Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications, 60702-60704 [2015-25508]

Download as PDF 60702 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 194 / Wednesday, October 7, 2015 / Notices muscosa) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R8–ES–2015–N182]; [FXES11130800000–154–FF08E00000] Permit No. TE–837760 Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications Applicant: Kendall Osborne, Riverside, California Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey by pursuit) the El Segundo blue butterfly (Euphilotes battoides allyni), Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino), Palos Verdes blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis), Laguna Mountains skipper (Pyrgus ruralis lagunae), Delhi Sands flower-loving fly (Rhaphiomidas terminatus abdominalis) and take (survey by pursuit, handle, and livecapture) the Casey’s June beetle (Dinacoma caseyi) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act (Act) prohibits activities with endangered and threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act also requires that we invite public comment before issuing recovery permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species. DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or before November 6, 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. SUMMARY: Applicants Permit No. TE–200340–2 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Andrew Hatch, South Lake Tahoe, California The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander (Santa Barbara County Distinct Population Segment (DPS) and Sonoma County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense), Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog (Rana sierrae), and mountain yellow-legged frog (northern California DPS) (Rana VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Oct 06, 2015 Jkt 238001 Permit No. TE–72119B Applicant: Seth Dallmann, San Francisco, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–67570A Applicant: Brett Hanshew, Oakland, California The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–72275B–0 Applicant: Meghan Bishop, Moraga, California The applicant requests a new 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 survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–820658 Applicant: William Bean, Arcata, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, collect genetic samples, and release) the giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens) in conjunction with surveys, population monitoring, and research activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–084606 Permit No. TE–820658 Applicant: David Moskovitz, Diamond Bar, California Applicant: Jason Mintzer, Fountain Valley, California The applicant requests a new permit to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the Santa Ana sucker (Catostomus santaanae) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Permit No. TE–181713 Applicant: Cynthia Hartley, Ventura, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, locate and monitor nests, and erect fence and nest exclosures) the western snowy E:\FR\FM\07OCN1.SGM 07OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 194 / Wednesday, October 7, 2015 / Notices plover (Pacific Coast population DPS) (Charadrius nivosus nivosus) and take (harass by survey and locate and monitor nests) the California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) (Sterna a. browni) in conjunction with surveys and population monitoring within Ventura County, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. release) the salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) in conjunction with surveys, population monitoring, and research activities throughout the range of the species for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–749872–7 Applicant: Matt Coyle, Rocklin, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi); and 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 throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Applicant: David Germano, Bakersfield, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, mark, and release) the Fresno kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides exilis) and giant garter snake (Thamnophis gigas); take (harass by survey, capture, handle, mark, fit with radio transmitters, and release) the giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens) and Tipton kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides nitratoides); take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the blunt-nosed leopard lizard (Gambelia silus), and take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the Pacific pocket mouse (Perognathus longimembris pacificus) in conjunction with surveys, population monitoring, and research activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–022333 Permit No. TE–217148 Applicant: USFWS, Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office, Sacramento, California The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the mountain yellow-legged frog (northern California DPS) (Rana muscosa) and Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog (Rana sierrae) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Applicant: Patrick Del Pizzo, Cooper City, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey and locate and monitor nests) the California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) (Sterna a. browni) 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–45776A asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Permit No. TE–72637B Applicant: Carolynn Daman, Folsom, California The applicant requests a new permit to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–797267 Applicant: H.T. Harvey and Associates, Los Gatos, California The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, mark, collect hair, and VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Oct 06, 2015 Jkt 238001 Permit No. TE–60218B–0 Applicant: James Hickman, San Bernardino, California The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–136973 Applicant: Judi Tamasi, Malibu, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect branchiopod cysts) the Riverside fairy shrimp PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60703 (Streptocephalus woottoni) in conjunction with the surveys within the Tierra Rejada Vernal Pool Preserve in Ventura County, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–136973 Applicant: Richard Arnold, Pleasant Hill, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey by pursuit, capture, handle, and release) the Behren’s silverspot butterfly (Speyeria zerene behrensii), El Segundo blue butterfly (Euphilotes battoides allyni), and Lotis blue butterfly (Lycaeides argyrognomon lotis); take (survey by pursuit, capture, handle, release, and conduct habitat restoration activities for) the Zayante band-winged grasshopper (Trimerotropis infantilis); take (survey by pursuit, capture, mark, handle, release, and conduct habitat restoration activities for) the Mount Hermon June beetle (Polyphylla barbata); take (survey by pursuit, capture, hold, handle, mark, remove from the wild, rear in the laboratory, release, and collect vouchers) the Ohlone tiger beetle (Cicindela ohlone); take (survey by pursuit, capture, hold, translocate, release, and collect vouchers) the Smith’s blue butterfly (Euphilotes enoptes smithi); and take (survey by pursuit) the Palos Verdes blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis) in conjunction with surveys, population monitoring, habitat restoration, and research activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–744878 Applicant: Institute for Wildlife Studies, Arcata, California The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (harass by survey, locate and monitor nests, capture, handle, band, release, conduct predator control activities, collect carcasses, conduct camera monitoring, and float eggs) the California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) (Sterna a. browni) in conjunction with surveys, population monitoring, and research activities within U.S. Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–74393B Applicant: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, handle, measure, hold, release) the Devils Hole E:\FR\FM\07OCN1.SGM 07OCN1 60704 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 194 / Wednesday, October 7, 2015 / Notices pupfish (Cyprinodon diabolis), Warm Springs pupfish (Cyprinodon nevadensis pectoralis), and Ash Meadows Amargosa pupfish (Cyprinodon nevadensis mionectes) in conjunction with the research activities within the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. survey activities throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–161512 Applicant: Darrin Doyle, Redding, California Michael Long, Acting Regional Director, Pacific Southwest Region, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2015–25508 Filed 10–6–15; 8:45 am] Applicant: David Kingsley, Stanford, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and release) the San Francisco garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia) and tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) in conjunction with the research activities within Del Norte, Humboldt, San Mateo, and Sonoma Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species in California and in Jackson County, Oregon, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–053672 Permit No. TE–74803B Applicant: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA The applicant requests a permit amendment to remove/reduce to possession the Amsinckia grandiflora (large-flowered fiddleneck) in conjunction with surveys, population monitoring, and implementing land management activities on the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Applicant: Daniel Rosie, Carlsbad, California Permit No. TE–39142A Permit No. TE–018180 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Point Reyes National Seashore, Point Reyes Station, California The applicant requests a permit renewal to remove/reduce to possession the Alopecurus aequalis var. sonomensis (Sonoma alopecurus), Lupinus tidestromii (clover lupine), Layia carnosa (beach layia), Chorizanthe valida (Sonoma spineflower), and Chorizanthe robusta var. robusta (robust spineflower) in conjunction with implementing land management strategies on Point Reyes National Seashore, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species’ survival. Permit No. TE–74753B Applicant: Stefanie Nisich, San Luis Obispo, California The applicant requests a new 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Oct 06, 2015 Jkt 238001 cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. The applicant requests a new permit to take (harass by survey, capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi); and take (survey by pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) 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 PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LNM9300000 L12200000 XX0000] Renewal of Approved Information Collection; OMB Control No. 1004– 0165 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R8-ES-2015-N182]; [FXES11130800000-154-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 November 6, 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-200340-2

Applicant: Andrew Hatch, South Lake Tahoe, California
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (harass by 
survey, capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander 
(Santa Barbara County Distinct Population Segment (DPS) and Sonoma 
County DPS) (Ambystoma californiense), Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog 
(Rana sierrae), and mountain yellow-legged frog (northern California 
DPS) (Rana muscosa) in conjunction with survey activities throughout 
the range of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Permit No. TE-837760

Applicant: Kendall Osborne, Riverside, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey by pursuit) 
the El Segundo blue butterfly (Euphilotes battoides allyni), Quino 
checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino), Palos Verdes blue 
butterfly (Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis), Laguna Mountains 
skipper (Pyrgus ruralis lagunae), Delhi Sands flower-loving fly 
(Rhaphiomidas terminatus abdominalis) and take (survey by pursuit, 
handle, and live-capture) the Casey's June beetle (Dinacoma caseyi) 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-72119B

Applicant: Seth Dallmann, San Francisco, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect 
branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San 
Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy 
shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range 
of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-084606

Applicant: David Moskovitz, Diamond Bar, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect 
branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San 
Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy 
shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range 
of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-67570A

Applicant: Brett Hanshew, Oakland, California
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (harass by 
survey, capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect 
branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San 
Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy 
shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range 
of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-72275B-0

Applicant: Meghan Bishop, Moraga, California
    The applicant requests a new 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 survey activities throughout the range of the species 
in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-820658

Applicant: William Bean, Arcata, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, collect genetic samples, and release) the giant 
kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens) in conjunction with surveys, population 
monitoring, and research activities throughout the range of the species 
in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-820658

Applicant: Jason Mintzer, Fountain Valley, California
    The applicant requests a new permit to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, and release) the Santa Ana sucker (Catostomus 
santaanae) in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range 
of the species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-181713

Applicant: Cynthia Hartley, Ventura, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
locate and monitor nests, and erect fence and nest exclosures) the 
western snowy

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plover (Pacific Coast population DPS) (Charadrius nivosus nivosus) and 
take (harass by survey and locate and monitor nests) the California 
least tern (Sternula antillarum browni) (Sterna a. browni) in 
conjunction with surveys and population monitoring within Ventura 
County, California, for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-45776A

Applicant: Matt Coyle, Rocklin, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect 
branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San 
Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy 
shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi); and 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 throughout the range of the species in California for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-022333

Applicant: USFWS, Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office, Sacramento, 
California
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (harass by 
survey, capture, handle, and release) the mountain yellow-legged frog 
(northern California DPS) (Rana muscosa) and Sierra Nevada yellow-
legged frog (Rana sierrae) in conjunction with survey activities 
throughout the range of the species in California for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-72637B

Applicant: Carolynn Daman, Folsom, California
    The applicant requests a new permit to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, and release) the giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens) 
in conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the 
species in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-797267

Applicant: H.T. Harvey and Associates, Los Gatos, California
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (harass by 
survey, capture, handle, mark, collect hair, and release) the salt 
marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) in conjunction with 
surveys, population monitoring, and research activities throughout the 
range of the species for the purpose of enhancing the species' 
survival.

Permit No. TE-749872-7

Applicant: David Germano, Bakersfield, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, mark, and release) the Fresno kangaroo rat (Dipodomys 
nitratoides exilis) and giant garter snake (Thamnophis gigas); take 
(harass by survey, capture, handle, mark, fit with radio transmitters, 
and release) the giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ingens) and Tipton 
kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides nitratoides); take (harass by 
survey, capture, handle, and release) the blunt-nosed leopard lizard 
(Gambelia silus), and take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and 
release) the Pacific pocket mouse (Perognathus longimembris pacificus) 
in conjunction with surveys, population monitoring, and research 
activities throughout the range of the species in California for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-217148

Applicant: Patrick Del Pizzo, Cooper City, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey 
and locate and monitor nests) the California least tern (Sternula 
antillarum browni) (Sterna a. browni) 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-60218B-0

Applicant: James Hickman, San Bernardino, California
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (survey by 
pursuit) the Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) in 
conjunction with survey activities throughout the range of the species 
in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-136973

Applicant: Judi Tamasi, Malibu, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect 
branchiopod cysts) the Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus 
woottoni) in conjunction with the surveys within the Tierra Rejada 
Vernal Pool Preserve in Ventura County, California, for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-136973

Applicant: Richard Arnold, Pleasant Hill, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (survey by pursuit, 
capture, handle, and release) the Behren's silverspot butterfly 
(Speyeria zerene behrensii), El Segundo blue butterfly (Euphilotes 
battoides allyni), and Lotis blue butterfly (Lycaeides argyrognomon 
lotis); take (survey by pursuit, capture, handle, release, and conduct 
habitat restoration activities for) the Zayante band-winged grasshopper 
(Trimerotropis infantilis); take (survey by pursuit, capture, mark, 
handle, release, and conduct habitat restoration activities for) the 
Mount Hermon June beetle (Polyphylla barbata); take (survey by pursuit, 
capture, hold, handle, mark, remove from the wild, rear in the 
laboratory, release, and collect vouchers) the Ohlone tiger beetle 
(Cicindela ohlone); take (survey by pursuit, capture, hold, 
translocate, release, and collect vouchers) the Smith's blue butterfly 
(Euphilotes enoptes smithi); and take (survey by pursuit) the Palos 
Verdes blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis) in 
conjunction with surveys, population monitoring, habitat restoration, 
and research activities throughout the range of the species in 
California for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-744878

Applicant: Institute for Wildlife Studies, Arcata, California
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (harass by 
survey, locate and monitor nests, capture, handle, band, release, 
conduct predator control activities, collect carcasses, conduct camera 
monitoring, and float eggs) the California least tern (Sternula 
antillarum browni) (Sterna a. browni) in conjunction with surveys, 
population monitoring, and research activities within U.S. Marine Corps 
Base, Camp Pendleton, California, for the purpose of enhancing the 
species' survival.

Permit No. TE-74393B

Applicant: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, handle, 
measure, hold, release) the Devils Hole

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pupfish (Cyprinodon diabolis), Warm Springs pupfish (Cyprinodon 
nevadensis pectoralis), and Ash Meadows Amargosa pupfish (Cyprinodon 
nevadensis mionectes) in conjunction with the research activities 
within the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada, for the 
purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-39142A

Applicant: David Kingsley, Stanford, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and 
release) the San Francisco garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis 
tetrataenia) and tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) in 
conjunction with the research activities within Del Norte, Humboldt, 
San Mateo, and Sonoma Counties, California, for the purpose of 
enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-053672

Applicant: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to remove/reduce to 
possession the Amsinckia grandiflora (large-flowered fiddleneck) in 
conjunction with surveys, population monitoring, and implementing land 
management activities on the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 
California, for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-018180

Applicant: Point Reyes National Seashore, Point Reyes Station, 
California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to remove/reduce to 
possession the Alopecurus aequalis var. sonomensis (Sonoma alopecurus), 
Lupinus tidestromii (clover lupine), Layia carnosa (beach layia), 
Chorizanthe valida (Sonoma spineflower), and Chorizanthe robusta var. 
robusta (robust spineflower) in conjunction with implementing land 
management strategies on Point Reyes National Seashore, California, for 
the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-74753B

Applicant: Stefanie Nisich, San Luis Obispo, California
    The applicant requests a new 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 survey activities throughout the range of the species 
in California for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-161512

Applicant: Darrin Doyle, Redding, California
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect 
branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San 
Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy 
shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with survey activities throughout 
the range of the species in California and in Jackson County, Oregon, 
for the purpose of enhancing the species' survival.

Permit No. TE-74803B

Applicant: Daniel Rosie, Carlsbad, California
    The applicant requests a new permit to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, release, collect adult vouchers, and collect 
branchiopod cysts) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
conservatio), longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), San 
Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), Riverside fairy 
shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), and vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi); and take (survey by pursuit) the Quino 
checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) 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. 2015-25508 Filed 10-6-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4333-15-P