Agency Information Collection Activities; Using Web and Mobile-Based Applications During NPS Citizen Science Events, 59413 [2018-25430]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 226 / Friday, November 23, 2018 / Notices from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2. Alma Ripps, Chief, Office of Policy. [FR Doc. 2018–25541 Filed 11–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–NRSS–BRD–; PPWONRADB0PPMRSNR1Y.NM0000]; OMB Control Number 1024–0275] Agency Information Collection Activities; Using Web and MobileBased Applications During NPS Citizen Science Events National Park Service, Interior. Notice of information collection request; request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the National Park Service (NPS) are proposing to renew an information collection with revisions. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 22, 2019. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this Information Collection Request (ICR) by mail to Phadrea Ponds, Acting, Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service, 1201 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525 (mail); or phadrea_ponds@nps.gov (email). Please reference Information Collection Request 1024– 0275 in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this IC, contact Kriston Barnes, Natural Resource Stewardship and Science Directorate, National Park Service, 1201 Oakridge Dr., Suite 200, Fort Collins, CO 80525 (mail); kriston_barnes@ nps.gov (email); or: 970–658–6013 (phone). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. We are soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Nov 21, 2018 Jkt 247001 (ICR) that is described below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of the NPS; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the NPS enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the NPS minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this IC. 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. Abstract: The NPS is authorized by the National Park Service Protection Interpretation and research in System (54 U.S.C. 100701) to collect this information. The NPS is requesting approval to use mobile and web-based applications (e.g., iNaturalist, eBird, etc) as a means to collect natural history observational information from park visitors during citizen science events. The information will be used to substantiate the occurrence of plant, wildlife and invertebrate species within NPS units during these events. By using citizen science applications, this information will be immediately available to all parks and others interested in species identification and advancing the knowledge of the natural world. Using mobile and web-based applications will enable parks to increase the number of natural history observation records that will contribute to greater understanding of the biodiversity within the park systems. Title of Collection: Using web and mobile-based applications during NPS Citizen Science events. OMB Control Number: 1024–0275. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: General public, individual households, and nonfederal scientists. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 5,000. PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59413 Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2,500 (2,000 public and 500 non-federal scientists. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 50 minutes. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,083 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: One time. Total Estimated Annual Non-Hour Burden Cost: None. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq). Phadrea D. Ponds, Acting, NPS Information Collections Clearance Officer, National Park Service. [FR Doc. 2018–25430 Filed 11–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–CR–NR–NHL–FR00000038; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.50000; OMB Control Number 1024–0276] Agency Information Collection Activities; National Historic Landmarks Nomination Form National Park Service, Interior. Notice of information collection request; request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the National Park Service (NPS) are proposing to renew an information collection. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 22, 2019. ADDRESSES: Send comments on this Information Collection Request (ICR) to Phadrea D. Ponds, Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service, 1201 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525; or by email to phadrea_ponds@nps.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1024– 0276 in the subject line of your comments. DATES: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Patty Henry by email at patty_henry@nps.gov, or by telephone at 202–354–2216. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-NRSS-BRD-; PPWONRADB0PPMRSNR1Y.NM0000]; OMB Control Number 1024-
0275]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Using Web and Mobile-
Based Applications During NPS Citizen Science Events

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of information collection request; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, 
the National Park Service (NPS) are proposing to renew an information 
collection with revisions.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 22, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this Information Collection Request 
(ICR) by mail to Phadrea Ponds, Acting, Information Collection 
Clearance Officer, National Park Service, 1201 Oakridge Drive, Fort 
Collins, CO 80525 (mail); or [email protected] (email). Please 
reference Information Collection Request 1024- 0275 in the subject 
line.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this IC, contact Kriston Barnes, Natural Resource Stewardship and 
Science Directorate, National Park Service, 1201 Oakridge Dr., Suite 
200, Fort Collins, CO 80525 (mail); [email protected] (email); or: 
970-658-6013 (phone).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and 
continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact 
of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information 
collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired 
format.
    We are soliciting comments on the proposed information collection 
request (ICR) that is described below. We are especially interested in 
public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection 
necessary to the proper functions of the NPS; (2) will this information 
be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden 
accurate; (4) how might the NPS enhance the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the NPS 
minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including 
through the use of information technology.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this IC. 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.
    Abstract: The NPS is authorized by the National Park Service 
Protection Interpretation and research in System (54 U.S.C. 100701) to 
collect this information. The NPS is requesting approval to use mobile 
and web-based applications (e.g., iNaturalist, eBird, etc) as a means 
to collect natural history observational information from park visitors 
during citizen science events. The information will be used to 
substantiate the occurrence of plant, wildlife and invertebrate species 
within NPS units during these events. By using citizen science 
applications, this information will be immediately available to all 
parks and others interested in species identification and advancing the 
knowledge of the natural world. Using mobile and web-based applications 
will enable parks to increase the number of natural history observation 
records that will contribute to greater understanding of the 
biodiversity within the park systems.
    Title of Collection: Using web and mobile-based applications during 
NPS Citizen Science events.
    OMB Control Number: 1024-0275.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: General public, individual households, 
and non-federal scientists.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 5,000.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2,500 (2,000 public and 
500 non-federal scientists.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 50 minutes.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,083 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: One time.
    Total Estimated Annual Non-Hour Burden Cost: None.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.
    The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq).

Phadrea D. Ponds,
Acting, NPS Information Collections Clearance Officer, National Park 
Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-25430 Filed 11-21-18; 8:45 am]
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