Endangered and Threatened Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications, 26145-26148 [2019-11664]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 5, 2019 / Notices Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA; Permit No. 069323 The applicant requests renewal of their permit to authorize the export and re-export of captive-bred/captive hatched live specimens and the export of viable eggs of California condors (Gymnogyps californianus) originating in the United States, as well as the reexport of wild live specimens of California condors originating in Mexico, to La Secretaria de Medio Ambiente y Rescoursos Naturales (SEMARNAT), San Angel, Mexico, for reintroduction into the wild to enhance the survival of the species through completion of identified tasks and objectives mandated under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Condor Recovery Plan. The notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Tanganyika Wildlife Foundation, Goddard, KS; Permit No. 28639D The applicant requests a permit to import one captive-bred siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus) from Athens Zoo, Spata, Greece, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single import. Applicant: George Washington University, Washington, DC; Permit No. 27354D The applicant requests a permit to reexport biological samples of gorilla (Gorilla gorilla) to the Rwanda Development Board—Department of Tourism and Conservation, Kigali, Rwanda, for the purpose of scientific research. This notification is for a single re-export. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Applicant: Wildlife Conservation Society, New York, NY; Permit No. 26609D The applicant requests a permit to export one captive-bred Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) to Zoo Vienna, Vienna, Austria, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. This notification is for a single export. Applicant: Phoenix Herpetological Society, Scottsdale, AZ; Permit No. 19818A The applicant requests to amendment of an existing captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) to add the Komodo Island monitor (Varanus komodoensis). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Jun 04, 2019 Jkt 247001 Applicant: Brevard Zoo, Melbourne, FL; Permit No. 32147D The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species, to enhance the propagation or survival of the species. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Common name Scientific name 26145 V. Authority We issue this notice under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and its implementing regulations. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2019–11674 Filed 6–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P Cheetah .................... Siamang .................... Ring-tailed lemur ...... Cotton-top tamarin .... Baird’s tapir ............... Radiated tortoise ...... Golden parakeet ....... Acinonyx jubatus. Symphalangus syndactylus. Lemur catta. Saguinus oedipus. Tapirus bairdii. Astrochelys radiata. Guarouba guarouba. Applicant: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; Permit No. 35586D The applicant requests authorization to export and reimport nonliving museum specimens of endangered species previously accessioned into the applicant’s collection for scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA; Permit No. 37882D The applicant requests authorization to export and reimport nonliving museum specimens of endangered species previously accessioned into the applicant’s collection for scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Ronnie Williams, Highland Village, TX; Permit No. 37469D The applicant requests a permit to import a sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancing the propagation or survival of the species. IV. Next Steps After the comment period closes, we will make decisions regarding permit issuance. If we issue permits to any of the applicants listed in this notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register. You may locate the notice announcing the permit issuance by searching http://www.regulations.gov for the permit number listed above in this document. For example, to find information about the potential issuance of Permit No. 12345A, you would go to regulations.gov and search for ‘‘12345A’’. PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R3–ES–2019–N057; FXES11130300000–190–FF03E00000] 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 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. SUMMARY: We must receive your written comments on or before July 5, 2019. ADDRESSES: Document availability and comment submission: Submit requests for copies of the applications and related documents, as well as 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: permitsR3ES@fws.gov. Please refer to the respective permit number (e.g., Application No. TEXXXXXX) in the subject line of your email message. • U.S. Mail: Regional Director, Attn: Carlita Payne, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, 5600 American Blvd. West, Suite 990, Bloomington, MN 55437–1458. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carlita Payne, 612–713–5343 (phone); permitsR3ES@fws.gov (email). Individuals who are hearing or speech DATES: E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1 26146 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 5, 2019 / Notices impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 for TTY assistance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), prohibits certain activities with endangered and threatened species unless authorized by a Federal permit. The ESA and our implementing regulations in part 17 of title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) provide for the issuance of such permits and require that we invite public comment before issuing permits for activities involving endangered species. A recovery permit issued by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA authorizes the permittee to conduct activities with endangered species for scientific purposes that promote recovery or for enhancement of propagation or survival of the species. Application No. Applicant Species Location TE33366D ............ Huron Pines, Gaylord, MI. Hungerford’s crawling water beetle (Brychius hungerfordi). MI ......................... TE33374D ............ GEI Consultants of Michigan, P.C., Traverse City, MI. MI ......................... TE33381D ............ Neosho National Fish Hatchery, Neosho, MO. TE33518D ............ Julia Auckland, Denver, CO. Hine’s emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana), Hungerford’s crawling water beetle (Brychius hungerfordi), clubshell (Pleurobema clava), northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana), rayed bean (Villosa fabalis), snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra). Hungerford’s crawling water beetle (Brychius hungerfordi), Arkansas fatmucket (Lampsilis powellii), fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax), Neosho mucket (Lampsilis rafinesqueana), Ouachita rock pocketbook (Arkansia wheeleri), pink mucket (lampsilis abrupta), rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica), scaleshell (Leptodea leptodon), sheepnose (Plethobasus cyphyus), snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra), spectaclecase (Cumberlandia monodonta), winged mapleleaf (Quadrula fragosa). Dakota skipper (Hesperia dacotae), Poweshiek skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek), rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis). TE33516D ............ Ai Wen, Cedar Falls, IA. Rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis). IA .......................... TE33515D ............ Derek Rosenberger, Bourbonnais, IL. Rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis). IL .......................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Jun 04, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) for these permits are found at 50 CFR 17.22 for 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 We invite local, State, and Federal agencies, Tribes, and the public to comment on the following applications. Activity Type of take Permit action Conduct presence/ Capture, handle, temporary absence surhold, release, relocate. veys, document habitat use, conduct population monitoring, evaluate impacts. Conduct presence/ Capture, handle, temporary absence surhold, tag, release. veys, document habitat use, conduct population monitoring, evaluate impacts. New. AR, KS, MI, MO, OK. Conduct presence/ Capture, handle, hold, tag, absence surpropagate, culture, reveys, document lease, relocate. habitat use, conduct population monitoring, evaluate impacts. New. MN, ND, SD ......... Conduct presence/ Capture, handle, hold, reabsence surlease. veys, document habitat use, conduct population monitoring, evaluate impacts. Conduct presence/ Capture, handle, hold, reabsence surlease. veys, document habitat use, conduct population monitoring, evaluate impacts. Conduct presence/ Capture, handle, hold, reabsence surlease. veys, document habitat use, conduct population monitoring, evaluate impacts. New. Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1 New. New. New. Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 5, 2019 / Notices jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Application No. Applicant Species Location Add new locations—AL, AR, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, VT, VA, WV, WI, WY—to existing authorized location: MO. Add new locations—AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, VT, VA, WV, WI—to existing authorized location: IL. AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, VT, VA, WI, WV. IL, OH, PA, WV .... TE14588C ............ Dane Smith, Columbia, MO. Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (M. grisescens), northern longeared bat (M. septentrionalis). TE11170C ............ Ashleigh Cable, Richmond, KY. Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (M. grisescens), northern longeared bat (M. septentrionalis). TE33467D ............ Aaron McAlexander, Unionville, IN. Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (M. grisescens), northern longeared bat (M. septentrionalis), Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus towsendii ingens), Virginia bigeared bat (C.t. virginianus). TE35973D ............ Alex Patterson, Beckley, WV. Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), northern long-eared bat (M. septentrionalis). TE06809A ............ USDA Forest Service, North Central Research Station, Columbia, MO. Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (M. grisescens), northern longeared bat (M. septentrionalis), Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus towsendii ingens). AL, AR, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MI, MO, NC, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WI, WV. TE33473D ............ Antoinette Sitting Up Perez. Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (M. grisescens), northern longeared bat (M. septentrionalis). MO ........................ TE35971D ............ Jennifer Mullikin, St. Louis, MO. Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (M. grisescens), northern longeared bat (M. septentrionalis). IL, IN, IA, MI, MN, MO, OH. Public Availability of Comments 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Jun 04, 2019 Jkt 247001 Activity Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Permit action Conduct presence/ Capture, handle, mist-net, absence surband, radio-tag, wing biveys, document opsy, release. habitat use, conduct population monitoring, evaluate impacts. Amend. Conduct presence/ Capture, handle, mist-net, absence surband, radio-tag, collect veys, document hair and fecal samples, habitat use, conwing biopsy, release. duct population monitoring, evaluate impacts. Amend. Conduct presence/ Capture, handle, mist-net, absence surharp trap, band, radio-tag, veys, document light tag, collect hair and habitat use, confecal samples, wing biduct population opsy, enter hibernacula monitoring, and maternity roost caves, evaluate impacts. salvage, release. New. Conduct presence/ absence surveys, document habitat use, conduct population monitoring, evaluate impacts. Conduct presence/ absence surveys, document habitat use, conduct scientific research and population monitoring, evaluate impacts. Conduct presence/ absence surveys, document habitat use, conduct population monitoring, evaluate impacts. Conduct presence/ absence surveys, document habitat use, conduct population monitoring, evaluate impacts. Capture, handle, mist-net, harp trap, band, radio-tag, enter hibernacula, release. New. Add new activities—collect serum and fecal samples, microbial skin swabs, PIT tag, and hold—to existing authorized activities: Capture, handle, mist-net, harp trap, band, radio-tag, collect hair samples, wing biopsy, release. Capture, handle, mist-net, harp trap, band, radio-tag, enter caves, release. Amend. Capture, handle, mist-net, harp trap, band, radio-tag, release. New. 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. Moreover, all PO 00000 Type of take 26147 New. 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. E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1 26148 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 5, 2019 / Notices Next Steps To request additional information about this ICR, please contact Maggie Marston by email at mmarston@blm.gov, or by telephone at 202–912–7444. Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf may call the Federal Information Relay Service at 1–800– 877–8339, to leave a message for the above person. 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 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 BLM; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the BLM enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the BLM 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 ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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.). Lori Nordstrom, Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Midwest Region. [FR Doc. 2019–11664 Filed 6–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO220000 L10200000.PK0000; OMB Control Number 1004–0019] Agency Information Collection Activities; Grazing Management Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), are proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before August 5, 2019. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by mail to Jean Sonneman. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, 1849 C Street NW, Room 2134LM, Washington, DC 20240; or by email to jsonneman@blm.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1004–0019 in the subject line of your comments. SUMMARY: 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. The following information pertains to this request: Abstract: Control number 1004–0019 authorizes range improvements to improve livestock grazing management, improve watershed conditions, enhance wildlife habitat on BLM lands, or serve similar purposes. Title of Collection: Grazing Management: Range Improvements Agreements and Permits (43 CFR subpart 4120). OMB Control Number: 1004–0019. Forms: • 4120–6, Cooperative Range Improvement Agreement; and • 4120–7, Range Improvement Permit. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Holders of BLM grazing permits or grazing leases; affected individuals and households; and affected tribal, state and county agencies. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,110. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 1 to 2 hours per response. Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,640. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None. The estimated annual burdens of this collection are itemized below: Type of response Number of responses Hours per response Total hours (column B × column C) (A) (B) (C) (D) Cooperative Range Improvement Agreement (43 CFR part 4120.3–2) Form 4120–6 related non-form information ................................................................................................................ Range Improvement Permit (43 CFR part 4120.3–3) Form 4120–7 and related non-form information .................................................................................................................................. Affected Public/Individuals and Households (43 CFR 4120.5–1) ............................................... Affected Public/Tribal, State and County Agencies (43 CFR 4120.5–2) .................................... jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Totals .................................................................................................................................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Jun 04, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 500 2 1,000 30 50 530 2 1 1 60 50 530 1,110 ........................ 1,640 05JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 108 (Wednesday, June 5, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26145-26148]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-11664]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R3-ES-2019-N057; FXES11130300000-190-FF03E00000]


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 July 5, 2019.

ADDRESSES: 
    Document availability and comment submission: Submit requests for 
copies of the applications and related documents, as well as 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: [email protected]. Please refer to the respective 
permit number (e.g., Application No. TEXXXXXX) in the subject line of 
your email message.
     U.S. Mail: Regional Director, Attn: Carlita Payne, U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, 5600 American Blvd. 
West, Suite 990, Bloomington, MN 55437-1458.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carlita Payne, 612-713-5343 (phone); 
[email protected] (email). Individuals who are hearing or speech

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impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY 
assistance.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 
et seq.), prohibits certain activities with endangered and threatened 
species unless authorized by a Federal permit. The ESA and our 
implementing regulations in part 17 of title 50 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations (CFR) provide for the issuance of such permits and require 
that we invite public comment before issuing permits for activities 
involving endangered species.
    A recovery permit issued by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA 
authorizes the permittee to conduct activities with endangered species 
for scientific purposes that promote recovery or for enhancement of 
propagation or survival of the species. Our regulations implementing 
section 10(a)(1)(A) for these permits are found at 50 CFR 17.22 for 
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

    We invite local, State, and Federal agencies, Tribes, and the 
public to comment on the following applications.

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                                                                                                                                               Permit
    Application No.            Applicant                Species                 Location              Activity            Type of take         action
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TE33366D...............  Huron Pines,          Hungerford's crawling      MI..................  Conduct presence/     Capture, handle,      New.
                          Gaylord, MI.          water beetle (Brychius                           absence surveys,      temporary hold,
                                                hungerfordi).                                    document habitat      release, relocate.
                                                                                                 use, conduct
                                                                                                 population
                                                                                                 monitoring,
                                                                                                 evaluate impacts.
TE33374D...............  GEI Consultants of    Hine's emerald dragonfly   MI..................  Conduct presence/     Capture, handle,      New.
                          Michigan, P.C.,       (Somatochlora hineana),                          absence surveys,      temporary hold,
                          Traverse City, MI.    Hungerford's crawling                            document habitat      tag, release.
                                                water beetle (Brychius                           use, conduct
                                                hungerfordi), clubshell                          population
                                                (Pleurobema clava),                              monitoring,
                                                northern riffleshell                             evaluate impacts.
                                                (Epioblasma torulosa
                                                rangiana), rayed bean
                                                (Villosa fabalis),
                                                snuffbox (Epioblasma
                                                triquetra).
TE33381D...............  Neosho National Fish  Hungerford's crawling      AR, KS, MI, MO, OK..  Conduct presence/     Capture, handle,      New.
                          Hatchery, Neosho,     water beetle (Brychius                           absence surveys,      hold, tag,
                          MO.                   hungerfordi), Arkansas                           document habitat      propagate, culture,
                                                fatmucket (Lampsilis                             use, conduct          release, relocate.
                                                powellii), fat                                   population
                                                pocketbook (Potamilus                            monitoring,
                                                capax), Neosho mucket                            evaluate impacts.
                                                (Lampsilis
                                                rafinesqueana), Ouachita
                                                rock pocketbook
                                                (Arkansia wheeleri),
                                                pink mucket (lampsilis
                                                abrupta), rabbitsfoot
                                                (Quadrula cylindrica
                                                cylindrica), scaleshell
                                                (Leptodea leptodon),
                                                sheepnose (Plethobasus
                                                cyphyus), snuffbox
                                                (Epioblasma triquetra),
                                                spectaclecase
                                                (Cumberlandia
                                                monodonta), winged
                                                mapleleaf (Quadrula
                                                fragosa).
TE33518D...............  Julia Auckland,       Dakota skipper (Hesperia   MN, ND, SD..........  Conduct presence/     Capture, handle,      New.
                          Denver, CO.           dacotae), Poweshiek                              absence surveys,      hold, release.
                                                skipperling (Oarisma                             document habitat
                                                poweshiek), rusty                                use, conduct
                                                patched bumble bee                               population
                                                (Bombus affinis).                                monitoring,
                                                                                                 evaluate impacts.
TE33516D...............  Ai Wen, Cedar Falls,  Rusty patched bumble bee   IA..................  Conduct presence/     Capture, handle,      New.
                          IA.                   (Bombus affinis).                                absence surveys,      hold, release.
                                                                                                 document habitat
                                                                                                 use, conduct
                                                                                                 population
                                                                                                 monitoring,
                                                                                                 evaluate impacts.
TE33515D...............  Derek Rosenberger,    Rusty patched bumble bee   IL..................  Conduct presence/     Capture, handle,      New.
                          Bourbonnais, IL.      (Bombus affinis).                                absence surveys,      hold, release.
                                                                                                 document habitat
                                                                                                 use, conduct
                                                                                                 population
                                                                                                 monitoring,
                                                                                                 evaluate impacts.

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TE14588C...............  Dane Smith,           Indiana bat (Myotis        Add new locations--   Conduct presence/     Capture, handle,      Amend.
                          Columbia, MO.         sodalis), gray bat (M.     AL, AR, CT, DE, DC,   absence surveys,      mist-net, band,
                                                grisescens), northern      FL, GA, IL, IN, IA,   document habitat      radio-tag, wing
                                                long-eared bat (M.         KS, KY, LA, ME, MD,   use, conduct          biopsy, release.
                                                septentrionalis).          MA, MI, MN, MS, MT,   population
                                                                           NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC,   monitoring,
                                                                           ND, OH, OK, PA, RI,   evaluate impacts.
                                                                           SC, SD, TN, VT, VA,
                                                                           WV, WI, WY--to
                                                                           existing authorized
                                                                           location: MO.
TE11170C...............  Ashleigh Cable,       Indiana bat (Myotis        Add new locations--   Conduct presence/     Capture, handle,      Amend.
                          Richmond, KY.         sodalis), gray bat (M.     AL, AR, CT, DE, FL,   absence surveys,      mist-net, band,
                                                grisescens), northern      GA, IN, IA, KS, KY,   document habitat      radio-tag, collect
                                                long-eared bat (M.         LA, ME, MD, MA, MI,   use, conduct          hair and fecal
                                                septentrionalis).          MN, MS, MO, NE, NH,   population            samples, wing
                                                                           NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH,   monitoring,           biopsy, release.
                                                                           OK, PA, RI, SC, SD,   evaluate impacts.
                                                                           TN, VT, VA, WV, WI--
                                                                           to existing
                                                                           authorized
                                                                           location: IL.
TE33467D...............  Aaron McAlexander,    Indiana bat (Myotis        AL, AR, CT, DE, FL,   Conduct presence/     Capture, handle,      New.
                          Unionville, IN.       sodalis), gray bat (M.     GA, IL, IN, IA, KS,   absence surveys,      mist-net, harp
                                                grisescens), northern      KY, LA, MD, MA, MI,   document habitat      trap, band, radio-
                                                long-eared bat (M.         MN, MS, MO, NE, NH,   use, conduct          tag, light tag,
                                                septentrionalis), Ozark    NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH,   population            collect hair and
                                                big-eared bat              OK, PA, RI, SC, SD,   monitoring,           fecal samples, wing
                                                (Corynorhinus towsendii    TN, VT, VA, WI, WV.   evaluate impacts.     biopsy, enter
                                                ingens), Virginia big-                                                 hibernacula and
                                                eared bat (C.t.                                                        maternity roost
                                                virginianus).                                                          caves, salvage,
                                                                                                                       release.
TE35973D...............  Alex Patterson,       Indiana bat (Myotis        IL, OH, PA, WV......  Conduct presence/     Capture, handle,      New.
                          Beckley, WV.          sodalis), northern long-                         absence surveys,      mist-net, harp
                                                eared bat (M.                                    document habitat      trap, band, radio-
                                                septentrionalis).                                use, conduct          tag, enter
                                                                                                 population            hibernacula,
                                                                                                 monitoring,           release.
                                                                                                 evaluate impacts.
TE06809A...............  USDA Forest Service,  Indiana bat (Myotis        AL, AR, GA, IL, IN,   Conduct presence/     Add new activities--  Amend.
                          North Central         sodalis), gray bat (M.     IA, KS, KY, MI, MO,   absence surveys,      collect serum and
                          Research Station,     grisescens), northern      NC, OH, PA, SC, TN,   document habitat      fecal samples,
                          Columbia, MO.         long-eared bat (M.         VA, WI, WV.           use, conduct          microbial skin
                                                septentrionalis), Ozark                          scientific research   swabs, PIT tag, and
                                                big-eared bat                                    and population        hold--to existing
                                                (Corynorhinus towsendii                          monitoring,           authorized
                                                ingens).                                         evaluate impacts.     activities:
                                                                                                                       Capture, handle,
                                                                                                                       mist-net, harp
                                                                                                                       trap, band, radio-
                                                                                                                       tag, collect hair
                                                                                                                       samples, wing
                                                                                                                       biopsy, release.
TE33473D...............  Antoinette Sitting    Indiana bat (Myotis        MO..................  Conduct presence/     Capture, handle,      New.
                          Up Perez.             sodalis), gray bat (M.                           absence surveys,      mist-net, harp
                                                grisescens), northern                            document habitat      trap, band, radio-
                                                long-eared bat (M.                               use, conduct          tag, enter caves,
                                                septentrionalis).                                population            release.
                                                                                                 monitoring,
                                                                                                 evaluate impacts.
TE35971D...............  Jennifer Mullikin,    Indiana bat (Myotis        IL, IN, IA, MI, MN,   Conduct presence/     Capture, handle,      New.
                          St. Louis, MO.        sodalis), gray bat (M.     MO, OH.               absence surveys,      mist-net, harp
                                                grisescens), northern                            document habitat      trap, band, radio-
                                                long-eared bat (M.                               use, conduct          tag, release.
                                                septentrionalis).                                population
                                                                                                 monitoring,
                                                                                                 evaluate impacts.
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Next Steps

    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.).

Lori Nordstrom,
Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Midwest Region.
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