Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications, 3805-3810 [2019-02103]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 13, 2019 / Notices (5) The applicant will carry out any other measures that the Service may require as being necessary or appropriate for the purposes of the plan. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Proposed Action The Service proposes to issue the requested ITP based on the applicant’s commitment to implement the renewed 2002 HCP for Hawaiian stilt at the Cyanotech aquaculture facility, Keahole Point, Hawaii. On March 18, 2002, the Service approved Cyanotech’s HCP and issued an ITP with a duration of 3 years for take of the endangered Hawaiian stilt incidental to ongoing operations and maintenance activities of the aquaculture facility. In September 2006, the Service permitted a 10-year extension of the ITP, which expired in March 2016. The 2006 ITP authorizes take of the covered species so long as the total number of stilts fledged at offsite locations is greater than the number of stilts incidentally taken over the tenyear permit term. In October 2015, Cyanotech submitted an application for renewal of the ITP and the HCP for an additional 19 years, until 2035. This request is being considered pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(B) of the ESA. Cyanotech proposes to continue normal microalgae operations, daily monitoring and maintenance at its aquaculture facility, and implementation of minimization measures described in their 2002 HCP and 2006 HCP amendment until 2035. All provisions for reporting, monitoring, adaptive management, and funding assurances from the original HCP will be maintained. Cyanotech currently has a net mitigation offset of 32 fledglings, and incidental take is not expected to exceed 1 stilt fledgling per year. Therefore, it is expected that the current offset of 32 fledglings is sufficient to compensate for take of an additional 20 Hawaiian stilt fledglings over the 19year permit renewal term. No additional compensatory mitigation is being proposed. National Environmental Policy Act Compliance The proposed issuance of an ITP is a Federal action that triggers the need for compliance with NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq). Pursuant to NEPA, we prepared an Environmental Action Statement (EAS) to analyze the environmental impacts of the proposed Federal action of issuing the requested ITP and implementation of the conservation program under the HCP. Based on the EAS, we have preliminarily determined that the proposed renewal of the ITP and HCP would have minor or negligible effects VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 on the species covered in the HCP. Therefore, we determined that the proposed HCP permit renewal qualifies for a categorical exclusion under NEPA, as provided by the Department of the Interior NEPA regulations (43 CFR part 46). Public Availability of Comments All comments and materials we receive become part of the public record associated with this action. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable information in your comments, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personally identifiable information— may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personally identifiable information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety. Comments and materials we receive, as well as supporting documentation, will be available for public inspection by appointment, during normal business hours, at our Pacific Islands Field Office (see ADDRESSES). Authority We provide this notice in accordance with the requirements of section 10(c) of the ESA and its implementing regulations (50 CFR 17.22 and 17.32) and NEPA and its implementing regulations (40 CFR 1506.6). Katherine B. Hollar, Acting Deputy Regional Director, Pacific Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2019–02163 Filed 2–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R8–ES–2018–N144; FXES11130800000–178–FF08E00000] Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comments. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received applications for permits to conduct SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3805 activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing any of the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period. DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before March 15, 2019. ADDRESSES: Document availability and comment submission: Submit requests for copies of the applications and related documents and submit any comments by one of the following methods. All requests and comments should specify the applicant name(s) and application number(s) (e.g., TEXXXXXX). • Email: permitsr8es@fws.gov. • U.S. Mail: Daniel Marquez, Endangered Species Program Manager, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 8, 2800 Cottage Way, Room W–2606, Sacramento, CA 95825. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Marquez, via phone at 760–431– 9440, via email at permitsr8es@fws.gov, or via the Federal Relay Service at 1– 800–877–8339 for TTY assistance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on applications for permits under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The requested permits would allow the applicants to conduct activities intended to promote recovery of species that are listed as endangered or threatened under the ESA. Background With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities that constitute take of listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activity. The ESA’s definition of ‘‘take’’ includes such activities as pursuing, harassing, trapping, capturing, or collecting in addition to hunting, shooting, harming, wounding, or killing. A recovery permit issued by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA authorizes the permittee to conduct activities with endangered or threatened species for scientific purposes that promote recovery or for enhancement of propagation or survival of the species. These activities often include such prohibited actions as capture and collection. Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) for these permits are found in the Code of Federal Regulations at 50 CFR 17.22 for E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 3806 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 13, 2019 / Notices khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES endangered wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.32 for threatened wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.62 for endangered plant species, and 50 CFR 17.72 for threatened plant species. Application No. Applicant, city, state TE–817400 ............ East Bay Regional Park District, Oakland, California. TE–102310 ............ Mitchell Dallas, Morro Bay, California. TE–14749C ........... Lorena Bernal, San Diego, California. TE–237061 ............ Daniel Chase, San Francisco, California. TE–012973 ............ Ecorp Consulting, Rocklin, California. TE–08086D ........... Santa Clara Valley Water District, San Jose, California. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Feb 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 Permit Applications Available for Review and Comment Proposed activities in the following permit requests are for the recovery and enhancement of propagation or survival of the species in the wild. The ESA requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. Species • Salt marsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris). • California least tern (Sternula antillarum browni (Sterna a. browni)), • California clapper rail ((Rallus longirostris obsoletus), • Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), • Longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), • San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), • Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), • Vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi). • Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), • Longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), • San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), • Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), • Vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi). • Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), • Longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), • San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), • Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), • Vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi). • Tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi). • San Bernardino Merriam’s kangaroo rat (Dipodomys merriami parvus). • California clapper rail (Rallus longirostris obsoletus). PO 00000 Frm 00060 Location Accordingly, we invite local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies and the public to submit written data, views, or arguments with respect to these applications. The comments and recommendations that will be most useful and likely to influence agency decisions are those supported by quantitative information or studies. Activity Type of take Permit action CA Survey, mark, track, nest monitor, collect vouchers. Capture, handle, insert PIT tags, collect vouchers, monitor nests. Renew and Amend. CA Survey, collect soil, identify branchiopod eggs. Capture, handle, release, collect vouchers, and collect soil. Renew. CA Survey .......................... Capture, handle, release, and collect vouchers. New. CA Survey and collect vouchers. Renew. CA Survey .......................... Capture, handle, release, and collect vouchers. Capture, handle, and release. CA Survey .......................... Survey .......................... New. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 Amend. Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 13, 2019 / Notices khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Application No. Applicant, city, state Species Location Activity TE–41182B ............ Karen Pope, Arcata, California. • Sierra Nevada yellowlegged frog (Rana sierrae). CA Survey and research studies. TE–094893 ............ Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Santa Barbara, California. • Hoffmann’s rockcress (Arabis hoffmannii). • Santa Rosa Island manzanita (Arctostaphylos confertiflora) • Marsh Sandwort (Arenaria paludicola) • Clara Hunt’s milkvetch (Astragalus claranus) • Ventura Marsh milkvetch (Astragalus pycnostachyus var. lanosissimus) • Braunton’s milk-vetch (Astragalus brauntonii) • Coastal dunes milkvetch (Astragalus tener var. titi) • Nevin’s barberry (Berberis nevinii) • Island Barberry (Berberis pinnata ssp. insularis) • Tiburon paintbrush (Castilleja affinis ssp. neglecta) • Soft-leaved paintbrush (Castilleja mollis) • California jewelflower (Caulanthus californicus) • Coyote ceanothus (Ceanothus ferrisiae) • Catalina Island mountain-mahogany (Cercocarpus traskiae) • Chorro Creek bog thistle (Cirsium fontinale var. obispoense) • La Graciosa thistle (Cirsium loncholepis) • Presidio clarkia (Clarkia franciscana) • Vine Hill clarkia (Clarkia imbricata) • Pismo clarkia (Clarkia speciosa ssp. immaculata) • Soft bird’s-beak (Cordylanthus mollis ssp. mollis) • Salt marsh bird’sbeak (Cordylanthus maritimus ssp. maritimus) • Gaviota Tarplant (Deinandra increscens ssp. villosa) • San Clemente Island larkspur (Delphinium variegatum ssp. kinkiense) • Vandenberg monkeyflower (Diplacus vandenbergensis) • Santa Clara Valley dudleya (Dudleya setchellii) CA Remove/reduce to possession from lands under Federal jurisdiction. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Type of take Capture, handle, take skin swabs, insert PIT tags, collect vouchers, salvage, and test for disease. Collect, bank seeds ...... E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 3807 Permit action Renew and Amend. Renew and Amend. 3808 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 13, 2019 / Notices khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Application No. Applicant, city, state Species Location Activity Type of take • Santa Barbara Island liveforever (Dudleya traskiae) • Kern mallow (Eremalche kernensis) • Indian Knob mountainbalm (Eriodictyon altissimum) • Lompoc yerba santa (Eriodictyon capitatum) • Loch Lomond coyote thistle (Eryngium constancei) • San Diego button-celery (Eryngium aristulatum var. parishii) • Menzies’ wallflower (Erysimum menziesii) • Island bedstraw (Galium buxifolium) • Monterey gilia (Gilia tenuiflora ssp. arenaria) • Hoffmann’s slenderflowered gilia (Gilia tenuiflora ssp. hoffmannii) • Contra Costa goldfields (Lasthenia conjugens) • Burke’s goldfields (Lasthenia burkei) • Beach layia (Layia carnosa) • San Joaquin woolythreads (Monolopia (=Lembertia) congdonii) • Sebastopol meadowfoam (Limnanthes vinculans) • San Clemente Island woodland-star (Lithophragma maximum) • Nipomo Mesa lupine (Lupinus nipomensis) • San Clemente Island bush-mallow (Malacothamnus clementinus) • Santa Cruz Island bush-mallow (Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nesioticus) • Island malacothrix (Malacothrix squalida) • Santa Cruz Island malacothrix (Malacothrix indecora) • Bakersfield cactus (Opuntia treleasei) • California Orcutt grass (Orcuttia californica) • Lyon’s pentachaeta (Pentachaeta lyonii) • Island phacelia (Phacelia insularis ssp. insularis) • Yadon’s piperia (Piperia yadonii) • Calistoga allocarya (Plagiobothrys strictus) VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 Permit action 3809 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 13, 2019 / Notices khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Application No. Applicant, city, state TE–797999 ............ Merkel & Associates, Inc., San Diego, California. TE–11825D ........... Autumn Skimin, Georgetown, California. TE–11840D ........... Josh Weinik, Long Beach, California. TE–821967 ............ Paul Galvin, Irvine, California. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Feb 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 Species • San Diego mesa-mint (Pogogyne abramsii) • Otay mesa-mint (Pogogyne nudiuscula) • Gambel’s watercress (Rorippa gambellii) • Santa Cruz Island rockcress (Sibara filifolia) • Keck’s Checker-mallow (Sidalcea keckii) • California seablite (Suaeda californica) • Santa Cruz Island fringepod (Thysanocarpus conchuliferus). • Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), • Longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), • San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), • Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), • Vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi), • Southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), • Quino checkerspot butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) • Light-footed clapper rail (light-footed Ridgway’s r.) (Rallus longirostris levipes) (R. obsoletus l.) • Unarmored threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus williamsoni) • Tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi). • Conservancy fairy shrimp (&), • Longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), • San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), • Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), • Vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi). • El Segundo blue butterfly (Euphilotes battoides allyni), • Palos Verdes blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis). • Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), • Longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), • San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), PO 00000 Frm 00063 Location Activity Type of take CA Survey .......................... Survey, Capture, handle, release, and collect vouchers. Renew. CA Survey .......................... Capture, handle, release, and collect vouchers. New. CA Survey .......................... Survey .......................... New. CA, NV Survey and nest monitor. Survey, nest monitor, Capture, handle, release, and collect vouchers. Renew. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 Permit action 3810 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 13, 2019 / Notices Application No. Applicant, city, state TE–05665B ............ Lisa Achter, Grass Valley, California. TE–12771D ........... Lynn Sweet ................... Species • Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus woottoni), • Vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi), • Southwestern willow flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus), • Least Bell’s vireo (Vireo belli pusillus). • California tiger salamander (Sonoma County Distinct Population Segment (DPS)) (Ambystoma californiense). • Triple-ribbed milkvetch (Astragalus tricarinatus). Activity Capture, handle, and release. Amend. CA Remove/reduce to possession from lands under Federal jurisdiction. Collect tissue and whole plants. New. Written comments we receive become part of the administrative record associated with this action. 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 request in your comment that we withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety. Fish and Wildlife Service Authority We publish this notice under section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Angela Picco, Acting Chief of Ecological Services, Pacific Southwest Region, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2019–02103 Filed 2–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Feb 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 [FWS–R4–ES–2018–N134; FXES11140400000–178–FF04EF2000] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Availability of Two Habitat Conservation Plans for Sand Skink and Blue-Tailed Mole Skink, Osceola and Polk Counties, FL Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments and information. AGENCY: We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have received two applications for incidental take permits (ITP) under the Endangered Species Act. Florida Bramingham, Inc. (Permit TE94080C–0) and Palmetto Lake WalesHwy 60, LLC (Permit 94085C–0) (applicants) are requesting individual ITPs for take of sand skink and bluetailed mole skink. We request public comments on these permit applications, each of which includes a habitat conservation plan (HCP), and our preliminary determinations that these HCPs qualify as low effect under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). To make these determinations, we used our environmental action statements and low-effect screening forms, which are also available for review. SUMMARY: We must receive your written comments on or before March 15, 2019. ADDRESSES: Obtaining Documents: You may obtain copies of the documents by any of the following methods. Be sure to specify clearly the ITP applications for which you want documents. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Permit action Survey .......................... DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR If we decide to issue permits to any of the applicants listed in this notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register. Type of take CA Public Availability of Comments Next Steps khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Location Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Telephone: Alfredo Begazo, at 772– 469–4234. • Email: alfredo_begazo@fws.gov. • U.S. mail: Alfredo Begazo, South Florida Ecological Services Office; Attn: ‘‘Florida Bramingham, Inc. Permit-TE 94080C–0’’ and/or ‘‘Palmetto Lake Wales-Hwy 60, LLC Permit-TE 94085C–0,’’ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; 1339 20th Street; Vero Beach, FL 32960–3559. • In-person review: The documents are available for public inspection by appointment during normal business hours at the above address. Please call to make an appointment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Alfredo Begazo, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, South Florida Ecological Services Office (see ADDRESSES). We, the Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have received two applications for incidental take permits (ITPs) under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Florida Bramingham, Inc. is requesting a 30-year ITP, and Palmetto Lake WalesHwy 60, LLC is requesting a 5-year ITP for the take of the federally listed sand skink (Neoseps reynoldsi) and threatened blue-tailed mole skink (Eumeces egregious) (skinks). We request public comment on these permit applications, habitat conservation plans (HCPs), and on our preliminary determinations that these HCPs qualify as categorical exclusions under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA; 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.). To make these determinations, we used our environmental action statement and low-effect screening forms, which are also available for review. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 30 (Wednesday, February 13, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3805-3810]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-02103]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R8-ES-2018-N144; FXES11130800000-178-FF08E00000]


Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit 
Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

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

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received 
applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the 
propagation or survival of endangered or threatened species under the 
Endangered Species Act. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, 
and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing 
any of the requested permits, we will take into consideration any 
information that we receive during the public comment period.

DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before March 15, 
2019.

ADDRESSES: Document availability and comment submission: Submit 
requests for copies of the applications and related documents and 
submit any comments by one of the following methods. All requests and 
comments should specify the applicant name(s) and application number(s) 
(e.g., TEXXXXXX).
     Email: permitsr8es@fws.gov.
     U.S. Mail: Daniel Marquez, Endangered Species Program 
Manager, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 8, 2800 Cottage Way, 
Room W-2606, Sacramento, CA 95825.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Marquez, via phone at 760-431-
9440, via email at permitsr8es@fws.gov, or via the Federal Relay 
Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY assistance.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 
invite the public to comment on applications for permits under section 
10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 
1531 et seq.). The requested permits would allow the applicants to 
conduct activities intended to promote recovery of species that are 
listed as endangered or threatened under the ESA.

Background

    With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities that constitute 
take of listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows 
such activity. The ESA's definition of ``take'' includes such 
activities as pursuing, harassing, trapping, capturing, or collecting 
in addition to hunting, shooting, harming, wounding, or killing.
    A recovery permit issued by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA 
authorizes the permittee to conduct activities with endangered or 
threatened species for scientific purposes that promote recovery or for 
enhancement of propagation or survival of the species. These activities 
often include such prohibited actions as capture and collection. Our 
regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) for these permits are 
found in the Code of Federal Regulations at 50 CFR 17.22 for

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endangered wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.32 for threatened wildlife 
species, 50 CFR 17.62 for endangered plant species, and 50 CFR 17.72 
for threatened plant species.

Permit Applications Available for Review and Comment

    Proposed activities in the following permit requests are for the 
recovery and enhancement of propagation or survival of the species in 
the wild. The ESA requires that we invite public comment before issuing 
these permits. Accordingly, we invite local, State, Tribal, and Federal 
agencies and the public to submit written data, views, or arguments 
with respect to these applications. The comments and recommendations 
that will be most useful and likely to influence agency decisions are 
those supported by quantitative information or studies.

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                            Applicant, city,
     Application No.             state               Species            Location          Activity          Type of take            Permit action
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TE-817400...............  East Bay Regional     Salt marsh  CA               Survey, mark,       Capture, handle,    Renew and Amend.
                           Park District,       harvest mouse                         track, nest         insert PIT tags,
                           Oakland,             (Reithrodontomys                      monitor, collect    collect vouchers,
                           California.          raviventris).                         vouchers.           monitor nests.
 
                                                California
                                                least tern
                                                (Sternula
                                                antillarum browni
                                                (Sterna a.
                                                browni)),.
                                                California
                                                clapper rail
                                                ((Rallus
                                                longirostris
                                                obsoletus),
                                               
                                                Conservancy fairy
                                                shrimp
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                conservatio),
                                                Longhorn
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                longiantenna),
                                                San Diego
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                sandiegonensis),
                                                Riverside
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Streptocephalus
                                                woottoni),
                                                Vernal
                                                pool tadpole
                                                shrimp (Lepidurus
                                                packardi).
TE-102310...............  Mitchell Dallas,                  CA               Survey, collect     Capture, handle,    Renew.
                           Morro Bay,           Conservancy fairy                     soil, identify      release, collect
                           California.          shrimp                                branchiopod eggs.   vouchers, and
                                                (Branchinecta                                             collect soil.
                                                conservatio),
                                                Longhorn
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                longiantenna),.
                                                San Diego
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                sandiegonensis),
                                                Riverside
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Streptocephalus
                                                woottoni),
                                                Vernal
                                                pool tadpole
                                                shrimp (Lepidurus
                                                packardi).
TE-14749C...............  Lorena Bernal, San                CA               Survey............  Capture, handle,    New.
                           Diego, California.   Conservancy fairy                                         release, and
                                                shrimp                                                    collect vouchers.
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                conservatio),
                                                Longhorn
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                longiantenna),.
                                                San Diego
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                sandiegonensis),
                                                Riverside
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Streptocephalus
                                                woottoni),
                                                Vernal
                                                pool tadpole
                                                shrimp (Lepidurus
                                                packardi).
TE-237061...............  Daniel Chase, San     Tidewater   CA               Survey and collect  Capture, handle,    Renew.
                           Francisco,           goby                                  vouchers.           release, and
                           California.          (Eucyclogobius                                            collect vouchers.
                                                newberryi).
TE-012973...............  Ecorp Consulting,     San         CA               Survey............  Capture, handle,    Amend.
                           Rocklin,             Bernardino                                                and release.
                           California.          Merriam's kangaroo
                                                rat (Dipodomys
                                                merriami parvus).
TE-08086D...............  Santa Clara Valley    California  CA               Survey............  Survey............  New.
                           Water District,      clapper rail
                           San Jose,            (Rallus
                           California.          longirostris
                                                obsoletus).

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TE-41182B...............  Karen Pope, Arcata,   Sierra      CA               Survey and          Capture, handle,    Renew and Amend.
                           California.          Nevada yellow-                        research studies.   take skin swabs,
                                                legged frog (Rana                                         insert PIT tags,
                                                sierrae).                                                 collect vouchers,
                                                                                                          salvage, and test
                                                                                                          for disease.
TE-094893...............  Santa Barbara         Hoffmann's  CA               Remove/reduce to    Collect, bank       Renew and Amend.
                           Botanic Garden,      rock-cress (Arabis                    possession from     seeds.
                           Santa Barbara,       hoffmannii).                          lands under
                           California.          Santa Rosa                    Federal
                                                Island manzanita                      jurisdiction.
                                                (Arctostaphylos
                                                confertiflora).
                                                Marsh
                                                Sandwort (Arenaria
                                                paludicola)
                                                Clara
                                                Hunt's milk-vetch
                                                (Astragalus
                                                claranus)
                                                Ventura
                                                Marsh milk-vetch
                                                (Astragalus
                                                pycnostachyus var.
                                                lanosissimus)
                                                Braunton's
                                                milk-vetch
                                                (Astragalus
                                                brauntonii)
                                                Coastal
                                                dunes milk-vetch
                                                (Astragalus tener
                                                var. titi)
                                                Nevin's
                                                barberry (Berberis
                                                nevinii)
                                                Island
                                                Barberry (Berberis
                                                pinnata ssp.
                                                insularis)
                                                Tiburon
                                                paintbrush
                                                (Castilleja
                                                affinis ssp.
                                                neglecta)
                                                Soft-
                                                leaved paintbrush
                                                (Castilleja
                                                mollis)
                                                California
                                                jewelflower
                                                (Caulanthus
                                                californicus)
                                                Coyote
                                                ceanothus
                                                (Ceanothus
                                                ferrisiae)
                                                Catalina
                                                Island mountain-
                                                mahogany
                                                (Cercocarpus
                                                traskiae)
                                                Chorro
                                                Creek bog thistle
                                                (Cirsium fontinale
                                                var. obispoense)
                                                La
                                                Graciosa thistle
                                                (Cirsium
                                                loncholepis)
                                                Presidio
                                                clarkia (Clarkia
                                                franciscana)
                                                Vine Hill
                                                clarkia (Clarkia
                                                imbricata)
                                                Pismo
                                                clarkia (Clarkia
                                                speciosa ssp.
                                                immaculata)
                                                Soft
                                                bird's-beak
                                                (Cordylanthus
                                                mollis ssp.
                                                mollis)
                                                Salt marsh
                                                bird's-beak
                                                (Cordylanthus
                                                maritimus ssp.
                                                maritimus)
                                                Gaviota
                                                Tarplant
                                                (Deinandra
                                                increscens ssp.
                                                villosa)
                                                San
                                                Clemente Island
                                                larkspur
                                                (Delphinium
                                                variegatum ssp.
                                                kinkiense)
                                                Vandenberg
                                                monkeyflower
                                                (Diplacus
                                                vandenbergensis)
                                                Santa
                                                Clara Valley
                                                dudleya (Dudleya
                                                setchellii)

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                                                Santa
                                                Barbara Island
                                                liveforever
                                                (Dudleya traskiae)
                                                Kern
                                                mallow (Eremalche
                                                kernensis)
                                                Indian
                                                Knob mountainbalm
                                                (Eriodictyon
                                                altissimum)
                                                Lompoc
                                                yerba santa
                                                (Eriodictyon
                                                capitatum)
                                                Loch
                                                Lomond coyote
                                                thistle (Eryngium
                                                constancei)
                                                San Diego
                                                button-celery
                                                (Eryngium
                                                aristulatum var.
                                                parishii)
                                                Menzies'
                                                wallflower
                                                (Erysimum
                                                menziesii)
                                                Island
                                                bedstraw (Galium
                                                buxifolium)
                                                Monterey
                                                gilia (Gilia
                                                tenuiflora ssp.
                                                arenaria)
                                                Hoffmann's
                                                slender-flowered
                                                gilia (Gilia
                                                tenuiflora ssp.
                                                hoffmannii)
                                                Contra
                                                Costa goldfields
                                                (Lasthenia
                                                conjugens)
                                                Burke's
                                                goldfields
                                                (Lasthenia burkei)
                                                Beach
                                                layia (Layia
                                                carnosa)
                                                San
                                                Joaquin wooly-
                                                threads (Monolopia
                                                (=Lembertia)
                                                congdonii)
                                                Sebastopol
                                                meadowfoam
                                                (Limnanthes
                                                vinculans)
                                                San
                                                Clemente Island
                                                woodland-star
                                                (Lithophragma
                                                maximum)
                                                Nipomo
                                                Mesa lupine
                                                (Lupinus
                                                nipomensis)
                                                San
                                                Clemente Island
                                                bush-mallow
                                                (Malacothamnus
                                                clementinus)
                                                Santa Cruz
                                                Island bush-mallow
                                                (Malacothamnus
                                                fasciculatus var.
                                                nesioticus)
                                                Island
                                                malacothrix
                                                (Malacothrix
                                                squalida)
                                                Santa Cruz
                                                Island malacothrix
                                                (Malacothrix
                                                indecora)
                                               
                                                Bakersfield cactus
                                                (Opuntia
                                                treleasei)
                                                California
                                                Orcutt grass
                                                (Orcuttia
                                                californica)
                                                Lyon's
                                                pentachaeta
                                                (Pentachaeta
                                                lyonii)
                                                Island
                                                phacelia (Phacelia
                                                insularis ssp.
                                                insularis)
                                                Yadon's
                                                piperia (Piperia
                                                yadonii)
                                                Calistoga
                                                allocarya
                                                (Plagiobothrys
                                                strictus)

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                                                San Diego
                                                mesa-mint
                                                (Pogogyne
                                                abramsii)
                                                Otay mesa-
                                                mint (Pogogyne
                                                nudiuscula)
                                                Gambel's
                                                watercress
                                                (Rorippa
                                                gambellii)
                                                Santa Cruz
                                                Island rockcress
                                                (Sibara filifolia)
                                                Keck's
                                                Checker-mallow
                                                (Sidalcea keckii)
                                                California
                                                seablite (Suaeda
                                                californica)
                                                Santa Cruz
                                                Island fringepod
                                                (Thysanocarpus
                                                conchuliferus).
TE-797999...............  Merkel &                          CA               Survey............  Survey, Capture,    Renew.
                           Associates, Inc.,    Conservancy fairy                                         handle, release,
                           San Diego,           shrimp                                                    and collect
                           California.          (Branchinecta                                             vouchers.
                                                conservatio),
                                                Longhorn
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                longiantenna),.
                                                San Diego
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                sandiegonensis),
                                                Riverside
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Streptocephalus
                                                woottoni),
                                                Vernal
                                                pool tadpole
                                                shrimp (Lepidurus
                                                packardi),
                                               
                                                Southwestern
                                                willow flycatcher
                                                (Empidonax
                                                traillii extimus),
                                                Quino
                                                checkerspot
                                                butterfly
                                                (Euphydryas editha
                                                quino)
                                                Light-
                                                footed clapper
                                                rail (light-footed
                                                Ridgway's r.)
                                                (Rallus
                                                longirostris
                                                levipes) (R.
                                                obsoletus l.)
                                                Unarmored
                                                threespine
                                                stickleback
                                                (Gasterosteus
                                                aculeatus
                                                williamsoni)
                                                Tidewater
                                                goby
                                                (Eucyclogobius
                                                newberryi).
TE-11825D...............  Autumn Skimin,                    CA               Survey............  Capture, handle,    New.
                           Georgetown,          Conservancy fairy                                         release, and
                           California.          shrimp (&),                                               collect vouchers.
                                                Longhorn
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                longiantenna),.
                                                San Diego
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                sandiegonensis),
                                                Riverside
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Streptocephalus
                                                woottoni),
                                                Vernal
                                                pool tadpole
                                                shrimp (Lepidurus
                                                packardi).
TE-11840D...............  Josh Weinik, Long     El Segundo  CA               Survey............  Survey............  New.
                           Beach, California.   blue butterfly
                                                (Euphilotes
                                                battoides allyni),
                                                Palos
                                                Verdes blue
                                                butterfly
                                                (Glaucopsyche
                                                lygdamus
                                                palosverdesensis)..
TE-821967...............  Paul Galvin,                      CA, NV           Survey and nest     Survey, nest        Renew.
                           Irvine, California.  Conservancy fairy                     monitor.            monitor, Capture,
                                                shrimp                                                    handle, release,
                                                (Branchinecta                                             and collect
                                                conservatio),                                             vouchers.
                                                Longhorn
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                longiantenna),.
                                                San Diego
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Branchinecta
                                                sandiegonensis),

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                                                Riverside
                                                fairy shrimp
                                                (Streptocephalus
                                                woottoni),
                                                Vernal
                                                pool tadpole
                                                shrimp (Lepidurus
                                                packardi),
                                               
                                                Southwestern
                                                willow flycatcher
                                                (Empidonax
                                                traillii extimus),
                                                Least
                                                Bell's vireo
                                                (Vireo belli
                                                pusillus).
TE-05665B...............  Lisa Achter, Grass    California  CA               Survey............  Capture, handle,    Amend.
                           Valley, California.  tiger salamander                                          and release.
                                                (Sonoma County
                                                Distinct
                                                Population Segment
                                                (DPS)) (Ambystoma
                                                californiense).
TE-12771D...............  Lynn Sweet.........   Triple-     CA               Remove/reduce to    Collect tissue and  New.
                                                ribbed milk-vetch                     possession from     whole plants.
                                                (Astragalus                           lands under
                                                tricarinatus).                        Federal
                                                                                      jurisdiction.
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    If we decide to issue permits to any of the applicants listed in 
this notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register.

Authority

    We publish this notice under section 10(c) of the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).

Angela Picco,
Acting Chief of Ecological Services, Pacific Southwest Region, 
Sacramento, California.
[FR Doc. 2019-02103 Filed 2-12-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4333-15-P