Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications, 78102-78103 [2014-30420]

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ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the Endangered Species Program Manager, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 8, 2800 Cottage Way, Room W–2606, Sacramento, CA 95825 (telephone: 916–414–6464; fax: 916–414–6486). Please refer to the respective permit number for each application when submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife Biologist; see ADDRESSES (telephone: 760–431–9440; fax: 760–431–9624). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). We seek review and comment from local, State, and Federal agencies and the public on the following permit requests. Applicants Permit No. TE–50899B–0 Applicant: Nicholas S. Bonzey, Sacramento, California The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment. We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (Act) prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act also requires that we invite public comment before issuing Permit No. TE–829204 Applicant: Harry Lee Jones, Lake Forest, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) and take (locate and monitor nests) the least Bell’s vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus), in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–800930 Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications AGENCY: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Dec 24, 2014 Jkt 235001 Applicant: Viviane J. Marquez-Waller, Encinitas, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey) the PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), and take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with survey and population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–54716A Applicant: Christine L. Harvey, San Diego, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–09375A Applicant: Laura Ann Eliassen, Bradley, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–811188 Applicant: Rosi Dagit, Agoura Hills, California The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) in conjunction with research activities throughout the range of the species in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–14231A Applicant: Caesara W. Brungraber, Bend, Oregon The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni) and San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species within the jurisdiction of the Carlsbad Fish and Wildlife Service Office in E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 248 / Monday, December 29, 2014 / Notices California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–134333 Applicant: California State University, Chico, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, mark, and release) the California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County Distinct Population Segment (DPS) and Sonoma County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Bernardino Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–50999B Applicant: Autumn N. Meisel, San Jose, California The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS and Sonoma County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–799570 Applicant: Carol W. Witham, Sacramento, California The applicant requests a permit amendment to remove/reduce to possession the Tuctoria mucronata (Solano grass), from lands under Federal jurisdiction in conjunction with restoration activities in Yolo County, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Permit No. TE–50992B Applicant: Antonette T. Gutierrez, Imperial Beach, California The applicant requests a permit to take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino), take (harass by survey, locate and monitor nests) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) and California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) (Sterna a. browni), take (harass by survey by playing taped vocalizations, locate and monitor nests) the least Bell’s vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) and light-footed Ridgway’s rail (light-footed clapper r.) (Rallus obsoletus levipes) (R. longirostris l.), and take (harass by survey, capture, handle, release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi), in conjunction with survey and population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–114936 Applicant: Bonnie J. Johnson, Norco, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (locate and monitor nests) the least Bell’s vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction with population monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in Orange, Riverside, San Diego, and San VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Dec 24, 2014 Jkt 235001 Permit No. TE–098994 Applicant: Kelly J. Goocher, Lancaster, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey) the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), and take (survey by pursuit) the Laguna Mountains skipper (Pyrgus ruralis lagunae) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–022227 Applicant: Harry F. Smead, Lemon Grove, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–95006A Applicant: Steven Chen, San Luis Obispo, California The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (survey by pursuit) the Delhi Sands flower-loving fly (Rhaphiomidas terminatus abdominalis) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–142435 Applicant: Debra M. Shier, Temecula, California The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (conduct behavioral experiments, artificial lighting PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 78103 experiments, stress/hormone experiments, and inject reproductive hormones) the Pacific pocket mouse (Perognathus longimembris pacificus), and take (conduct behavioral experiments and artificial lighting experiments) the San Bernardino Merriam’s kangaroo rat (Dipodomys merriami parvus) and Stephens’ kangaroo rat (Dipodomys stephensi) in conjunction with authorized captive propagation activities and population monitoring research throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–048739 Applicant: Daniel A. Cordova, Sacramento, California The applicant requests a permit renewal and amendment to take (locate and monitor nests) the California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) (Sterna a. browni), take (harass by survey, capture, handle, release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi), and take (harass by survey, capture, handle, mark, and release) the California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS and Sonoma County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Public Comments We invite public review and comment on each of these recovery permit applications. Comments and materials we receive will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Michael Long, Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2014–30420 Filed 12–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R8-ES-2015-N255; FXES11130800000-156-FF08E00000]


Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to 
comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities 
with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species 
Act (Act) prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species 
unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act also requires 
that we invite public comment before issuing recovery permits to 
conduct certain activities with endangered species.

DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or 
before January 28, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the 
Endangered Species Program Manager, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
Region 8, 2800 Cottage Way, Room W-2606, Sacramento, CA 95825 
(telephone: 916-414-6464; fax: 916-414-6486). Please refer to the 
respective permit number for each application when submitting comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist; see ADDRESSES (telephone: 760-431-9440; fax: 760-431-9624).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for 
scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 
et seq.). We seek review and comment from local, State, and Federal 
agencies and the public on the following permit requests.

Applicants

Permit No. TE-50899B-0

Applicant: Nicholas S. Bonzey, Sacramento, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, collect, and 
collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), 
Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy 
shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout 
the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Permit No. TE-829204

Applicant: Harry Lee Jones, Lake Forest, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey) 
the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) and 
take (locate and monitor nests) the least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii 
pusillus), in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring 
activities throughout the range of the species in California for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-800930

Applicant: Viviane J. Marquez-Waller, Encinitas, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey) 
the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), and 
take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas 
editha quino) in conjunction with survey and population monitoring 
activities throughout the range of the species in California for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-54716A

Applicant: Christine L. Harvey, San Diego, California

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

Permit No. TE-09375A

Applicant: Laura Ann Eliassen, Bradley, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, 
and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), 
Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy 
shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout 
the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Permit No. TE-811188

Applicant: Rosi Dagit, Agoura Hills, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey, capture, 
handle, and release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) in 
conjunction with research activities throughout the range of the 
species in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, California, for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-14231A

Applicant: Caesara W. Brungraber, Bend, Oregon

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, 
and collect vouchers) the Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus 
woottoni) and San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and 
take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas 
editha quino) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the 
range of the species within the jurisdiction of the Carlsbad Fish and 
Wildlife Service Office in

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California for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-134333

Applicant: California State University, Chico, California

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

Permit No. TE-799570

Applicant: Carol W. Witham, Sacramento, California

    The applicant requests a permit amendment to remove/reduce to 
possession the Tuctoria mucronata (Solano grass), from lands under 
Federal jurisdiction in conjunction with restoration activities in Yolo 
County, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-50992B

Applicant: Antonette T. Gutierrez, Imperial Beach, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey by pursuit) the 
Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino), take (harass by 
survey, locate and monitor nests) the southwestern willow flycatcher 
(Empidonax traillii extimus) and California least tern (Sternula 
antillarum browni) (Sterna a. browni), take (harass by survey by 
playing taped vocalizations, locate and monitor nests) the least Bell's 
vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) and light-footed Ridgway's rail (light-
footed clapper r.) (Rallus obsoletus levipes) (R. longirostris l.), and 
take (harass by survey, capture, handle, release) the tidewater goby 
(Eucyclogobius newberryi), in conjunction with survey and population 
monitoring activities throughout the range of the species in California 
for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-114936

Applicant: Bonnie J. Johnson, Norco, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (locate and monitor 
nests) the least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus) in conjunction 
with population monitoring activities throughout the range of the 
species in Orange, Riverside, San Diego, and San Bernardino Counties, 
California, for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-50999B

Applicant: Autumn N. Meisel, San Jose, California

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

Permit No. TE-098994

Applicant: Kelly J. Goocher, Lancaster, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey) 
the southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), and 
take (survey by pursuit) the Laguna Mountains skipper (Pyrgus ruralis 
lagunae) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of 
the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-022227

Applicant: Harry F. Smead, Lemon Grove, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, collect, 
and collect vouchers) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), 
Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), San Diego fairy 
shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout 
the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Permit No. TE-95006A

Applicant: Steven Chen, San Luis Obispo, California

    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (survey by 
pursuit) the Delhi Sands flower-loving fly (Rhaphiomidas terminatus 
abdominalis) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range 
of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-142435

Applicant: Debra M. Shier, Temecula, California

    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (conduct 
behavioral experiments, artificial lighting experiments, stress/hormone 
experiments, and inject reproductive hormones) the Pacific pocket mouse 
(Perognathus longimembris pacificus), and take (conduct behavioral 
experiments and artificial lighting experiments) the San Bernardino 
Merriam's kangaroo rat (Dipodomys merriami parvus) and Stephens' 
kangaroo rat (Dipodomys stephensi) in conjunction with authorized 
captive propagation activities and population monitoring research 
throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-048739

Applicant: Daniel A. Cordova, Sacramento, California

    The applicant requests a permit renewal and amendment to take 
(locate and monitor nests) the California least tern (Sternula 
antillarum browni) (Sterna a. browni), take (harass by survey, capture, 
handle, release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi), and take 
(harass by survey, capture, handle, mark, and release) the California 
tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County DPS and Sonoma County DPS) 
(Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with surveys and population 
monitoring throughout the range of the species in California for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Public Comments

    We invite public review and comment on each of these recovery 
permit applications. Comments and materials we receive will be 
available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business 
hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

Michael Long,
Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Sacramento, 
California.
[FR Doc. 2014-30420 Filed 12-24-14; 8:45 am]
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