Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit Applications, 21892-21898 [2016-08459]

Download as PDF 21892 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 13, 2016 / Notices United States or its agencies or officers or any other person. In accordance with sec. 212(d)(3)(B)(ii) of the INA, 8 U.S.C. 1182(d)(3)(B)(ii), a report on the aliens to whom this exercise of authority is applied, on the basis of case-by-case decisions by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security or by the U.S. Department of State, shall be provided to the specified congressional committees not later than 90 days after the end of the fiscal year. This determination is based on an assessment related to the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States as they apply to the particular persons described herein and shall not have any application with respect to other persons or to other provisions of U.S. law. Jeh Charles Johnson, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–08494 Filed 4–12–16; 8:45 am] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 9110–9M–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Fish and Wildlife Service Background [FWS–R3–ES–2016–N070; FXES11130300000–167–FF03E00000] We invite public comment on the following permit applications for certain activities with endangered species authorized by section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and our regulations governing the taking of endangered species in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR part 17. Submit your written data, comments, or request for a copy of the complete application to the mailing address or email address shown in ADDRESSES. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability of permit applications; request for comments. 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 or threatened species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. DATES: We must receive any written comments on or before May 13, 2016. ADDRESSES: Send written comments by U.S. mail to the Regional Director, Attn: Carlita Payne, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, 5600 American Blvd. West, Suite 990, Bloomington, MN 55437–1458; or by electronic mail to permitsR3ES@fws.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carlita Payne, (612) 713–5343. SUMMARY: Pocketbook, Ouachita rock ...................................................................... Bean, rayed .............................................................................................. Catspaw, white (pearlymussel) ................................................................ Higgins eye (pearlymussel) ...................................................................... Mapleleaf, winged ..................................................................................... Mussel, scaleshell .................................................................................... Mussel, sheepnose ................................................................................... Mussel, snuffbox ....................................................................................... Pearlymussel, Curtis ................................................................................. Pearlymussel, purple cat’s paw ................................................................ Spectaclecase (mussel) ........................................................................... Acornshell, southern ................................................................................. Bean, Cumberland (pearlymussel) ........................................................... Blossom, green (pearlymussel) ................................................................ Blossom, tubercled (pearlymussel) .......................................................... Blossom, turgid (pearlymussel) ................................................................ Blossom, yellow (pearlymussel) ............................................................... Combshell, Cumberlandian ...................................................................... Combshell, upland .................................................................................... Elktoe, Appalachian .................................................................................. Elktoe, Cumberland .................................................................................. Fanshell .................................................................................................... Fatmucket, Arkansas ................................................................................ Kidneyshell, triangular .............................................................................. Lampmussel, Alabama ............................................................................. Lilliput, pale (pearlymussel) ...................................................................... Moccasinshell, Coosa ............................................................................... Monkeyface, Cumberland (pearlymussel) ................................................ Mucket, pink (pearlymussel) ..................................................................... Mussel, oyster .......................................................................................... Pearlymussel, birdwing ............................................................................. Pearlymussel, cracking ............................................................................. Pearlymussel, dromedary ......................................................................... Pearlymussel, littlewing ............................................................................ Pigtoe, Cumberland .................................................................................. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Apr 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Permit Applications Permit Application Number: TE206781 Applicant: Ecological Specialists, Inc., O’Fallon, MO The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release, capture and relocate) federally listed mussels throughout the States of Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin, and West Virginia. The following mussel species are included: Arkansia wheeleri. Villosa fabalis. Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua. Lampsilis higginsii. Quadrula fragosa. Leptodea leptodon. Plethobasus cyphyus. Epioblasma triquetra. Epioblasma florentina curtisii. Epioblasma obliquata obliquata. Cumberlandia monodonta. Epioblasma othcaloogensis. Villosa trabalis. Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculum. Epioblasma torulosa torulosa. Epioblasma turgidula. Epioblasma florentina florentina. Epioblasma brevidens. Epioblasma metastriata. Alasmidonta raveneliana. Alasmidonta atropurpurea. Cyprogenia stegaria. Lampsilis powellii. Ptychobranchus greenii. Lampsilis virescens. Toxolasma cylindrellus. Medionidus parvulus. Quadrula intermedia. Lampsilis abrupta. Epioblasma capsaeformis. Lemiox rimosus. Hemistena lata. Dromus dromas. Pegias fabula. Pleurobema gibberum. Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 13, 2016 / Notices Pigtoe, finerayed ....................................................................................... Pigtoe, Georgia ......................................................................................... Pigtoe, rough ............................................................................................ Pigtoe, shiny ............................................................................................. Pigtoe, southern ....................................................................................... Pimpleback, orangefoot (pearlymussel) ................................................... Pocketbook, fat ......................................................................................... Pocketbook, fine-lined .............................................................................. Pocketbook, speckled ............................................................................... Riffleshell, tan ........................................................................................... Ring pink (mussel) .................................................................................... Wartyback, white (pearlymussel) ............................................................. Bean, purple ............................................................................................. Clubshell ................................................................................................... Monkeyface, Appalachian (pearlymussel) ................................................ Rabbitsfoot, rough .................................................................................... Riffleshell, northern ................................................................................... Spinymussel, James ................................................................................. Wedgemussel, dwarf ................................................................................ Kidneyshell, fluted .................................................................................... Mucket, Neosho ........................................................................................ Pearlymussel, slabside ............................................................................. Rabbitsfoot ................................................................................................ Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE182436 Applicant: Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) and take (conduct hibernacula surveys) gray bat (Myotis grisescens) throughout Illinois. Proposed activities are for the documentation of species presence and habitat use, population monitoring, and evaluation of impacts to enhance recovery and survival of the species in the wild. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Apr 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 Fusconaia cuneolus. Pleurobema hanleyianum. Pleurobema plenum. Fusconaia cor. Pleurobema georgianum. Plethobasus cooperianus. Potamilus capax. Lampsilis altilis. Lampsilis streckeri. Epioblasma florentina walkeri (=E. walkeri). Obovaria retusa. Plethobasus cicatricosus. Villosa perpurpurea. Pleurobema clava. Quadrula sparsa. Quadrula cylindrica strigillata. Epioblasma torulosa rangiana. Pleurobema collina. Alasmidonta heterodon. Ptychobranchus subtentum. Lampsilis rafinesqueana. Pleuronaia dolabelloides. Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica. Permit Application Number: TE71041B Applicant: Iwona Kuczynska, Richmond Heights, MO The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (capture and release) American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) in the States of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Texas. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE38821A Applicant: Stantec Consulting Services. Louisville, KY The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis grisescens), Bean, rayed .............................................................................................. Higgins eye (pearlymussel) ...................................................................... Mussel, sheepnose ................................................................................... Mussel, snuffbox ....................................................................................... Purple cat’s paw pearlymussel ................................................................. Spectaclecase (mussel) ........................................................................... Bean, Cumberland (pearlymussel) ........................................................... Combshell, Cumberlandian ...................................................................... Fanshell .................................................................................................... Mucket, pink (pearlymussel) ..................................................................... Mussel, oyster .......................................................................................... Pearlymussel, birdwing ............................................................................. Pearlymussel, cracking ............................................................................. Pearlymussel, dromedary ......................................................................... Pearlymussel, littlewing ............................................................................ Pigtoe, finerayed ....................................................................................... Pigtoe, rough ............................................................................................ Pigtoe, shiny ............................................................................................. Pimpleback, orangefoot (pearlymussel) ................................................... Pocketbook, fat ......................................................................................... Riffleshell, tan ........................................................................................... Ring pink (mussel) .................................................................................... Wartyback, white (pearlymussel) ............................................................. Bean, purple ............................................................................................. Clubshell ................................................................................................... Rabbitsfoot, rough .................................................................................... PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 21893 northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis),, Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens), copperbelly watersnake (Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta), and federally listed mussels and fish in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. The following mussel and fish species are included: Villosa fabalis. Lampsilis higginsii. Plethobasus cyphyus. Epioblasma triquetra. Epioblasma obliquata obliquata. Cumberlandia monodonta. Villosa trabalis. Epioblasma brevidens. Cyprogenia stegaria. Lampsilis abrupta. Epioblasma capsaeformis. Lemiox rimosus. Hemistena lata. Dromus dromas. Pegias fabula. Fusconaia cuneolus. Pleurobema plenum. Fusconaia cor. Plethobasus cooperianus. Potamilus capax. Epioblasma florentina walkeri (=E. walkeri). Obovaria retusa. Plethobasus cicatricosus. Villosa perpurpurea. Pleurobema clava. Quadrula cylindrica strigillata. Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1 21894 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 13, 2016 / Notices Riffleshell, northern ................................................................................... Kidneyshell, fluted .................................................................................... Pearlymussel, slabside ............................................................................. Rabbitsfoot ................................................................................................ Dace, blackside ........................................................................................ Darter, duskytail ........................................................................................ Darter, Kentucky arrow ............................................................................. Darter, relict .............................................................................................. Shiner, palezone ....................................................................................... Sturgeon, pallid ......................................................................................... Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE85229B Applicant: Jeffrey Stone, Greenville, IL The applicant requests a permit to take (capture and release) American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) in the States of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Texas. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE24334B Applicant: Shaylyn Hatch, Covington, PA The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis grisescens), and northern longeared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in the States of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE135297 Applicant: Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, MO The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and release, capture and hold) American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) at the Zoo facility in St. Louis, MO, and in the States of Arkansas and Missouri. Proposed activities are for the propagation and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Permit Application Number: TE02378A Applicant: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, St. Paul, MN The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and release) Higgins eye (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis higginsii), scaleshell mussel (Leptodea leptodon), snuffbox mussel (Epioblasma triquetra), sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus), spectaclecase VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Apr 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 Epioblasma torulosa rangiana. Ptychobranchus subtentum. Pleuronaia dolabelloides. Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica. Phoxinus cumberlandensis. Etheostoma percnurum. Etheostoma spilotum. Etheostoma chienense. Notropis albizonatus. Scaphirhynchus albus. (mussel) (Cumberlandia monodonta), and winged mapleleaf (Quadrula fragosa) in the States of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE03450B Applicant: Erin Basiger, Cloverdale, IN The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE89557A Applicant: TRC Companies, Inc., Cleveland, OH The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release) Higgins eye (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis higginsii), pink mucket (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis abrupta), speckeled pocketbook (Lampsilis streckeri), Neosho mucket (Lampsilis rafinesqueana), scaleshell mussel (Leptodea leptodon), snuffbox mussel (Epioblasma triquetra), northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana), purple cat’s paw pearlymussel (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata), white catspaw (pearlymussel) (Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua), sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus), orangefoot pimpleback (pearlymussel) (Plethobasus cooperianus), spectaclecase (mussel) (Cumberlandia monodonta), clubshell (Pleurobema clava), fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria), fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax), rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica), and PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 rayed bean (Villosa fabalis) in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE06873B Applicant: Andrew Carson, Cincinnati, OH The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), and Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) in the District of Columbia and in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE07358A Applicant: Ryan Slack, Indianapolis, IN The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (capture and release, trap, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), and Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) in the District of Columbia and in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 13, 2016 / Notices Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE85232B Applicant: Zachary Kaiser, Ethridge, MT (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) in the States of Illinois and Missouri. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE85228B Applicant: Eric Schroder, Fairmont, WV 21895 Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (capture and release, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (capture and release, trap, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE85227B Permit Application Number: TE43605A Applicant: Jacquelyn Dearborn, Columbia, MO Applicant: Daniel Cox, Streator, IL Applicant: George Watters, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, sample and release, propagate and release) federally listed mussels in the States of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. The following mussel species are included: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (capture and release, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), and Ozark big-eared bat Bean, rayed .............................................................................................. Mussel, sheepnose ................................................................................... Mussel, snuffbox ....................................................................................... Purple cat’s paw pearlymussel ................................................................. Spectaclecase (mussel) ........................................................................... Bean, Cumberland (pearlymussel) ........................................................... Fanshell .................................................................................................... Mucket, pink (pearlymussel) ..................................................................... Pearlymussel, cracking ............................................................................. Pigtoe, rough ............................................................................................ Pimpleback, orangefoot (pearlymussel) ................................................... Pocketbook, fat ......................................................................................... Ring pink (mussel) .................................................................................... Wartyback, white (pearlymussel) ............................................................. Clubshell ................................................................................................... Riffleshell, northern ................................................................................... Catspaw, white (pearlymussel) ................................................................ Mapleleaf, winged ..................................................................................... Threeridge, fat .......................................................................................... Slabshell, Chipola ..................................................................................... Bankclimber, purple .................................................................................. Pocketbook, shinyrayed ........................................................................... Moccasinshell, Gulf .................................................................................. Pigtoe, oval ............................................................................................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Apr 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Permit Application Number: TE48832A Applicant: Kevin Roe, Iowa State University, Ames, IA The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release, sample, and collect vouchers) scaleshell mussel (Leptodea leptodon), pink mucket (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis abrupta), and Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka) in the States of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, and South Dakota. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE088720 Villosa fabalis Plethobasus cyphyus Epioblasma triquetra Epioblasma obliquata obliquata Cumberlandia monodonta Villosa trabalis Cyprogenia stegaria Lampsilis abrupta Hemistena lata Pleurobema plenum Plethobasus cooperianus Potamilus capax Obovaria retusa Plethobasus cicatricosus Pleurobema clava Epioblasma torulosa rangiana Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua Quadrula fragosa Amblema neislerii Elliptio chipolaensis Elliptoideus sloatianus Lampsilis subangulata Medionidus penicillatus Pleurobema pyriforme Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1 21896 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 13, 2016 / Notices Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE31310A asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, MN The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and release) Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka) within the State of Minnesota. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE130900 Applicant: EnviroScience, Inc., Stow, OH The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and release) Pocketbook, Ouachita rock ...................................................................... Bean, rayed .............................................................................................. Catspaw, white (pearlymussel) ................................................................ Higgins eye (pearlymussel) ...................................................................... Mapleleaf, winged ..................................................................................... Mussel, scaleshell .................................................................................... Mussel, sheepnose ................................................................................... Mussel, snuffbox ....................................................................................... Pearlymussel, Curtis ................................................................................. Purple cat’s paw pearlymussel ................................................................. Spectaclecase (mussel) ........................................................................... Acornshell, southern ................................................................................. Bean, Cumberland (pearlymussel) ........................................................... Combshell, Cumberlandian ...................................................................... Combshell, upland .................................................................................... Elktoe, Appalachian .................................................................................. Elktoe, Cumberland .................................................................................. Fanshell .................................................................................................... fatmucket, Arkansas ................................................................................. Kidneyshell, triangular .............................................................................. Lampmussel, Alabama ............................................................................. Lilliput, pale (pearlymussel) ...................................................................... Moccasinshell, Coosa ............................................................................... Monkeyface, Cumberland (pearlymussel) ................................................ Mucket, pink (pearlymussel) ..................................................................... Mussel, oyster .......................................................................................... Pearlymussel, birdwing ............................................................................. Pearlymussel, cracking ............................................................................. Pearlymussel, dromedary ......................................................................... Pearlymussel, littlewing ............................................................................ Pigtoe, Cumberland .................................................................................. Pigtoe, finerayed ....................................................................................... Pigtoe, Georgia ......................................................................................... Pigtoe, rough ............................................................................................ Pigtoe, shiny ............................................................................................. Pigtoe, southern ....................................................................................... Pimpleback, orangefoot (pearlymussel) ................................................... Pocketbook, fat ......................................................................................... Pocketbook, fine-lined .............................................................................. Riffleshell, tan ........................................................................................... Ring pink (mussel) .................................................................................... Wartyback, white (pearlymussel) ............................................................. Bean, purple ............................................................................................. Clubshell ................................................................................................... Monkeyface, Appalachian (pearlymussel) ................................................ Rabbitsfoot, rough .................................................................................... Riffleshell, northern ................................................................................... Spinymussel, James ................................................................................. Wedgemussel, dwarf ................................................................................ Kidneyshell, fluted .................................................................................... Pearlymussel, slabside ............................................................................. Rabbitsfoot ................................................................................................ Threeridge, fat .......................................................................................... Slabshell, Chipola ..................................................................................... Bankclimber, purple .................................................................................. Pocketbook, shinyrayed ........................................................................... Moccasinshell, Gulf .................................................................................. Pigtoe, oval ............................................................................................... Bean, Choctaw ......................................................................................... Pigtoe, fuzzy ............................................................................................. Pigtoe, narrow .......................................................................................... Moccasinshell, Alabama ........................................................................... Moccasinshell, Ochlockonee .................................................................... Clubshell, ovate ........................................................................................ VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Apr 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 federally listed mussels and fish in the States of Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. The following mussel and fish species are included: Arkansia wheeleri. Villosa fabalis. Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua. Lampsilis higginsii. Quadrula fragosa. Leptodea leptodon. Plethobasus cyphyus. Epioblasma triquetra. Epioblasma florentina curtisii. Epioblasma obliquata obliquata. Cumberlandia monodonta. Epioblasma othcaloogensis Villosa trabalis. Epioblasma brevidens. Epioblasma metastriata. Alasmidonta raveneliana. Alasmidonta atropurpurea. Cyprogenia stegaria. Lampsilis powellii. Ptychobranchus greenii. Lampsilis virescens. Toxolasma cylindrellus. Medionidus parvulus. Quadrula intermedia. Lampsilis abrupta. Epioblasma capsaeformis. Lemiox rimosus. Hemistena lata. Dromus dromas. Pegias fabula. Pleurobema gibberum. Fusconaia cuneolus. Pleurobema hanleyianum. Pleurobema plenum. Fusconaia cor. Pleurobema georgianum. Plethobasus cooperianus. Potamilus capax. Lampsilis altilis. Epioblasma florentina walkeri (=E. walkeri). Obovaria retusa. Plethobasus cicatricosus. Villosa perpurpurea. Pleurobema clava. Quadrula sparsa. Quadrula cylindrica strigillata. Epioblasma torulosa rangiana. Pleurobema collina. Alasmidonta heterodon. Ptychobranchus subtentum. Pleuronaia dolabelloides. Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica. Amblema neislerii. Elliptio chipolaensis. Elliptoideus sloatianus. Lampsilis subangulata. Medionidus penicillatus. Pleurobema pyriforme. Villosa choctawensis. Pleurobema strodeanum. Fusconaia escambia. Medionidus acutissimus. Medionidus simpsonianus. Pleurobema perovatum. Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 13, 2016 / Notices Ebonyshell, round ..................................................................................... Clubshell, southern ................................................................................... Kidneyshell, southern ............................................................................... Pearlshell, Alabama .................................................................................. Pigtoe, southern ....................................................................................... Pigtoe, tapered ......................................................................................... Sturgeon, shortnose ................................................................................. Shiner, blue .............................................................................................. Darter, Cherokee ...................................................................................... Darter, Etowah .......................................................................................... Darter, amber ........................................................................................... Darter, goldline ......................................................................................... Logperch, Conasauga .............................................................................. Darter, snail .............................................................................................. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE02373A Applicant: Environmental Solutions and Innovations, Inc., Cincinnati, OH The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release) American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus); take (capture and release, handle, and radiotag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), northern longeared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), and Ozark bigeared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens); take (survey and identify) running buffalo clover (Trifolium stoloniferum) and northeastern bulrush (Scirpus ancistrochaetus); and take (capture and release) 56 federally listed mussel species and 5 federally listed fish species in the territories of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and in the States of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, and Texas. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Permit Application Number: TE89558A Applicant: Shannon Romeling, Ranchos de Taos, NM The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release, handle, and radiotag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), northern longeared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), and Ozark bigeared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) in the District of Columbia and in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Apr 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 21897 Fusconaia rotulata. Pleurobema decisum. Ptychobranchus jonesi. Margaritifera marrianae. Pleurobema georgianum. Fusconia burkei. Acipenser brevirostrum. Cyprinella caerulea. Etheostoma scotti. Etheostoma etowahae. Percina antesella. Percina aurolineata. Percina jenkinsi. Percina tanasi. North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE62311A Applicant: Mary Gilmore, Stow, OH The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release, handle, band, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE206783 Applicant: Marlo Perdicas, Marshallville, OH The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release, handle, and radiotag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE38835A Applicant: Land Conservancy of West Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (presence and absence surveys, habitat management, and prescribed fire) Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides Melissa samuelis) in Kent County, Michigan. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE08603A Permit Application Number: TE71718A Applicant: Michelle Malcosky, Hudson, OH Applicant: Bradley Steffen, Cincinnati, OH The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release, handle, radio-tag, trap, collect hair and tissue, and enter hibernacula) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), and Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus) in the District of Columbia and in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release, handle, band, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in the States of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1 21898 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 13, 2016 / Notices Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE85231B Applicant: Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, hold, propagate, and release) Mitchell’s satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchelli mitchelli) in the State of Michigan. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE85233B Applicant: Shelly Colatskie, Cedar Hill, MO The applicant requests a permit to take (capture and release, handle, radiotag, and enter hibernacula) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), and Ozark bigeared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens); take (capture and release) Ozark hellbender (Cryptobrachus alleganiensis bishopi); and take (capture and release, and harass by survey) Ozark cavefish (Amblyopsis rosae), Grotto sculpin (Cottus specus), and Tumbling Creek Cavesnail (Antrobia culveri) throughout the range of the species. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Permit Application Number: TE92978B asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Helms and Associates, Bellevue, IA 17:41 Apr 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 Permit Application Number: TE042946 Applicant: James Garvey, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take (capture and release) pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) in the States of Illinois and Missouri. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. Request for Public Comments We seek public review and comments on these permit applications. Please refer to the permit number when you submit comments. Comments and materials we receive are available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: April 7, 2016. Lynn M. Lewis, Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Midwest Region. [FR Doc. 2016–08459 Filed 4–12–16; 8:45 am] The applicant requests a permit to take (capture and release) Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka), Higgins eye (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis higginsii), pink mucket (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis abrupta), scaleshell mussel (Leptodea leptodon), snuffbox mussel (Epioblasma triquetra), northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana), purple cat’s paw pearlymussel (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata), white catspaw (pearlymussel) (Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua), sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus), orangefoot pimpleback (pearlymussel) (Plethobasus cooperianus), spectaclecase (mussel) (Cumberlandia monodonta), clubshell (Pleurobema clava), fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria), fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax), winged mapleleaf VerDate Sep<11>2014 (Quadrula fragosa), rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum) and rayed bean (Villosa fabalis) in the States of Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild. BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNVL03000 L12320000.EA0000.LVRDNV130000.XXX; 13–08807; MO# 4500089709; TAS: 16X1125] Notice of 2-year Extension of the Temporary Closure of the Ash Springs Recreation Site on Public Lands in Lincoln County, NV Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is to notify the public that a 2-year extension of the temporary SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 closure is in effect on public lands at the Ash Springs Recreation Site administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely District, Caliente Field Office as authorized under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and pursuant to BLM regulations. The Ash Springs Recreation Site located in Lincoln County, Nevada, has been closed for public safety purposes and resource protection for federally listed endangered species and BLM sensitive species. DATES: This extension of the temporary closure is in effect on the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register and expires on April 13, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Carlton, Caliente Field Manager, 775–726–8100, email ccarlton@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question for the above individuals. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Ash Springs Recreation Site is located approximately 100 miles north of Las Vegas along U.S. Highway 93 in Pahranagat Valley in Lincoln County. The recreation site is defined by an existing fence and the closed lands are limited to the fenced area. The affected public lands are described as follows: Mount Diablo Meridian T. 6 S., R. 61 E., sec. 6, Lot 8. The lands described contain 1.18 acres, more or less, in Lincoln County. An extension of the temporary closure of the Ash Springs Recreation Site is necessary. The BLM currently is in the process of developing a management plan and environmental assessment (EA). The plan will determine the type and level of recreational uses suitable for the site, while protecting habitat for the endangered White River springfish and for three BLM Nevada sensitive species: Pahranagat naucorid bug, Grated tryonia, and Pahranagat pebblesnail. The BLM will analyze any actions for repairing, rehabilitating, and/ or reopening the site through the EA in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, incorporating public comments. The BLM analyzed the original temporary closure through an EA #DOI– BLM–NV–L030–0013–0032–EA. The document analyzed the action of temporarily closing the public lands of E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 71 (Wednesday, April 13, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21892-21898]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-08459]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R3-ES-2016-N070; FXES11130300000-167-FF03E00000]


Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit 
Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability of permit applications; request for 
comments.

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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 or threatened species 
unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The Act requires that we 
invite public comment before issuing these permits.

DATES: We must receive any written comments on or before May 13, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments by U.S. mail to the Regional Director, 
Attn: Carlita Payne, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological 
Services, 5600 American Blvd. West, Suite 990, Bloomington, MN 55437-
1458; or by electronic mail to permitsR3ES@fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carlita Payne, (612) 713-5343.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    We invite public comment on the following permit applications for 
certain activities with endangered species authorized by section 
10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and our regulations 
governing the taking of endangered species in the Code of Federal 
Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR part 17. Submit your written data, 
comments, or request for a copy of the complete application to the 
mailing address or email address shown in ADDRESSES.

Permit Applications

Permit Application Number: TE206781

Applicant: Ecological Specialists, Inc., O'Fallon, MO
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release, capture and relocate) federally listed mussels 
throughout the States of Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, 
Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, 
Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, 
Wisconsin, and West Virginia. The following mussel species are 
included:

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Pocketbook, Ouachita rock..............  Arkansia wheeleri.
Bean, rayed............................  Villosa fabalis.
Catspaw, white (pearlymussel)..........  Epioblasma obliquata
                                          perobliqua.
Higgins eye (pearlymussel).............  Lampsilis higginsii.
Mapleleaf, winged......................  Quadrula fragosa.
Mussel, scaleshell.....................  Leptodea leptodon.
Mussel, sheepnose......................  Plethobasus cyphyus.
Mussel, snuffbox.......................  Epioblasma triquetra.
Pearlymussel, Curtis...................  Epioblasma florentina curtisii.
Pearlymussel, purple cat's paw.........  Epioblasma obliquata obliquata.
Spectaclecase (mussel).................  Cumberlandia monodonta.
Acornshell, southern...................  Epioblasma othcaloogensis.
Bean, Cumberland (pearlymussel)........  Villosa trabalis.
Blossom, green (pearlymussel)..........  Epioblasma torulosa
                                          gubernaculum.
Blossom, tubercled (pearlymussel)......  Epioblasma torulosa torulosa.
Blossom, turgid (pearlymussel).........  Epioblasma turgidula.
Blossom, yellow (pearlymussel).........  Epioblasma florentina
                                          florentina.
Combshell, Cumberlandian...............  Epioblasma brevidens.
Combshell, upland......................  Epioblasma metastriata.
Elktoe, Appalachian....................  Alasmidonta raveneliana.
Elktoe, Cumberland.....................  Alasmidonta atropurpurea.
Fanshell...............................  Cyprogenia stegaria.
Fatmucket, Arkansas....................  Lampsilis powellii.
Kidneyshell, triangular................  Ptychobranchus greenii.
Lampmussel, Alabama....................  Lampsilis virescens.
Lilliput, pale (pearlymussel)..........  Toxolasma cylindrellus.
Moccasinshell, Coosa...................  Medionidus parvulus.
Monkeyface, Cumberland (pearlymussel)..  Quadrula intermedia.
Mucket, pink (pearlymussel)............  Lampsilis abrupta.
Mussel, oyster.........................  Epioblasma capsaeformis.
Pearlymussel, birdwing.................  Lemiox rimosus.
Pearlymussel, cracking.................  Hemistena lata.
Pearlymussel, dromedary................  Dromus dromas.
Pearlymussel, littlewing...............  Pegias fabula.
Pigtoe, Cumberland.....................  Pleurobema gibberum.

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Pigtoe, finerayed......................  Fusconaia cuneolus.
Pigtoe, Georgia........................  Pleurobema hanleyianum.
Pigtoe, rough..........................  Pleurobema plenum.
Pigtoe, shiny..........................  Fusconaia cor.
Pigtoe, southern.......................  Pleurobema georgianum.
Pimpleback, orangefoot (pearlymussel)..  Plethobasus cooperianus.
Pocketbook, fat........................  Potamilus capax.
Pocketbook, fine-lined.................  Lampsilis altilis.
Pocketbook, speckled...................  Lampsilis streckeri.
Riffleshell, tan.......................  Epioblasma florentina walkeri
                                          (=E. walkeri).
Ring pink (mussel).....................  Obovaria retusa.
Wartyback, white (pearlymussel)........  Plethobasus cicatricosus.
Bean, purple...........................  Villosa perpurpurea.
Clubshell..............................  Pleurobema clava.
Monkeyface, Appalachian (pearlymussel).  Quadrula sparsa.
Rabbitsfoot, rough.....................  Quadrula cylindrica
                                          strigillata.
Riffleshell, northern..................  Epioblasma torulosa rangiana.
Spinymussel, James.....................  Pleurobema collina.
Wedgemussel, dwarf.....................  Alasmidonta heterodon.
Kidneyshell, fluted....................  Ptychobranchus subtentum.
Mucket, Neosho.........................  Lampsilis rafinesqueana.
Pearlymussel, slabside.................  Pleuronaia dolabelloides.
Rabbitsfoot............................  Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica.
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    Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of 
survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE182436

Applicant: Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) and northern long-
eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) and take (conduct hibernacula 
surveys) gray bat (Myotis grisescens) throughout Illinois. Proposed 
activities are for the documentation of species presence and habitat 
use, population monitoring, and evaluation of impacts to enhance 
recovery and survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE71041B

Applicant: Iwona Kuczynska, Richmond Heights, MO
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (capture and 
release) American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) in the States 
of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and 
Texas. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of 
survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE38821A

Applicant: Stantec Consulting Services. Louisville, KY
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis 
grisescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis),, 
Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), Ozark 
big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens), copperbelly watersnake 
(Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta), and federally listed mussels and fish 
in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, 
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, 
Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, 
Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North 
Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, 
South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and 
Wisconsin. The following mussel and fish species are included:

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Bean, rayed............................  Villosa fabalis.
Higgins eye (pearlymussel).............  Lampsilis higginsii.
Mussel, sheepnose......................  Plethobasus cyphyus.
Mussel, snuffbox.......................  Epioblasma triquetra.
Purple cat's paw pearlymussel..........  Epioblasma obliquata obliquata.
Spectaclecase (mussel).................  Cumberlandia monodonta.
Bean, Cumberland (pearlymussel)........  Villosa trabalis.
Combshell, Cumberlandian...............  Epioblasma brevidens.
Fanshell...............................  Cyprogenia stegaria.
Mucket, pink (pearlymussel)............  Lampsilis abrupta.
Mussel, oyster.........................  Epioblasma capsaeformis.
Pearlymussel, birdwing.................  Lemiox rimosus.
Pearlymussel, cracking.................  Hemistena lata.
Pearlymussel, dromedary................  Dromus dromas.
Pearlymussel, littlewing...............  Pegias fabula.
Pigtoe, finerayed......................  Fusconaia cuneolus.
Pigtoe, rough..........................  Pleurobema plenum.
Pigtoe, shiny..........................  Fusconaia cor.
Pimpleback, orangefoot (pearlymussel)..  Plethobasus cooperianus.
Pocketbook, fat........................  Potamilus capax.
Riffleshell, tan.......................  Epioblasma florentina walkeri
                                          (=E. walkeri).
Ring pink (mussel).....................  Obovaria retusa.
Wartyback, white (pearlymussel)........  Plethobasus cicatricosus.
Bean, purple...........................  Villosa perpurpurea.
Clubshell..............................  Pleurobema clava.
Rabbitsfoot, rough.....................  Quadrula cylindrica
                                          strigillata.

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Riffleshell, northern..................  Epioblasma torulosa rangiana.
Kidneyshell, fluted....................  Ptychobranchus subtentum.
Pearlymussel, slabside.................  Pleuronaia dolabelloides.
Rabbitsfoot............................  Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica.
Dace, blackside........................  Phoxinus cumberlandensis.
Darter, duskytail......................  Etheostoma percnurum.
Darter, Kentucky arrow.................  Etheostoma spilotum.
Darter, relict.........................  Etheostoma chienense.
Shiner, palezone.......................  Notropis albizonatus.
Sturgeon, pallid.......................  Scaphirhynchus albus.
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    Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of 
survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE85229B

Applicant: Jeffrey Stone, Greenville, IL
    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture and release) 
American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) in the States of 
Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and 
Texas. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of 
survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE24334B

Applicant: Shaylyn Hatch, Covington, PA
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray 
bat (Myotis grisescens), and northern long-eared bat (Myotis 
septentrionalis) in the States of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, 
Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, 
Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Proposed activities 
are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the 
wild.

Permit Application Number: TE135297

Applicant: Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, MO
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and 
release, capture and hold) American burying beetle (Nicrophorus 
americanus) at the Zoo facility in St. Louis, MO, and in the States of 
Arkansas and Missouri. Proposed activities are for the propagation and 
enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE02378A

Applicant: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, St. Paul, 
MN
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and 
release) Higgins eye (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis higginsii), scaleshell 
mussel (Leptodea leptodon), snuffbox mussel (Epioblasma triquetra), 
sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus), spectaclecase (mussel) 
(Cumberlandia monodonta), and winged mapleleaf (Quadrula fragosa) in 
the States of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin. 
Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of 
the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE03450B

Applicant: Erin Basiger, Cloverdale, IN
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis 
griescens), and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in the 
States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, 
Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, 
Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North 
Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, 
Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Proposed activities 
are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the 
wild.

Permit Application Number: TE89557A

Applicant: TRC Companies, Inc., Cleveland, OH
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release) Higgins eye (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis higginsii), 
pink mucket (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis abrupta), speckeled pocketbook 
(Lampsilis streckeri), Neosho mucket (Lampsilis rafinesqueana), 
scaleshell mussel (Leptodea leptodon), snuffbox mussel (Epioblasma 
triquetra), northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana), purple 
cat's paw pearlymussel (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata), white catspaw 
(pearlymussel) (Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua), sheepnose mussel 
(Plethobasus cyphyus), orangefoot pimpleback (pearlymussel) 
(Plethobasus cooperianus), spectaclecase (mussel) (Cumberlandia 
monodonta), clubshell (Pleurobema clava), fanshell (Cyprogenia 
stegaria), fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax), rabbitsfoot (Quadrula 
cylindrica cylindrica), and rayed bean (Villosa fabalis) in the States 
of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, 
Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and 
Wisconsin. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of 
survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE06873B

Applicant: Andrew Carson, Cincinnati, OH
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis 
griescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), and Ozark 
big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) in the District of 
Columbia and in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, 
Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, 
Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, 
Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North 
Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, 
South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, 
Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed activities are for the recovery and 
enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE07358A

Applicant: Ryan Slack, Indianapolis, IN
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (capture and 
release, trap, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat 
(Myotis griescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), 
Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus), and Ozark 
big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) in the District of 
Columbia and in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, 
Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, 
Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, 
Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, 
North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania,

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Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, 
Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed activities 
are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the 
wild.

Permit Application Number: TE85232B

Applicant: Zachary Kaiser, Ethridge, MT
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (capture and 
release, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis 
griescens), and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis in the 
States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, 
Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, 
Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, 
New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, 
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, 
Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed 
activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the 
species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE85227B

Applicant: Jacquelyn Dearborn, Columbia, MO
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (capture and 
release, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis 
griescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), and Ozark 
big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) in the States of 
Illinois and Missouri. Proposed activities are for the recovery and 
enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE85228B

Applicant: Eric Schroder, Fairmont, WV
    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (capture and 
release, trap, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat 
(Myotis griescens), and northern long-eared bat (Myotis 
septentrionalis) in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, 
Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, 
Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, 
Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, 
New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, 
Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West 
Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed activities are for the 
recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE43605A

Applicant: Daniel Cox, Streator, IL
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) and northern long-
eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, 
Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, 
Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, 
Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New 
Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, 
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, 
Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed 
activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the 
species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE48832A

Applicant: Kevin Roe, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release, sample, and collect vouchers) scaleshell mussel 
(Leptodea leptodon), pink mucket (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis abrupta), 
and Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka) in the States of Iowa, Kansas, 
Minnesota, Missouri, and South Dakota. Proposed activities are for the 
recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE088720

Applicant: George Watters, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture, sample 
and release, propagate and release) federally listed mussels in the 
States of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, 
and West Virginia. The following mussel species are included:

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Bean, rayed............................  Villosa fabalis
Mussel, sheepnose......................  Plethobasus cyphyus
Mussel, snuffbox.......................  Epioblasma triquetra
Purple cat's paw pearlymussel..........  Epioblasma obliquata obliquata
Spectaclecase (mussel).................  Cumberlandia monodonta
Bean, Cumberland (pearlymussel)........  Villosa trabalis
Fanshell...............................  Cyprogenia stegaria
Mucket, pink (pearlymussel)............  Lampsilis abrupta
Pearlymussel, cracking.................  Hemistena lata
Pigtoe, rough..........................  Pleurobema plenum
Pimpleback, orangefoot (pearlymussel)..  Plethobasus cooperianus
Pocketbook, fat........................  Potamilus capax
Ring pink (mussel).....................  Obovaria retusa
Wartyback, white (pearlymussel)........  Plethobasus cicatricosus
Clubshell..............................  Pleurobema clava
Riffleshell, northern..................  Epioblasma torulosa rangiana
Catspaw, white (pearlymussel)..........  Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua
Mapleleaf, winged......................  Quadrula fragosa
Threeridge, fat........................  Amblema neislerii
Slabshell, Chipola.....................  Elliptio chipolaensis
Bankclimber, purple....................  Elliptoideus sloatianus
Pocketbook, shinyrayed.................  Lampsilis subangulata
Moccasinshell, Gulf....................  Medionidus penicillatus
Pigtoe, oval...........................  Pleurobema pyriforme
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    Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of 
survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE31310A

Applicant: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, MN
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and 
release) Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka) within the State of Minnesota. 
Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of 
the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE130900

Applicant: EnviroScience, Inc., Stow, OH
    The applicant requests a permit renewal to take (capture and 
release) federally listed mussels and fish in the States of Arkansas, 
Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, 
Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. The following 
mussel and fish species are included:

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Pocketbook, Ouachita rock..............  Arkansia wheeleri.
Bean, rayed............................  Villosa fabalis.
Catspaw, white (pearlymussel)..........  Epioblasma obliquata
                                          perobliqua.
Higgins eye (pearlymussel).............  Lampsilis higginsii.
Mapleleaf, winged......................  Quadrula fragosa.
Mussel, scaleshell.....................  Leptodea leptodon.
Mussel, sheepnose......................  Plethobasus cyphyus.
Mussel, snuffbox.......................  Epioblasma triquetra.
Pearlymussel, Curtis...................  Epioblasma florentina curtisii.
Purple cat's paw pearlymussel..........  Epioblasma obliquata obliquata.
Spectaclecase (mussel).................  Cumberlandia monodonta.
Acornshell, southern...................  Epioblasma othcaloogensis
Bean, Cumberland (pearlymussel)........  Villosa trabalis.
Combshell, Cumberlandian...............  Epioblasma brevidens.
Combshell, upland......................  Epioblasma metastriata.
Elktoe, Appalachian....................  Alasmidonta raveneliana.
Elktoe, Cumberland.....................  Alasmidonta atropurpurea.
Fanshell...............................  Cyprogenia stegaria.
fatmucket, Arkansas....................  Lampsilis powellii.
Kidneyshell, triangular................  Ptychobranchus greenii.
Lampmussel, Alabama....................  Lampsilis virescens.
Lilliput, pale (pearlymussel)..........  Toxolasma cylindrellus.
Moccasinshell, Coosa...................  Medionidus parvulus.
Monkeyface, Cumberland (pearlymussel)..  Quadrula intermedia.
Mucket, pink (pearlymussel)............  Lampsilis abrupta.
Mussel, oyster.........................  Epioblasma capsaeformis.
Pearlymussel, birdwing.................  Lemiox rimosus.
Pearlymussel, cracking.................  Hemistena lata.
Pearlymussel, dromedary................  Dromus dromas.
Pearlymussel, littlewing...............  Pegias fabula.
Pigtoe, Cumberland.....................  Pleurobema gibberum.
Pigtoe, finerayed......................  Fusconaia cuneolus.
Pigtoe, Georgia........................  Pleurobema hanleyianum.
Pigtoe, rough..........................  Pleurobema plenum.
Pigtoe, shiny..........................  Fusconaia cor.
Pigtoe, southern.......................  Pleurobema georgianum.
Pimpleback, orangefoot (pearlymussel)..  Plethobasus cooperianus.
Pocketbook, fat........................  Potamilus capax.
Pocketbook, fine-lined.................  Lampsilis altilis.
Riffleshell, tan.......................  Epioblasma florentina walkeri
                                          (=E. walkeri).
Ring pink (mussel).....................  Obovaria retusa.
Wartyback, white (pearlymussel)........  Plethobasus cicatricosus.
Bean, purple...........................  Villosa perpurpurea.
Clubshell..............................  Pleurobema clava.
Monkeyface, Appalachian (pearlymussel).  Quadrula sparsa.
Rabbitsfoot, rough.....................  Quadrula cylindrica
                                          strigillata.
Riffleshell, northern..................  Epioblasma torulosa rangiana.
Spinymussel, James.....................  Pleurobema collina.
Wedgemussel, dwarf.....................  Alasmidonta heterodon.
Kidneyshell, fluted....................  Ptychobranchus subtentum.
Pearlymussel, slabside.................  Pleuronaia dolabelloides.
Rabbitsfoot............................  Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica.
Threeridge, fat........................  Amblema neislerii.
Slabshell, Chipola.....................  Elliptio chipolaensis.
Bankclimber, purple....................  Elliptoideus sloatianus.
Pocketbook, shinyrayed.................  Lampsilis subangulata.
Moccasinshell, Gulf....................  Medionidus penicillatus.
Pigtoe, oval...........................  Pleurobema pyriforme.
Bean, Choctaw..........................  Villosa choctawensis.
Pigtoe, fuzzy..........................  Pleurobema strodeanum.
Pigtoe, narrow.........................  Fusconaia escambia.
Moccasinshell, Alabama.................  Medionidus acutissimus.
Moccasinshell, Ochlockonee.............  Medionidus simpsonianus.
Clubshell, ovate.......................  Pleurobema perovatum.

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Ebonyshell, round......................  Fusconaia rotulata.
Clubshell, southern....................  Pleurobema decisum.
Kidneyshell, southern..................  Ptychobranchus jonesi.
Pearlshell, Alabama....................  Margaritifera marrianae.
Pigtoe, southern.......................  Pleurobema georgianum.
Pigtoe, tapered........................  Fusconia burkei.
Sturgeon, shortnose....................  Acipenser brevirostrum.
Shiner, blue...........................  Cyprinella caerulea.
Darter, Cherokee.......................  Etheostoma scotti.
Darter, Etowah.........................  Etheostoma etowahae.
Darter, amber..........................  Percina antesella.
Darter, goldline.......................  Percina aurolineata.
Logperch, Conasauga....................  Percina jenkinsi.
Darter, snail..........................  Percina tanasi.
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    Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of 
survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE02373A

Applicant: Environmental Solutions and Innovations, Inc., Cincinnati, 
OH
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release) American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus); 
take (capture and release, handle, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis 
sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis 
septentrionalis), Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii 
virginianus), and Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens); 
take (survey and identify) running buffalo clover (Trifolium 
stoloniferum) and northeastern bulrush (Scirpus ancistrochaetus); and 
take (capture and release) 56 federally listed mussel species and 5 
federally listed fish species in the territories of Puerto Rico and the 
U.S. Virgin Islands, and in the States of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, 
Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, and Texas. Proposed activities 
are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the 
wild.

Permit Application Number: TE89558A

Applicant: Shannon Romeling, Ranchos de Taos, NM
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release, handle, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis 
sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis 
septentrionalis), Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii 
virginianus), and Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens) 
in the District of Columbia and in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, 
Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, 
Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, 
Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, 
New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, 
Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, 
Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed activities 
are for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the 
wild.

Permit Application Number: TE62311A

Applicant: Mary Gilmore, Stow, OH
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release, handle, band, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis 
sodalis) and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in the 
States of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, 
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, 
Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, 
Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North 
Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, 
South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, 
and Wyoming. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement 
of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE08603A

Applicant: Michelle Malcosky, Hudson, OH
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release, handle, band, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis 
sodalis) and northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in the 
States of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, 
Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Proposed activities are for the 
recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE206783

Applicant: Marlo Perdicas, Marshallville, OH
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release, handle, and radio-tag) Indiana bat (Myotis 
sodalis), gray bat (Myotis griescens), and northern long-eared bat 
(Myotis septentrionalis) in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, 
Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, 
Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New 
York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, 
Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Proposed activities are for the 
recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE38835A

Applicant: Land Conservancy of West Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(presence and absence surveys, habitat management, and prescribed fire) 
Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides Melissa samuelis) in Kent County, 
Michigan. Proposed activities are for the recovery and enhancement of 
survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE71718A

Applicant: Bradley Steffen, Cincinnati, OH
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release, handle, radio-tag, trap, collect hair and tissue, 
and enter hibernacula) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis 
griescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), and 
Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus) in the 
District of Columbia and in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, 
Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, 
Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, 
Minnesota,

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Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, 
North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode 
Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, 
West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Proposed activities are for the 
recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE85231B

Applicant: Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI
    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, hold, propagate, 
and release) Mitchell's satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchelli mitchelli) 
in the State of Michigan. Proposed activities are for the recovery and 
enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE85233B

Applicant: Shelly Colatskie, Cedar Hill, MO
    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture and release, 
handle, radio-tag, and enter hibernacula) Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), 
gray bat (Myotis griescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis 
septentrionalis), and Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii 
ingens); take (capture and release) Ozark hellbender (Cryptobrachus 
alleganiensis bishopi); and take (capture and release, and harass by 
survey) Ozark cavefish (Amblyopsis rosae), Grotto sculpin (Cottus 
specus), and Tumbling Creek Cavesnail (Antrobia culveri) throughout the 
range of the species. Proposed activities are for the recovery and 
enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Permit Application Number: TE92978B

Applicant: Helms and Associates, Bellevue, IA
    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture and release) 
Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka), Higgins eye (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis 
higginsii), pink mucket (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis abrupta), scaleshell 
mussel (Leptodea leptodon), snuffbox mussel (Epioblasma triquetra), 
northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana), purple cat's paw 
pearlymussel (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata), white catspaw 
(pearlymussel) (Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua), sheepnose mussel 
(Plethobasus cyphyus), orangefoot pimpleback (pearlymussel) 
(Plethobasus cooperianus), spectaclecase (mussel) (Cumberlandia 
monodonta), clubshell (Pleurobema clava), fanshell (Cyprogenia 
stegaria), fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax), winged mapleleaf (Quadrula 
fragosa), rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum) and rayed bean (Villosa 
fabalis) in the States of Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, 
Missouri, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Proposed activities are 
for the recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the 
wild.

Permit Application Number: TE042946

Applicant: James Garvey, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
    The applicant requests a permit renewal, with amendment to take 
(capture and release) pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) in the 
States of Illinois and Missouri. Proposed activities are for the 
recovery and enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.

Request for Public Comments

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

    Dated: April 7, 2016.
Lynn M. Lewis,
Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Midwest Region.
[FR Doc. 2016-08459 Filed 4-12-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4333-15-P