) blackside dace (Phoxinus cumberlandensis) while PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Permit Application Number: TE 065756–3 Applicant: John Alderman, Pittsboro, North Carolina The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (capture, identify, and release) the following plant species: Southern acornshell (Epioblasma othcaloogensis), purple bankclimber (Elliptoideus sloatianus), Cumberland bean (Villosa trabalis), purple bean (Villosa perpurpurea), green blossom (Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculum), tubercled blossom (Epioblasma torulosa torulosa), turgid blossom (Epioblasma turgidula), yellow blossom (Epioblasma florentina florentina), white catspaw (Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua), clubshell (Pleurobema clava), black clubshell (Pleurobema curtum), ovate clubshell (Pleurobema perovatum), Southern clubshell (Pleurobema decisum), Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), Southern combshell (Epioblasma penita), upland combshell (Epioblasma metastriata), Appalachian elktoe (Alasmidonta raveneliana), Cumberland elktoe (Alasmidonta atropurpurea), fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria), Arkansas fatmucket (Lampsilis powellii), Alabama Heelsplitter (Potamilus inflatus), Carolina Heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorate), Higgins eye (Lampsilis higginsii), triangular kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus greenii), Alabama lampmussel (Lampsilis virescens), pale lilliput (Toxolasma cylindrellus), winged mapleleaf (Quadrula fragosa), Alabama moccasinshell (Medionidus acutissimus), Coosa moccasinshell (Medionidus parvulus), gulf E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 201 / Friday, October 17, 2014 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES moccasinshell (Medionidus penicillatus), Ochlocknee moccasinshell (Medionidus simpsonianus), Appalachian monkeyface (Quadrula sparsa), Cumberland monkeyface (Quadrula intermedia), orangenacre mucket (Lampsilis perovalis), pink mucket (Lampsilis abrupta), oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), scaleshell mussel (Leptodea leptodon), Louisiana pearlshell (Margaritifera hembeli), birdwing pearlymussel (Conradilla caelata), cracking pearlymussel (Hemistena lata), Curtis pearlymussel (Epioblasma florentina curtisii), dromedary pearlymussel (Dromus dromas), littlewing pearlymussel (Pegias fabula), Cumberland pigtoe (Pleurobema gibberum), dark pigtoe (Pleurobema furvum), finerayed pigtoe (Fusconaia cuneolus), flat pigtoe (Pleurobema marshalli), Georgia pigtoe (Pleurobema hanleyianum), heavy pigtoe (Pleurobema taitianum), oval pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme), rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum), shiny pigtoe (Fusconaia cor), Southern pigtoe (Pleurobema georgianum), orangefoot pimpleback (Plethobasus cooperianus), fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax), finelined pocketbook (Lampsilis altilis), Ouachita rock pocketbook (Arkansia wheeleri), shinyrayed pocketbook (Lampsilis subangulata), speckled pocketbook (Lampsilis streckeri), purple cat’s paw (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata), rough rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica strigillata), northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana), tan riffleshell (Epioblasma florentina walkeri (=E. walkeri), Ring pink (Obovaria retusa), Chipola slabshell (Elliptio chipolaensis), James spinymussel (Pleurobema collina), Tar River spinymussel (Elliptio steinstansana), stirrupshell (Quadrula stapes), fat three-ridge (Amblema neislerii), white wartyback, (Plethobasus cicatricosus), dwarf wedgemussel (Alasmidonta heterodon), and Altamaha spinymussel (Elliptio spinosa). The take would occur while the applicant engaged in conducting presence/ absence surveys and translocations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida, and Arkansas. Permit Application Number: TE 97394A–2 Applicant: Zackary Couch, Pleasureville, Kentucky The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 16, 2014 Jkt 235001 collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), Northern long eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis), and Virginia big eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), while conducting presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, and population monitoring throughout the species’ ranges. Permit Application Number: TE 139474–7 Applicant: Dennis Ford, Little Rock, Arkansas The applicant requests authorization to take (harass) the American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) while conducting research activities in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas. Permit Application Number: TE 63633A–3 Applicant: David Evers, Gorham, Maine The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-punch) northern longeared bats (Myotis septentrionalis) while conducting presence/absence surveys in Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Virginia, Minnesota, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Missouri. Permit Application Number: TE 13910A–2 Applicant: Terry Derting, Murray, Kentucky The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-punch, and selectively euthanize for white nose syndrome testing) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), Virginia big eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), Ozark big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens), and northern long eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis), while conducting presence/absence surveys and studies to document habitat use in Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, and West Virginia. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62455 Permit Application Number: TE 084047–4 Applicant: Maria Zondervan, Maitland, Florida The applicant requests authorization to take (harass) the red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) and Florida scrub jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens) for the purposes of constructing and monitoring artificial nest cavities and restrictors; for capturing, banding, and the translocation of birds; and for monitoring populations and nest cavities on lands managed by the St. John’s River Management District in Florida. Permit Application Number: TE 092854–2 Applicant: Samuel Van Hook, Babson Park, Florida The applicant requests authorization to take (harass and insert artificial nest cavities) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) while conducting status surveys and habitat enhancement activities in Florida. Permit Application Number: TE 091705–3 Applicant: Peter White, Chapel Hill, North Carolina The applicant requests authorization to possess (collect seeds, spores, sporocarps, cuttings, vegetative material) Amaranthus pumilus (sea beach amaranth), Amphianthus pusillus (little amphianthus), Arabis serotina (shale-barren rockcress), Carex lutea (golden sedge), Clematis socialis (Alabama leather-flower), Echinacea laevigata (smooth-purple coneflower), Geum adiatum (Appalachian avens), Gymnoderma lineare (rock gnome lichen), Helianthus schweinitzii (Schweinitz’s sunflower), Hexastylis naniflora (dwarf-flowered hartleaf), Hudsonia montana (mountain goldenheartleaf), Isoetes melanospora (blackspore quillwort), Isoetes tegetiformans (Merlin’s-grass), Liatris helleri (Heller’s gayfeather), Lysimachia asperulaefolia (rough- leaved loosestrife), Oxypolis canbyi (Canby’s dropwort), Pityopsis ruthii (Ruth’s golden aster), Ptilimnium nodosum (harparella), Rhus michauxii (Michaux’s sumac), Sagittaria fasciculata (bunched arrowhead), Sagittaria secundifolia (little river arrowhead), Sarracenia jonesii (mountain sweet pitcher-plant), Sarracenia oreophila (green pitcherplant), Scutellaria montana (largeflower skullcap), Solidago spithamaea (blue ridge goldenrod), Spiraea virginiana (Virginia spirea), Thalictrum cooleyi E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1 62456 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 201 / Friday, October 17, 2014 / Notices (Cooley’s meadowrue), Trifolium stoloniferum (running buffalo clover), sensitive joint-vetch (Aeschynomene virginica), Virginia round-leaf birch (Betula uber), Roan Mountain bluet (Hedyotis purpurea var. montana), swamp pink (Helonias bullata), American chaffseed (Schwalbea americana), and white irisette (Sisyrinchium dichotomum), throughout the species’ ranges on federally managed lands in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland. Permit Application Number: TE 119937–3 Applicant: Susan Loeb, Clemson, South Carolina The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and northern long-eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis), while conducting presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, and population monitoring in North and South Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Permit Application Number: TE 129703–5 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Mitch Green, Frankfort, Kentucky The applicant requests authorization to renew his existing permit to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-punch, and selectively euthanize for white nose syndrome testing) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), northern long-eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis), and Virginia big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus) while conducting presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, and population monitoring in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Alabama. The applicant also requests authorization to take (harass) the clubshell (Pleurobema clava), scaleshell (Leptodea leptodon), and northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana) while conducting presence/absence surveys in North Carolina, Alabama, and West Virginia. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 16, 2014 Jkt 235001 Permit Application Number: TE 38519A–1 Permit Application Number: TE 108584–6 Applicant: Joshua Hofkes, Tallahassee, Florida Applicant: Tim Nehus, Lebanon, Tennessee The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, hold temporarily, release, and translocate) Nashville crayfish (Orconectes shoupi), birdwing pearlymussel (Conradilla caelata), oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), tan riffleshell (Epioblasma walkeri), Cumberland monkeyface (Quadrula intermedia), orangefoot pimpleback (Plethobasus cooperianus), Cumberland elktoe (Alasmidonta atropurpurea), Appalachian elktoe (Alasmidonta raveneliana), fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria (irrorata)), dromedary pearlymussel (Dromus dromus), Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), yellow-blossom pearlymussel (Epioblasma florentina), upland combshell (Epioblasma metastriata), Southern acornshell (Epioblasma othcaloogensis), greenblossom pearlymussel (Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculum), tuberculedblossom pearlymussel (Epioblasma torulosa torulosa), turgid-blossom pearlymussel (Epioblasma turgidula), purple catspaw (Epioblasma obliquata), fine-lined pocketbook (Lampsilis altilis), pink mucket pearlymussel (Lampsilis abrupta), Alabama lampmussel (Lampsilis virescens), Alabama moccasinshell (Medionidus acutissimus), Coosa moccasinshell (Medionidus parvulus), ring-pink mussel (Obovaria retusa), little-wing pearlymussel (Pegias fabula), white warty-back (Plethobasus cicatricosus), clubshell (Pleurobema clava), Southern clubshell (Pleurobema decisum), Southern pigtoe (Pleurobema georgianum), Cumberland pigtoe (Pleurobema gibberum), ovate clubshell (Pleurobema perovatum), rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum), triangular kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus greeni), rough rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica strigillata), winged mapleleaf (Quadrula fragosa), Appalachian monkeyface (Quadrula sparsa), pale lilliput (Toxolasma cylindrellus), Cumberland bean pearlymussel (Villosa trabalis), purple bean (Villosa perpurpurea), blue shiner (Cyprinella caerulea), slender chub (Erimystax cahni), slackwater darter (Etheostoma boschungi), duskytail darter (Etheostoma percnurum), jewel darter (Etheostoma sp.), boulder darter (Etheostoma wapiti), spotfin chub (Cyprinella monacha), palezone shiner (Notropis albizonatus), smoky madtom (Noturus baileyi), yellowfin madtom (Noturus flavipinnis), pygmy madtom (Noturus stanauli), The applicant requests authorization to take (harass, capture, and translocate) gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) for the purpose of conducting population surveys and removing tortoises from development sites to suitable alternative habitat in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. Permit Application Number: TE 810274–11 Applicant: Peter Droppelman, Louisville, Kentucky The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, and wing-punch, Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), Virginia big eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), northern long eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis), and Ozark big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) while conducting presence/absence surveys and studies to document habitat use in the following States: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio. Permit Application Number: TE 71613A–1 Applicant: Gary McCracken, Knoxville, Tennessee The applicant requests authorization to permittee is authorized to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair and fecal samples, conduct radio-telemetry, and PIT-tag) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), northern longeared bats (Myotis septentrionalis), and gray bats (Myotis grisescens) while conducting presence/absence surveys and studies to document habitat use in Tennessee, Missouri, and the Fern and Sauta caves in Jackson County, Alabama. PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 201 / Friday, October 17, 2014 / Notices amber darter (Percina antesella), Conasauga logperch (Percina jenkinsi), snail darter (Percina tanasi), and blackside dace (Phoxinus cumberlandensis), while conducting presence and absence studies and translocation activities throughout the species’ ranges in the State of Tennessee. Permit Application Number: TE 41910B–0 Applicant: Scott Rush, Starkville, Mississippi The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, and wing-punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and northern long eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis) while conducting presence/absence surveys and studies to document habitat use in Mississippi. Permit Application Number: TE 37951B–0 Applicant: Michael LaVoie, Cherokee, North Carolina The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, attach transmitters, light-tag, wing-punch, and selectively euthanize for white nose syndrome testing) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) in Jackson, Swain, Graham, and Cherokee Counties in North Carolina, while conducting presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, and population monitoring. Permit Application Number: TE 37967B–0 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect blood, fecal, and hair samples, band, attach transmitters, light-tag, and wing-punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), Virginia big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), and Ozark bigeared bats (Corynorhinus townsendiiingens) while conducting presence/absence surveys and other research activities throughout the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 16, 2014 Jkt 235001 species’ ranges in Arkansas, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, and Kentucky. Permit Application Number: TE 37652B–0 Permit Application Number: TE 37900B–0 Applicant: Bambi Teague, Asheville, North Carolina Applicant: Sarah Lauerman, Gainesville, Florida The applicant requests authorization take (harass) the following species: Carolina Northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus), Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), bog turtle (Clemmys muhlenbergii), Roanoke logperch (Percina rex), spruce-fir moss spider (Microhexura montivaga), and Mitchell’s satyr (Neonympha mitchellii) for the purposes of conducting population studies throughout the species’ ranges in Virginia and North Carolina. The applicant requests authorization to take (harass, nest monitor, capture, band, and translocate) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) for the purposes of constructing and monitoring artificial nest cavities and restrictors; for capturing, banding, and translocation of birds; and for monitoring populations and nest cavities in Osceola National Forest. Permit Application Number: TE 37524B–0 Applicant: Kathy Heym, Tampa Florida The applicant requests authorization to take (hold for veterinary) loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta), green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas), Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys kempii), leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea), hawksbill sea turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata), and Olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) at the Florida Aquarium located in Tampa, Florida. Permit Application Number: TE 37530B–0 Applicant: Kelly Morrison, Nashville, Tennessee Permit Application Number: TE 37666B–0 The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, hold temporarily, release, and translocate) Nashville crayfish (Orconectes shoupi) for the purpose of minimizing effects of development projects on individual specimens in Davidson and Williamson Counties, Tennessee. Applicant: Jessica Allen, Bronx, New York Permit Application Number: TE 37661B–0 The applicant requests authorization to take (collect squamules) rock gnome lichens (Gymnoderma lineare) for the purpose of conducting population genetics research in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Pisgah National Forest, and Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina. Applicant: William McCartney, Morton, Mississippi Permit Application Number: TE 37663B–0 Applicant: Matthew Grilliot, Opelika, Alabama 62457 Applicant: Rebecca Ijames, Central City, Kentucky The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, attach transmitters, light-tag, and wing-punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and northern long eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis) while conducting presence/absence surveys and studies to document habitat use in Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, and Missouri. PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, attach transmitters, light-tag, and wing-punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) and northern long-eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis) while conducting presence/absence surveys and studies to document habitat use in Louisiana. Permit Application Number: TE 105674–2 Applicant: Stephen Shurter, White Oak Conservation Holdings LLC, Yulee, Florida The applicant requests authorization to take (harass, maintain in captivity, and release) Mississippi sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis pulla) throughout the species’ range in Mississippi. E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1 62458 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 201 / Friday, October 17, 2014 / Notices Permit Application Number: TE 39433B–0 Permit Application Number: TE 41705B–0 Applicant: Linda Edwards, Smyrna, Georgia Applicant: John Mulvena, Naples Zoo Inc. Naples, Florida The applicant requests authorization to take (possess) the Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi) for the purposes of rehabilitation and public education at the Naples Zoo in Caribbean Gardens, Naples, Florida. The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, hold temporarily, and release) the bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii), eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon couperi), gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus), and spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata) for the purpose of conducting presence/absence surveys in Georgia. Permit Application Number: TE 171518–1 Applicant: Norman L. Wagoner, Ouachita National Forest, Hot Springs, Arkansas The applicant requests authorization to take (survey, capture, band, radio-tag, translocate, and install artificial structures) the red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) for the purposes of constructing and monitoring artificial nest cavities and restrictors; for capturing, banding, and translocating birds; and for monitoring populations and nest cavities in Oklahoma and Arkansas. Permit Application Number: TE 070846–3 Applicant: Jeffrey Walters, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia The applicant requests authorization to take (monitor nests, capture, band, radio-tag, collect blood, construct cavities, and translocate) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) for the purposes of banding juveniles and adults, monitoring populations and nest cavities, and for conducting basic research and recovery activities in Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Permit Application Number: TE 084054–3 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: James Orr, URS Corporation, Franklin, Tennessee The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, release, and translocate) Nashville crayfish (Orconectes shoupi) and Anthony’s river snail (Athernia anthonyi) while conducting presence/absence surveys, population estimates, age class determination, and relocation activities in Alabama and Tennessee. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 16, 2014 Jkt 235001 Permit Application Number: TE 056510–5 Applicant: Joseph Pechmann, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina The applicant requests authorization to renew his existing permit to take (capture, examine, measure, mark, tag, and temporarily hold) dusky gopher frogs (Rana sevosa) for the purpose of conducting studies to evaluate habitat requirements. Permit Application Number: TE 061005–3 Applicant: Rickard Myers, International Carnivorous Plant Society Inc. Walnut Creek, California The applicant requests authorization to sell in interstate commerce seeds of cultivated green pitcher-plant (Sarracenia oreophil), Alabama cane break pitcher-plant (Sarracenia rubra spp. alabamensis), mountain sweet pitcher-plant (Sarracenia rubra spp. jonesii), and Godrey’s butterwort (Pinquicula ionantha) for propagation throughout the United States. Permit Application Number: TE 40178B–0 for the purposes of implementing recovery activities in in the lower Mississippi River from the mouth of the Missouri River to the mouth of the Mississippi River. Permit Application Number: TE 41966B–0 Applicant: Nicole McCaskill, Sandhills State Forest, Patrick, South Carolina The applicant requests authorization to take (harass, nest monitor, capture, band, and translocate) the red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) for the purposes of constructing and monitoring artificial nest cavities and restrictors; for capturing, banding, and translocating birds; and for monitoring populations and nest cavities in South Carolina’s Sand Hills State Forest. Permit Application Number: TE 102324–2 Applicant: Thomas Dickinson, Catena Group, Hillsborough, North Carolina The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (collect relict shells, capture, identify, photograph, and release) James spinymussel (Pleurobema collina), tar spinymussel (Elliptio steinstansana), dwarf-wedge mussel (Alasmidonta heterodon), Carolina heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata), Appalachian elktoe (Alasmidonta raveneliana), littlewing pearlymussel (Pegias fabula), oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), and Cumberland bean (Villosa trabalis), while conducting presence/absence surveys throughout the species’ ranges in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Applicant: Eric Washington, Lexington, Kenkucky The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, and wing-punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) while conducting presence/absence surveys and studies to document habitat use throughout the species’ ranges. Permit Application Number: TE 040423–4 Permit Application Number: TE 045109–4 Applicant: Larry Wood, McClellanville, South Carolina The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (harass) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) for the purposes of constructing and monitoring artificial nest cavities and restrictors; for capturing, banding, and translocating Applicant: Jack Killgore, US Army ERDC WES, Vicksburg, Mississippi The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (capture, hold temporarily, relocate, and release) pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Applicant: Kevin Roe, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa The applicant request authorization to take (capture, photograph, examine, remove small appendages (swimmerettes), and release) Kentucky cave shrimp (Palaemonias ganteri) for the purposes of conducting phylogenetic studies in Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky. Permit Application Number: TE 033469–5 E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 201 / Friday, October 17, 2014 / Notices birds; and for monitoring populations and nest cavities in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. Permit Application Number: TE 100012–2 Permit Application Number: TE 066980–4 Applicant: Brandon Rutledge, JW Jones Ecological Research Center, Newton, Georgia The applicant requests authorization to take (harass) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) for the purposes conducting restoration and genetic research activities at the JW Jones Ecological Research Center in Newton, Georgia. Permit Application Number: TE 43261B–0 Applicant: Ann Altman, South Carolina Department of Transportation, Columbia, South Carolina The applicant requests authorization to take (harass) James spinymussel (Pleurobema collina), tar spinymussel (Elliptio steinstansana), dwarf-wedge mussel (Alasmidonta heterodon), Carolina heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata), Atlantic pigtoe (Fusconaia masoni), Brook floater (Alsmidonta varicose), Carolina creekshell (Villosa vaugnhiana), green floater (Lasmigona subviridis), Savanna Lilliput (Taxolasma pullus), and yellow lampmussel (Lampsilis cariosa) for the purpose of conducting presence/absence surveys in North Carolina and South Carolina. Permit Application Number: TE 43264B–0 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Nicole Riddle, South Carolina Department of Transportation, Columbia, South Carolina The applicant requests authorization to (take) James spinymussel (Pleurobema collina), tar spinymussel (Elliptio steinstansana), dwarf-wedge mussel (Alasmidonta heterodon), Carolina heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata), Atlantic pigtoe (Fusconaia masoni), Brook floater (Alsmidonta varicose), Carolina creekshell (Villosa vaugnhiana) green floater (Lasmigona subviridis), Savannah lilliput (Taxolasma pullus), and yellow lampmussel (Lampsilis cariosa) for the purpose of conducting presence/absence surveys in North Carolina and South Carolina. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 16, 2014 Jkt 235001 62459 Permit Application Number: TE 386424A–1 Applicant: Michael Reynolds, Share the Beach, Gulf Shores, Alabama The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (monitor, photograph, excavate and relocate nests, temporarily hold nestlings, and release nestlings) green (Chelonia mydas), Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempi), and loggerhead (Caretta caretta) sea turtles while monitoring and protecting nests, throughout the species’ ranges on the Alabama Gulf Coast in Baldwin and Mobile Counties, Alabama. Applicant: Kenneth Meyer, Avian Research and Conservation Institute, Gainesville, Florida The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, weigh, measure, examine, collect blood and tissues, sex, band, attach scientific devices, release, and salvage) everglades snail kites (Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus) for the purpose of scientific study and to determine potential contaminant levels in the following Florida counties: Osceola, Polk, Glades, Palm Beach, Hendry, Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Collier. Permit Application Number: TE 016270–9 Applicant: Michael Barron, US Army, Fort Benning, Georgia The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (harass) endangered red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) for the purposes of constructing and monitoring artificial nest cavities and restrictors; for capturing, banding, and translocation of birds; and for monitoring populations and nest cavities at the Fort Benning Army Base and throughout species’ range as coordinated with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Permit Application Number: TE 132772–1 Applicant: John Moran, US Forest Service, Montgomery, Alabama The applicant requests authorization to take (capture examine, and release) the following species: Cahaba shiner (Notropis cahabae), Cumberlandian Combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), upland Combshell (Epioblasma metastriata), southern acornshell (Epioblasma othcaloogensis), Coosa moccasinshell (Medionidus parvulus), southern clubshell (Pleurobema decisum), dark pigtoe (Pleurobema furvum), southern pigtoe (Pleurobema geogianum), ovate clubshell (Pleurobema perovatum), triangular kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus greenii), flat pebblesnail (Lepyrium showalteri), lacy elimia (Elimia crenatella), cylindrical lioplax (Lioplax cyclostomaformis), Tulotoma snail (Tulotoma magnifica), rush darter (Etheostoma phytophilum), southern sandshell (Hamiota oustralis), Alabama pearlshell (Margaritifera marrianae), fuzzy pigtoe (Pieurobema strodeanum), and Southern kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus jonesi), for the purposes of conducting land management and basic research activities throughout the species’ ranges on National Forests in Alabama. PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Permit Application Number: TE 069754–5 Applicant: Gerald Dinkins, Dinkins Biological Consulting, Powell, Tennessee The applicant requests authorization to take (harass, capture, handle, identify, release, translocate live specimens, and collect relict shells): 211 species of mussels, while conducting presence/absence surveys in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Maryland. Permit Application Number: TE 069754–5 Applicant: James Godwin, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take (capture, harass, handle, mark, collect tissue and bodily fluid samples, attach/insert scientific devices, relocate, and release) the Alabama red-bellied turtle (Pseudemys alabamensis), eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon couperi), flattened musk turtle (Sternotherus depressus), gopher tortoise (Gopherus Polyphemus), and red hills salamander (Phaeognathus hubrichti) in Alabama and Mississippi. Permit Application Number: TE 47720B–0 Applicant: Hector Perez, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida The applicant requests authorization to take (harvest immature fruits) Harper’s beauty (Harperocallis flava) from Apalachicola National Forest, Liberty County, Florida, for the purpose of cultivating seedlings at the University of Florida Plant Science Greenhouse Facility in Liberty County, Florida. Cultivated seedlings will be E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1 62460 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 201 / Friday, October 17, 2014 / Notices reintroduced to Apalachicola National Forest to aid in recovery and provide information on the germination ecology and seedling establishment of Harper’s Fairy. Permit Application Number: TE 816862–7 Applicant: Joseph Settles, Young and Settles, Winchester, Kentucky The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, tag, and release) northern long-eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis), Virginia big-eared bats (Plecotus townsendii virginianus), Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and 29 species of freshwater mussels, for the purpose of conducting presence/absence surveys studies to document habitat use throughout each species’ respective range in reference to bats, and in the State of Kentucky in reference to mussels. Permit Application Number: TE 48579B–0 Applicant: J. Erik Alford, Ecological Solutions, Roswell, Georgia The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair and tissue samples, swab for white nose syndrome, band, transmitter, light-tag, and wing-punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and northern long-eared bats (Myotis Septentrionalis) while conducting presence/absence surveys and studies to document habitat use in Georgia. Dated: October 9, 2014. Michael Oetker, Acting Regional Director, Region 4. [FR Doc. 2014–24702 Filed 10–16–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P Permit Application Number: TE 94704A–1 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Applicant: Dorothy Brown, Alpharetta, Georgia National Park Service The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, and wing-punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and northern long-eared bats (Myotis Septentrionalis) while conducting presence/absence surveys and studies to document habitat use in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Indiana, Ohio, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois. The applicant also requests authorization to take (capture, handle, tag, and release) Carolina northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus) and bog turtle (Clemmys muhlenbergii) for the same purposes and states listed above. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Permit Application Number: TE 070800–4 Applicant: Ecological Services Inc., Roswell, Georgia The applicant requests authorization to take (capture and release) 45 species of freshwater mussels, 11 species of snails, 20 species of freshwater fish, and 22 species of plants for the purpose of conducting presence/absence surveys in Georgia. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 16, 2014 Jkt 235001 [NPS–NERO–CACO–16911; PPNECACOS0, PPMPSD1Z.YM0000] Notice of Meeting for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission National Park Service, Interior. Meeting Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice sets forth the date of the 296th meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission. SUMMARY: The public meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will be held on Monday, November 17, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. (EASTERN). DATES: The Commission members will meet in the conference room at park headquarters, 99 Marconi Site Road, Wellfleet, Massachusetts 02667. The 296th meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission will take place on Monday, November 17, 2014, at 1:00 p.m., in the meeting room at Headquarters, 99 Marconi Station Road, in Wellfleet, Massachusetts to discuss the following: 1. Adoption of Agenda 2. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting (September 29, 2014) 3. Reports of Officers 4. Reports of Subcommittees Update of Pilgrim Nuclear Plant Emergency Planning Subcommittee 5. Superintendent’s Report Nauset Spit Update ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Kiteboarding Update Shorebird Management Planning National Park Service Centennial Healthy Parks, Healthy People Improved Properties/Town Bylaws Herring River Wetland Restoration Highlands Center Update Ocean Stewardship Topics— Shoreline Change Climate Friendly Parks 6. Old Business Continue Discussion of NSTAR Spraying Plans, Clearing Alternatives and Utility Right-ofWays Live Lightly Campaign Progress Report 7. New Business Presentation of Draft Section 208 Water Quality Plan Update for Cape Cod and CCNS Comments (Possible Vote) Outer Cape Bike Trail Master Plan Update 8. Date and Agenda for Next Meeting 9. Public Comment 10. Adjournment FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Further information concerning the meeting may be obtained from George E. Price, Jr., Superintendent, Cape Cod National Seashore, 99 Marconi Site Road, Wellfleet, MA 02667, or via telephone at (508) 771–2144. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission was reestablished pursuant to Public Law 87–126, as amended by Public Law 105–280. The purpose of the Commission is to consult with the Secretary of the Interior, or her designee, with respect to matters relating to the development of Cape Cod National Seashore, and with respect to carrying out the provisions of sections 4 and 5 of the Act establishing the Seashore. The meeting is open to the public. It is expected that 15 persons will be able to attend the meeting in addition to Commission members. Interested persons may make oral/written presentations to the Commission during the business meeting or file written statements. Such requests should be made to the park superintendent prior to the meeting. Before including your address, telephone 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 may 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. E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R4-ES-2014-N214; 40120-1112-0000-F2]


Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 a Federal 
permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA requires that we 
invite public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: We must receive written data or comments on the applications at 
the address given below by November 17, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with the 
applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of 
the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who 
submits a written request for a copy of such documents to the following 
office within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice: U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, 
GA 30345 (Attn: David Dell, Permit Coordinator).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Romito, 10(a)(1)(A) Permit 
Coordinator, telephone 404-679-7101; facsimile 404-678-7081.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public is invited to comment on the 
following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered and threatened species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the 
Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), 
and our regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR 
17. This notice is provided under section 10(c) of the Act.
    If you wish to comment, you may submit comments by any one of the 
following methods. You may mail comments to the Fish and Wildlife 
Service's Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section) or send them via 
electronic mail (email) to: permitsR4ES@fws.gov. Please include your 
name and return address in your email message. If you do not receive a 
confirmation from the Fish and Wildlife Service that we have received 
your email message, contact us directly at the telephone number listed 
above (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Finally, you may hand-
deliver comments to the Fish and Wildlife Service office listed above 
(see ADDRESSES).
    Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comments, 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 comments to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

Permit Applications

Permit Application Number: TE 083085-2

Applicant: Eric Menges, Venus, Florida
    The applicant requests authorization to take (remove or reduce to 
possession parts) of the pygmy fringe tree (Chionanthus pygmaeus), 
scrub buckwheat (Eriogonum longifolium var. gnaphalifolium), Britton's 
beargrass (Nolina brittoniana), Lewton's milkwort (Polygala lewtonii), 
scrub plum (Prunus geniculata), and Florida ziziphus (Ziziphus celata), 
for the purpose of conducting research and recovery activities on 
federally managed lands in Highlands County, Florida.

Permit Application Number: TE 102418-2

Applicant: Paul Catlett, Starke, Florida
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(monitor nests, capture, band, release, collect nonviable eggs, and 
install artificial cavities) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides 
borealis) while conducting presence/absence surveys and population 
management activities at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center in Starke, 
Florida.

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Permit Application Number: TE 142294-3

Applicant: William Holimon, Little Rock, Arkansas
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(harass) red[hyphen]cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) for the 
purposes of constructing and monitoring artificial nest cavities and 
restrictors; for capturing, banding, and translocating birds; and for 
monitoring populations and nest cavities in Ashley, Monroe, Bradley, 
and Drew Counties, Arkansas.

Permit Application Number: TE-1

Applicant: Carl Dick, Bowling Green, Kentucky
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, 
salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, 
identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, and wing-
punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), 
Virginia big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), Ozark 
big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens), Hawaiian hoary bats 
(Lasiurus cinereus semotus), lesser long-nosed bats 
(Leptonycteriscurasoae yerbabuenae), and Mexican long-nosed bats 
(Leptonycteris nivalis) while conducting presence/absence surveys, 
studies to document habitat use, and population monitoring throughout 
the species' respective ranges.

Permit Application Number: TE 38397A-1

Applicant: Dr. Kathryn Craven, Savannah, Georgia
    The applicant requests authorization to renew her permit to take 
(harass, excavate hatched nests, collect hatched eggs, dead embryos and 
hatchlings) loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta), green sea turtles 
(Chelonia mydas), Kemp's Ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys kempii), 
leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea), and hawksbill sea 
turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) while monitoring nest success and 
conducting scientific research in Georgia.

Permit Application Number: TE 206784-2

Applicant: William Bailey, Searcy, Arkansas
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(capture, tag, translocate, release, and hold) American burying beetles 
(Nicrophorus americanus) for the purpose of survey and collection 
throughout the species' range in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

Permit Application Number: TE 178643-2

Applicant: Jeffery West, Columbia, South Carolina
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(capture and temporarily hold for identification) the Carolina 
heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata) while conducting presence/absence 
surveys in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Permit Application Number: TE 25612A-1

Applicant: Stephen Samoray, Nashville, Tennessee
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, 
salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, 
identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-
punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), 
Virginia big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), and 
Ozark big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens), while conducting 
presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, and 
population monitoring throughout the species' respective ranges.

Permit Application Number: TE 28597A-1

Applicant: Joseph Alderman, Hillsborough, North Carolina
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(harass, capture, handle, and release) the following species: Carolina 
heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata), Appalachian elktoe (Alasmidonta 
raveneliana), tar river spinymussel (Elliptio steinstansana), dwarf 
wedgemussel (Alasmidonta heterodon), James spinymussel (Pleurobema 
collina), little wing pearlymussel (Pegias fabula), and Cape Fear 
shiner (Notropis mekistocholas), for the purpose of conducting 
presence/absence surveys in North Carolina, South Carolina, and 
Virginia.

Permit Application Number: TE 087176-3

Applicant: David Eisenhour, Morehead, Kentucky
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(harass, capture, identify, release) blackside dace (Phoxinus 
cumberlandensis) while conducting presence/absence surveys in Kentucky 
and Tennessee.

Permit Application Number: TE 43704A-1

Applicant: David Saugey, Jessieville, Arkansas
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, 
salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, 
identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-
punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), 
Virginia big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), and 
Ozark big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens), while conducting 
presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, and 
population monitoring throughout the respective species' ranges.

Permit Application Number: TE 065756-3

Applicant: John Alderman, Pittsboro, North Carolina
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(capture, identify, and release) the following plant species: Southern 
acornshell (Epioblasma othcaloogensis), purple bankclimber 
(Elliptoideus sloatianus), Cumberland bean (Villosa trabalis), purple 
bean (Villosa perpurpurea), green blossom (Epioblasma torulosa 
gubernaculum), tubercled blossom (Epioblasma torulosa torulosa), turgid 
blossom (Epioblasma turgidula), yellow blossom (Epioblasma florentina 
florentina), white catspaw (Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua), clubshell 
(Pleurobema clava), black clubshell (Pleurobema curtum), ovate 
clubshell (Pleurobema perovatum), Southern clubshell (Pleurobema 
decisum), Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), Southern 
combshell (Epioblasma penita), upland combshell (Epioblasma 
metastriata), Appalachian elktoe (Alasmidonta raveneliana), Cumberland 
elktoe (Alasmidonta atropurpurea), fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria), 
Arkansas fatmucket (Lampsilis powellii), Alabama Heelsplitter 
(Potamilus inflatus), Carolina Heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorate), 
Higgins eye (Lampsilis higginsii), triangular kidneyshell 
(Ptychobranchus greenii), Alabama lampmussel (Lampsilis virescens), 
pale lilliput (Toxolasma cylindrellus), winged mapleleaf (Quadrula 
fragosa), Alabama moccasinshell (Medionidus acutissimus), Coosa 
moccasinshell (Medionidus parvulus), gulf

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moccasinshell (Medionidus penicillatus), Ochlocknee moccasinshell 
(Medionidus simpsonianus), Appalachian monkeyface (Quadrula sparsa), 
Cumberland monkeyface (Quadrula intermedia), orangenacre mucket 
(Lampsilis perovalis), pink mucket (Lampsilis abrupta), oyster mussel 
(Epioblasma capsaeformis), scaleshell mussel (Leptodea leptodon), 
Louisiana pearlshell (Margaritifera hembeli), birdwing pearlymussel 
(Conradilla caelata), cracking pearlymussel (Hemistena lata), Curtis 
pearlymussel (Epioblasma florentina curtisii), dromedary pearlymussel 
(Dromus dromas), littlewing pearlymussel (Pegias fabula), Cumberland 
pigtoe (Pleurobema gibberum), dark pigtoe (Pleurobema furvum), 
finerayed pigtoe (Fusconaia cuneolus), flat pigtoe (Pleurobema 
marshalli), Georgia pigtoe (Pleurobema hanleyianum), heavy pigtoe 
(Pleurobema taitianum), oval pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme), rough 
pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum), shiny pigtoe (Fusconaia cor), Southern 
pigtoe (Pleurobema georgianum), orangefoot pimpleback (Plethobasus 
cooperianus), fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax), finelined pocketbook 
(Lampsilis altilis), Ouachita rock pocketbook (Arkansia wheeleri), 
shinyrayed pocketbook (Lampsilis subangulata), speckled pocketbook 
(Lampsilis streckeri), purple cat's paw (Epioblasma obliquata 
obliquata), rough rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica strigillata), 
northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana), tan riffleshell 
(Epioblasma florentina walkeri (=E. walkeri), Ring pink (Obovaria 
retusa), Chipola slabshell (Elliptio chipolaensis), James spinymussel 
(Pleurobema collina), Tar River spinymussel (Elliptio steinstansana), 
stirrupshell (Quadrula stapes), fat three-ridge (Amblema neislerii), 
white wartyback, (Plethobasus cicatricosus), dwarf wedgemussel 
(Alasmidonta heterodon), and Altamaha spinymussel (Elliptio spinosa). 
The take would occur while the applicant engaged in conducting 
presence/absence surveys and translocations in North Carolina, South 
Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida, and Arkansas.

Permit Application Number: TE 97394A-2

Applicant: Zackary Couch, Pleasureville, Kentucky
    The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical 
monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead 
bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect 
hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-punch) Indiana bats 
(Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), Northern long eared 
bats (Myotis septentrionalis), and Virginia big eared bats 
(Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), while conducting presence/
absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, and population 
monitoring throughout the species' ranges.

Permit Application Number: TE 139474-7

Applicant: Dennis Ford, Little Rock, Arkansas
    The applicant requests authorization to take (harass) the American 
burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) while conducting research 
activities in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas.

Permit Application Number: TE 63633A-3

Applicant: David Evers, Gorham, Maine
    The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical 
monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead 
bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect 
hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-punch) northern long-
eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis) while conducting presence/absence 
surveys in Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Virginia, Minnesota, North 
Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Missouri.

Permit Application Number: TE 13910A-2

Applicant: Terry Derting, Murray, Kentucky
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, 
salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, 
identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-
punch, and selectively euthanize for white nose syndrome testing) 
Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), Virginia 
big eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), Ozark big-eared 
bats (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens), and northern long eared bats 
(Myotis septentrionalis), while conducting presence/absence surveys and 
studies to document habitat use in Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, 
Indiana, and West Virginia.

Permit Application Number: TE 084047-4

Applicant: Maria Zondervan, Maitland, Florida
    The applicant requests authorization to take (harass) the 
red[hyphen]cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) and Florida scrub 
jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens) for the purposes of constructing and 
monitoring artificial nest cavities and restrictors; for capturing, 
banding, and the translocation of birds; and for monitoring populations 
and nest cavities on lands managed by the St. John's River Management 
District in Florida.

Permit Application Number: TE 092854-2

Applicant: Samuel Van Hook, Babson Park, Florida
    The applicant requests authorization to take (harass and insert 
artificial nest cavities) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) 
while conducting status surveys and habitat enhancement activities in 
Florida.

Permit Application Number: TE 091705-3

Applicant: Peter White, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    The applicant requests authorization to possess (collect seeds, 
spores, sporocarps, cuttings, vegetative material) Amaranthus pumilus 
(sea beach amaranth), Amphianthus pusillus (little amphianthus), Arabis 
serotina (shale-barren rockcress), Carex lutea (golden sedge), Clematis 
socialis (Alabama leather-flower), Echinacea laevigata (smooth-purple 
coneflower), Geum adiatum (Appalachian avens), Gymnoderma lineare (rock 
gnome lichen), Helianthus schweinitzii (Schweinitz's sunflower), 
Hexastylis naniflora (dwarf-flowered hartleaf), Hudsonia montana 
(mountain golden-heartleaf), Isoetes melanospora (black-spore 
quillwort), Isoetes tegetiformans (Merlin's-grass), Liatris helleri 
(Heller's gayfeather), Lysimachia asperulaefolia (rough- leaved 
loosestrife), Oxypolis canbyi (Canby's dropwort), Pityopsis ruthii 
(Ruth's golden aster), Ptilimnium nodosum (harparella), Rhus michauxii 
(Michaux's sumac), Sagittaria fasciculata (bunched arrowhead), 
Sagittaria secundifolia (little river arrowhead), Sarracenia jonesii 
(mountain sweet pitcher-plant), Sarracenia oreophila (green pitcher-
plant), Scutellaria montana (largeflower skullcap), Solidago spithamaea 
(blue ridge goldenrod), Spiraea virginiana (Virginia spirea), 
Thalictrum cooleyi

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(Cooley's meadowrue), Trifolium stoloniferum (running buffalo clover), 
sensitive joint-vetch (Aeschynomene virginica), Virginia round-leaf 
birch (Betula uber), Roan Mountain bluet (Hedyotis purpurea var. 
montana), swamp pink (Helonias bullata), American chaffseed (Schwalbea 
americana), and white irisette (Sisyrinchium dichotomum), throughout 
the species' ranges on federally managed lands in North Carolina, South 
Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, West Virginia, 
Virginia, and Maryland.

Permit Application Number: TE 119937-3

Applicant: Susan Loeb, Clemson, South Carolina
    The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical 
monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead 
bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect 
hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-punch) Indiana bats 
(Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and northern long-
eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis), while conducting presence/absence 
surveys, studies to document habitat use, and population monitoring in 
North and South Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

Permit Application Number: TE 129703-5

Applicant: Mitch Green, Frankfort, Kentucky
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his existing permit 
to take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost 
caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, 
identify, collect hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, wing-
punch, and selectively euthanize for white nose syndrome testing) 
Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), northern 
long-eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis), and Virginia big-eared bats 
(Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus) while conducting presence/absence 
surveys, studies to document habitat use, and population monitoring in 
Tennessee, Kentucky, and Alabama. The applicant also requests 
authorization to take (harass) the clubshell (Pleurobema clava), 
scaleshell (Leptodea leptodon), and northern riffleshell (Epioblasma 
torulosa rangiana) while conducting presence/absence surveys in North 
Carolina, Alabama, and West Virginia.

Permit Application Number: TE 38519A-1

Applicant: Joshua Hofkes, Tallahassee, Florida
    The applicant requests authorization to take (harass, capture, and 
translocate) gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) for the purpose of 
conducting population surveys and removing tortoises from development 
sites to suitable alternative habitat in Louisiana, Mississippi, and 
Alabama.

Permit Application Number: TE 810274-11

Applicant: Peter Droppelman, Louisville, Kentucky
    The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical 
monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead 
bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect 
hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, and wing-punch, Indiana 
bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), Virginia big 
eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), northern long eared 
bats (Myotis septentrionalis), and Ozark big-eared bats (Corynorhinus 
townsendii ingens) while conducting presence/absence surveys and 
studies to document habitat use in the following States: Alabama, 
Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South 
Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, 
Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, 
Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio.

Permit Application Number: TE 71613A-1

Applicant: Gary McCracken, Knoxville, Tennessee
    The applicant requests authorization to permittee is authorized to 
take (acoustical monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost 
caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, 
identify, collect hair and fecal samples, conduct radio-telemetry, and 
PIT-tag) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), northern long-eared bats 
(Myotis septentrionalis), and gray bats (Myotis grisescens) while 
conducting presence/absence surveys and studies to document habitat use 
in Tennessee, Missouri, and the Fern and Sauta caves in Jackson County, 
Alabama.

Permit Application Number: TE 108584-6

Applicant: Tim Nehus, Lebanon, Tennessee
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, hold 
temporarily, release, and translocate) Nashville crayfish (Orconectes 
shoupi), birdwing pearlymussel (Conradilla caelata), oyster mussel 
(Epioblasma capsaeformis), tan riffleshell (Epioblasma walkeri), 
Cumberland monkeyface (Quadrula intermedia), orangefoot pimpleback 
(Plethobasus cooperianus), Cumberland elktoe (Alasmidonta 
atropurpurea), Appalachian elktoe (Alasmidonta raveneliana), fanshell 
(Cyprogenia stegaria (irrorata)), dromedary pearlymussel (Dromus 
dromus), Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), yellow-blossom 
pearlymussel (Epioblasma florentina), upland combshell (Epioblasma 
metastriata), Southern acornshell (Epioblasma othcaloogensis), green-
blossom pearlymussel (Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculum), tuberculed-
blossom pearlymussel (Epioblasma torulosa torulosa), turgid-blossom 
pearlymussel (Epioblasma turgidula), purple catspaw (Epioblasma 
obliquata), fine-lined pocketbook (Lampsilis altilis), pink mucket 
pearlymussel (Lampsilis abrupta), Alabama lampmussel (Lampsilis 
virescens), Alabama moccasinshell (Medionidus acutissimus), Coosa 
moccasinshell (Medionidus parvulus), ring-pink mussel (Obovaria 
retusa), little-wing pearlymussel (Pegias fabula), white warty-back 
(Plethobasus cicatricosus), clubshell (Pleurobema clava), Southern 
clubshell (Pleurobema decisum), Southern pigtoe (Pleurobema 
georgianum), Cumberland pigtoe (Pleurobema gibberum), ovate clubshell 
(Pleurobema perovatum), rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum), triangular 
kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus greeni), rough rabbitsfoot (Quadrula 
cylindrica strigillata), winged mapleleaf (Quadrula fragosa), 
Appalachian monkeyface (Quadrula sparsa), pale lilliput (Toxolasma 
cylindrellus), Cumberland bean pearlymussel (Villosa trabalis), purple 
bean (Villosa perpurpurea), blue shiner (Cyprinella caerulea), slender 
chub (Erimystax cahni), slackwater darter (Etheostoma boschungi), 
duskytail darter (Etheostoma percnurum), jewel darter (Etheostoma sp.), 
boulder darter (Etheostoma wapiti), spotfin chub (Cyprinella monacha), 
palezone shiner (Notropis albizonatus), smoky madtom (Noturus baileyi), 
yellowfin madtom (Noturus flavipinnis), pygmy madtom (Noturus 
stanauli),

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amber darter (Percina antesella), Conasauga logperch (Percina 
jenkinsi), snail darter (Percina tanasi), and blackside dace (Phoxinus 
cumberlandensis), while conducting presence and absence studies and 
translocation activities throughout the species' ranges in the State of 
Tennessee.

Permit Application Number: TE 41910B-0

Applicant: Scott Rush, Starkville, Mississippi
    The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical 
monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead 
bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect 
hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, and wing-punch) Indiana 
bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and northern long 
eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis) while conducting presence/absence 
surveys and studies to document habitat use in Mississippi.

Permit Application Number: TE 37951B-0

Applicant: Michael LaVoie, Cherokee, North Carolina
    The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical 
monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead 
bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect 
hair samples, band, attach transmitters, light-tag, wing-punch, and 
selectively euthanize for white nose syndrome testing) Indiana bats 
(Myotis sodalis) in Jackson, Swain, Graham, and Cherokee Counties in 
North Carolina, while conducting presence/absence surveys, studies to 
document habitat use, and population monitoring.

Permit Application Number: TE 37967B-0

Applicant: Matthew Grilliot, Opelika, Alabama
    The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical 
monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead 
bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect 
blood, fecal, and hair samples, band, attach transmitters, light-tag, 
and wing-punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis 
grisescens), Virginia big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendii 
virginianus), and Ozark big-eared bats (Corynorhinus townsendiiingens) 
while conducting presence/absence surveys and other research activities 
throughout the species' ranges in Arkansas, Alabama, Tennessee, 
Georgia, and Kentucky.

Permit Application Number: TE 37900B-0

Applicant: Sarah Lauerman, Gainesville, Florida
    The applicant requests authorization to take (harass, nest monitor, 
capture, band, and translocate) red[hyphen]cockaded woodpeckers 
(Picoides borealis) for the purposes of constructing and monitoring 
artificial nest cavities and restrictors; for capturing, banding, and 
translocation of birds; and for monitoring populations and nest 
cavities in Osceola National Forest.

Permit Application Number: TE 37524B-0

Applicant: Kathy Heym, Tampa Florida
    The applicant requests authorization to take (hold for veterinary) 
loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta), green sea turtles (Chelonia 
mydas), Kemp's Ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys kempii), leatherback 
sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea), hawksbill sea turtles (Eretmochelys 
imbricata), and Olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) at the 
Florida Aquarium located in Tampa, Florida.

Permit Application Number: TE 37666B-0

Applicant: Jessica Allen, Bronx, New York
    The applicant requests authorization to take (collect squamules) 
rock gnome lichens (Gymnoderma lineare) for the purpose of conducting 
population genetics research in the Great Smoky Mountains National 
Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Pisgah National Forest, and Nantahala 
National Forest, North Carolina.

Permit Application Number: TE 37663B-0

Applicant: Rebecca Ijames, Central City, Kentucky
    The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical 
monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead 
bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect 
hair samples, band, attach transmitters, light-tag, and wing-punch) 
Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and 
northern long eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis) while conducting 
presence/absence surveys and studies to document habitat use in 
Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, and Missouri.

Permit Application Number: TE 37652B-0

Applicant: Bambi Teague, Asheville, North Carolina
    The applicant requests authorization take (harass) the following 
species: Carolina Northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus 
coloratus), Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii 
virginianus), Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis 
grisescens), bog turtle (Clemmys muhlenbergii), Roanoke logperch 
(Percina rex), spruce-fir moss spider (Microhexura montivaga), and 
Mitchell's satyr (Neonympha mitchellii) for the purposes of conducting 
population studies throughout the species' ranges in Virginia and North 
Carolina.

Permit Application Number: TE 37530B-0

Applicant: Kelly Morrison, Nashville, Tennessee
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, 
hold temporarily, release, and translocate) Nashville crayfish 
(Orconectes shoupi) for the purpose of minimizing effects of 
development projects on individual specimens in Davidson and Williamson 
Counties, Tennessee.

Permit Application Number: TE 37661B-0

Applicant: William McCartney, Morton, Mississippi
    The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical 
monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead 
bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect 
hair samples, band, attach transmitters, light-tag, and wing-punch) 
Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis) and northern long-eared bats (Myotis 
septentrionalis) while conducting presence/absence surveys and studies 
to document habitat use in Louisiana.

Permit Application Number: TE 105674-2

Applicant: Stephen Shurter, White Oak Conservation Holdings LLC, Yulee, 
Florida
    The applicant requests authorization to take (harass, maintain in 
captivity, and release) Mississippi sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis 
pulla) throughout the species' range in Mississippi.

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Permit Application Number: TE 39433B-0

Applicant: Linda Edwards, Smyrna, Georgia
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, hold 
temporarily, and release) the bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii), 
eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon couperi), gopher tortoise (Gopherus 
polyphemus), and spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata) for the purpose of 
conducting presence/absence surveys in Georgia.

Permit Application Number: TE 171518-1

Applicant: Norman L. Wagoner, Ouachita National Forest, Hot Springs, 
Arkansas
    The applicant requests authorization to take (survey, capture, 
band, radio-tag, translocate, and install artificial structures) the 
red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis) for the purposes of 
constructing and monitoring artificial nest cavities and restrictors; 
for capturing, banding, and translocating birds; and for monitoring 
populations and nest cavities in Oklahoma and Arkansas.

Permit Application Number: TE 070846-3

Applicant: Jeffrey Walters, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
    The applicant requests authorization to take (monitor nests, 
capture, band, radio-tag, collect blood, construct cavities, and 
translocate) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) for the 
purposes of banding juveniles and adults, monitoring populations and 
nest cavities, and for conducting basic research and recovery 
activities in Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Permit Application Number: TE 084054-3

Applicant: James Orr, URS Corporation, Franklin, Tennessee
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, 
release, and translocate) Nashville crayfish (Orconectes shoupi) and 
Anthony's river snail (Athernia anthonyi) while conducting presence/
absence surveys, population estimates, age class determination, and 
relocation activities in Alabama and Tennessee.

Permit Application Number: TE 41705B-0

Applicant: John Mulvena, Naples Zoo Inc. Naples, Florida
    The applicant requests authorization to take (possess) the Florida 
panther (Puma concolor coryi) for the purposes of rehabilitation and 
public education at the Naples Zoo in Caribbean Gardens, Naples, 
Florida.

Permit Application Number: TE 056510-5

Applicant: Joseph Pechmann, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, 
North Carolina
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his existing permit 
to take (capture, examine, measure, mark, tag, and temporarily hold) 
dusky gopher frogs (Rana sevosa) for the purpose of conducting studies 
to evaluate habitat requirements.

Permit Application Number: TE 061005-3

Applicant: Rickard Myers, International Carnivorous Plant Society Inc. 
Walnut Creek, California
    The applicant requests authorization to sell in interstate commerce 
seeds of cultivated green pitcher-plant (Sarracenia oreophil), Alabama 
cane break pitcher-plant (Sarracenia rubra spp. alabamensis), mountain 
sweet pitcher-plant (Sarracenia rubra spp. jonesii), and Godrey's 
butterwort (Pinquicula ionantha) for propagation throughout the United 
States.

Permit Application Number: TE 40178B-0

Applicant: Eric Washington, Lexington, Kenkucky
    The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical 
monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead 
bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect 
hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, and wing-punch) Indiana 
bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and northern 
long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) while conducting presence/
absence surveys and studies to document habitat use throughout the 
species' ranges.

Permit Application Number: TE 045109-4

Applicant: Jack Killgore, US Army ERDC WES, Vicksburg, Mississippi
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(capture, hold temporarily, relocate, and release) pallid sturgeon 
(Scaphirhynchus albus) for the purposes of implementing recovery 
activities in in the lower Mississippi River from the mouth of the 
Missouri River to the mouth of the Mississippi River.

Permit Application Number: TE 41966B-0

Applicant: Nicole McCaskill, Sandhills State Forest, Patrick, South 
Carolina
    The applicant requests authorization to take (harass, nest monitor, 
capture, band, and translocate) the red[hyphen]cockaded woodpecker 
(Picoides borealis) for the purposes of constructing and monitoring 
artificial nest cavities and restrictors; for capturing, banding, and 
translocating birds; and for monitoring populations and nest cavities 
in South Carolina's Sand Hills State Forest.

Permit Application Number: TE 102324-2

Applicant: Thomas Dickinson, Catena Group, Hillsborough, North Carolina
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(collect relict shells, capture, identify, photograph, and release) 
James spinymussel (Pleurobema collina), tar spinymussel (Elliptio 
steinstansana), dwarf-wedge mussel (Alasmidonta heterodon), Carolina 
heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata), Appalachian elktoe (Alasmidonta 
raveneliana), littlewing pearlymussel (Pegias fabula), oyster mussel 
(Epioblasma capsaeformis), and Cumberland bean (Villosa trabalis), 
while conducting presence/absence surveys throughout the species' 
ranges in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Permit Application Number: TE 040423-4

Applicant: Kevin Roe, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
    The applicant request authorization to take (capture, photograph, 
examine, remove small appendages (swimmerettes), and release) Kentucky 
cave shrimp (Palaemonias ganteri) for the purposes of conducting 
phylogenetic studies in Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky.

Permit Application Number: TE 033469-5

Applicant: Larry Wood, McClellanville, South Carolina
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(harass) red[hyphen]cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) for the 
purposes of constructing and monitoring artificial nest cavities and 
restrictors; for capturing, banding, and translocating

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birds; and for monitoring populations and nest cavities in South 
Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, 
Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Permit Application Number: TE 066980-4

Applicant: Brandon Rutledge, JW Jones Ecological Research Center, 
Newton, Georgia
    The applicant requests authorization to take (harass) 
red[hyphen]cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) for the purposes 
conducting restoration and genetic research activities at the JW Jones 
Ecological Research Center in Newton, Georgia.

Permit Application Number: TE 43261B-0

Applicant: Ann Altman, South Carolina Department of Transportation, 
Columbia, South Carolina
    The applicant requests authorization to take (harass) James 
spinymussel (Pleurobema collina), tar spinymussel (Elliptio 
steinstansana), dwarf-wedge mussel (Alasmidonta heterodon), Carolina 
heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata), Atlantic pigtoe (Fusconaia masoni), 
Brook floater (Alsmidonta varicose), Carolina creekshell (Villosa 
vaugnhiana), green floater (Lasmigona subviridis), Savanna Lilliput 
(Taxolasma pullus), and yellow lampmussel (Lampsilis cariosa) for the 
purpose of conducting presence/absence surveys in North Carolina and 
South Carolina.

Permit Application Number: TE 43264B-0

Applicant: Nicole Riddle, South Carolina Department of Transportation, 
Columbia, South Carolina
    The applicant requests authorization to (take) James spinymussel 
(Pleurobema collina), tar spinymussel (Elliptio steinstansana), dwarf-
wedge mussel (Alasmidonta heterodon), Carolina heelsplitter (Lasmigona 
decorata), Atlantic pigtoe (Fusconaia masoni), Brook floater 
(Alsmidonta varicose), Carolina creekshell (Villosa vaugnhiana) green 
floater (Lasmigona subviridis), Savannah lilliput (Taxolasma pullus), 
and yellow lampmussel (Lampsilis cariosa) for the purpose of conducting 
presence/absence surveys in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Permit Application Number: TE 100012-2

Applicant: Michael Reynolds, Share the Beach, Gulf Shores, Alabama
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(monitor, photograph, excavate and relocate nests, temporarily hold 
nestlings, and release nestlings) green (Chelonia mydas), Kemp's ridley 
(Lepidochelys kempi), and loggerhead (Caretta caretta) sea turtles 
while monitoring and protecting nests, throughout the species' ranges 
on the Alabama Gulf Coast in Baldwin and Mobile Counties, Alabama.

Permit Application Number: TE 016270-9

Applicant: Michael Barron, US Army, Fort Benning, Georgia
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(harass) endangered red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) for 
the purposes of constructing and monitoring artificial nest cavities 
and restrictors; for capturing, banding, and translocation of birds; 
and for monitoring populations and nest cavities at the Fort Benning 
Army Base and throughout species' range as coordinated with the U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service.

Permit Application Number: TE 132772-1

Applicant: John Moran, US Forest Service, Montgomery, Alabama
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture examine, and 
release) the following species: Cahaba shiner (Notropis cahabae), 
Cumberlandian Combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), upland Combshell 
(Epioblasma metastriata), southern acornshell (Epioblasma 
othcaloogensis), Coosa moccasinshell (Medionidus parvulus), southern 
clubshell (Pleurobema decisum), dark pigtoe (Pleurobema furvum), 
southern pigtoe (Pleurobema geogianum), ovate clubshell (Pleurobema 
perovatum), triangular kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus greenii), flat 
pebblesnail (Lepyrium showalteri), lacy elimia (Elimia crenatella), 
cylindrical lioplax (Lioplax cyclostomaformis), Tulotoma snail 
(Tulotoma magnifica), rush darter (Etheostoma phytophilum), southern 
sandshell (Hamiota oustralis), Alabama pearlshell (Margaritifera 
marrianae), fuzzy pigtoe (Pieurobema strodeanum), and Southern 
kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus jonesi), for the purposes of conducting 
land management and basic research activities throughout the species' 
ranges on National Forests in Alabama.

Permit Application Number: TE 386424A-1

Applicant: Kenneth Meyer, Avian Research and Conservation Institute, 
Gainesville, Florida
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, weigh, 
measure, examine, collect blood and tissues, sex, band, attach 
scientific devices, release, and salvage) everglades snail kites 
(Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus) for the purpose of scientific study 
and to determine potential contaminant levels in the following Florida 
counties: Osceola, Polk, Glades, Palm Beach, Hendry, Broward, Miami-
Dade, Monroe, and Collier.

Permit Application Number: TE 069754-5

Applicant: Gerald Dinkins, Dinkins Biological Consulting, Powell, 
Tennessee
    The applicant requests authorization to take (harass, capture, 
handle, identify, release, translocate live specimens, and collect 
relict shells): 211 species of mussels, while conducting presence/
absence surveys in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, 
Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, 
Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, South 
Carolina, and Maryland.

Permit Application Number: TE 069754-5

Applicant: James Godwin, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
    The applicant requests authorization to renew his permit to take 
(capture, harass, handle, mark, collect tissue and bodily fluid 
samples, attach/insert scientific devices, relocate, and release) the 
Alabama red-bellied turtle (Pseudemys alabamensis), eastern indigo 
snake (Drymarchon couperi), flattened musk turtle (Sternotherus 
depressus), gopher tortoise (Gopherus Polyphemus), and red hills 
salamander (Phaeognathus hubrichti) in Alabama and Mississippi.

Permit Application Number: TE 47720B-0

Applicant: Hector Perez, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    The applicant requests authorization to take (harvest immature 
fruits) Harper's beauty (Harperocallis flava) from Apalachicola 
National Forest, Liberty County, Florida, for the purpose of 
cultivating seedlings at the University of Florida Plant Science 
Greenhouse Facility in Liberty County, Florida. Cultivated seedlings 
will be

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reintroduced to Apalachicola National Forest to aid in recovery and 
provide information on the germination ecology and seedling 
establishment of Harper's Fairy.

Permit Application Number: TE 816862-7

Applicant: Joseph Settles, Young and Settles, Winchester, Kentucky
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, 
tag, and release) northern long-eared bats (Myotis septentrionalis), 
Virginia big-eared bats (Plecotus townsendii virginianus), Indiana bats 
(Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and 29 species of 
freshwater mussels, for the purpose of conducting presence/absence 
surveys studies to document habitat use throughout each species' 
respective range in reference to bats, and in the State of Kentucky in 
reference to mussels.

Permit Application Number: TE 94704A-1

Applicant: Dorothy Brown, Alpharetta, Georgia
    The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical 
monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead 
bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect 
hair samples, band, transmitter, light-tag, and wing-punch) Indiana 
bats (Myotis sodalis), gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and northern 
long-eared bats (Myotis Septentrionalis) while conducting presence/
absence surveys and studies to document habitat use in North Carolina, 
South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Kentucky, 
Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Indiana, Ohio, Arkansas, Missouri, 
Illinois. The applicant also requests authorization to take (capture, 
handle, tag, and release) Carolina northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys 
sabrinus coloratus) and bog turtle (Clemmys muhlenbergii) for the same 
purposes and states listed above.

Permit Application Number: TE 070800-4

Applicant: Ecological Services Inc., Roswell, Georgia
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture and release) 
45 species of freshwater mussels, 11 species of snails, 20 species of 
freshwater fish, and 22 species of plants for the purpose of conducting 
presence/absence surveys in Georgia.

Permit Application Number: TE 48579B-0

Applicant: J. Erik Alford, Ecological Solutions, Roswell, Georgia
    The applicant requests authorization to take (acoustical 
monitoring, enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead 
bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, collect 
hair and tissue samples, swab for white nose syndrome, band, 
transmitter, light-tag, and wing-punch) Indiana bats (Myotis sodalis), 
gray bats (Myotis grisescens), and northern long-eared bats (Myotis 
Septentrionalis) while conducting presence/absence surveys and studies 
to document habitat use in Georgia.

     Dated: October 9, 2014.
Michael Oetker,
Acting Regional Director, Region 4.
[FR Doc. 2014-24702 Filed 10-16-14; 8:45 am]
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