Agency Information Collection Activities; Community Harvest Assessments for Alaskan National Parks, Preserves, and Monuments, 64336-64337 [2019-25264]

Download as PDF 64336 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 225 / Thursday, November 21, 2019 / Notices through 10 p.m., January 19, 2020, Mountain Standard Time. ADDRESSES: This temporary closure or restriction order will be posted in the Phoenix District Office, 21605 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85027. Maps of the affected area and other documents associated with this temporary closure are available at Hassayampa Field Office, which is located at the same address as the Phoenix District Office. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John (Jake) Szympruch, District Chief Ranger; telephone 623–580–5500; email jszympru@blm.gov; or Angie Meece, Acting Hassayampa Field Manager; telephone 623–580–5530; email ameece@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individuals during normal business hours. FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question for the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The temporary closure affects certain public lands within the Vulture Mine Recreation Management Zone in Maricopa County, Arizona. This action is being taken to help ensure public safety during the Vulture Mine Off-Road Challenge official permitted OHV race event. Main entry points to the area under temporary closure will be posted to notify the public of the temporary closure. These events are authorized on public land under a Special Recreation Permit (SRP), in conformance with the Wickenburg Travel Management Plan and the Bradshaw-Harquahala Record of Decision and Approved Resource Management Plan. Under the authority of Section 303(a) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1733(a)), 43 CFR 8360.0–7, and 43 CFR 8364.1, the BLM will enforce the following temporary closures and restrictions within Vulture Mine Recreation Management Zone: Description of Race Course Closed Area: Areas subject to this temporary closure include the race course and all public lands situated within the interior of the race course. The race course begins at the intersection of BLM routes 9092F and 9090C, traveling east along 9090C to 9090D, going south and then east along 9090D to 9090, continuing along 9090 north to 9093A, to 9274 traveling northeast to 9094, traveling southeast to 9195, south on 9195 to Vulture Mine Road (including the camping area to the west and east of the road, which varies in width from 268 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:41 Nov 20, 2019 Jkt 250001 feet to 70 feet between the signs indicating ‘‘No Vehicles Beyond this Point’’), then north on 9195 to 9286, then traveling northeast to 9196, to 9192 and then to route 9095, traveling north and west to 9089C to 9089A north to 9092B west to 9092 to 9092F and south returning to the beginning intersection with 9090C. Closure: The designated race course and all areas within the boundary of the race course as described above are temporarily closed to public entry during the temporary closures. Exclusive Use: During the temporary closure, the affected area will be for the exclusive use of Vulture Mine Off-Road Challenge participants, registered spectators for the Vulture Mine OffRoad Challenge races, and other authorized users with a valid SRP for activities within the temporary closure area. For the temporary closure area, anyone without a SRP authorizing use within the temporary closure area during the temporary closure period is prohibited from using the area. Exceptions: The temporary closures do not apply to Federal, State, and local officers and employees in the performance of their official duties; members of organized rescue or firefighting forces in the performance of their official duties; Vulture Mine OffRoad Challenge event officials and race participants; vendors with a valid BLM SRP; and registered event spectators. Enforcement: Any person who violates the temporary closures may be tried before a United States magistrate and fined in accordance with 18 U.S.C. 3571, imprisoned no more than 12 months under 43 U.S.C. 1733(a) and 43 CFR 8360.0–7, or both. In accordance with 43 CFR 8365.1–7, State or local officials may also impose penalties for violations of Arizona law. Effect of Closure: The entire area encompassed by the designated race course and all areas within the race course as described above and in the time period as described above are temporarily closed to all public use, including pedestrian use and vehicles, unless specifically excepted as described above. Authority: 43 CFR 8364.1. Angie Meece, Acting Field Manager. [FR Doc. 2019–25329 Filed 11–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–32–P PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NRSS–EQD–SSBNPS0027445; PPAKWEARS2, PPMPRLE1Z.LS0000 (199); OMB Control Number 1024–0262] Agency Information Collection Activities; Community Harvest Assessments for Alaskan National Parks, Preserves, and Monuments National Park Service, Interior. Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the National Park Service (NPS) are proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 21, 2020. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by mail to Phadrea Ponds, Acting NPS Information Collection Clearance Officer, 1201 Oakridge Drive Fort Collins, CO 80525; or by email at phadrea_ponds@nps.gov; or by telephone at 970–267–7231. Please reference OMB Control Number 1024– 0262 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Phadrea Ponds, Acting NPS Information Collection Clearance Officer, 1201 Oakridge Drive Fort Collins, CO 80525; or by email at phadrea_ponds@nps.gov; or by telephone at 970–267–7231. Please reference OMB Control Number 1024– 0262 in the subject line of your comments. 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 NPS; (2) will this information be processed and used SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 225 / Thursday, November 21, 2019 / Notices in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the NPS enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the NPS minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Abstract: Under the provisions of The Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA), subsistence harvests by local rural residents are considered to be the priority consumptive use of park resources. This collection gathers information on subsistence harvest patterns and the impact of rural economy from resident zone communities associated with Alaskan parks, preserves, and monuments. The NPS is seeking an extension to continue to survey Alaska residents who customarily and traditionally engage in subsistence uses within a national park, preserve, or monument. In 2017, the collection was reinstated and increased the scope of inquiry to include the following Alaskan National Parks, Preserves, and Monuments: • Aniakchak National Monument (ANIA), • Bering Land Bridge National Preserve (BELA), • Cape Krusenstern National Monument (CAKR), • Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve (GAAR), • Kobuk Valley National Park (KOVA), • Noatak National Preserve (NOAT), • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve (WRST) and Estimated annual respondents Activity Community Harvest Assessments for Alaskan National Parks, Preserves, and Monuments (all communities): Individuals/Households ............................................................................... Community Harvest Assessments for Alaskan National Parks, Preserves, and Monuments (non-response script and survey): Individuals/Households ............................................................................... Totals: .................................................................................................. 64337 • Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve (YUCH). This survey is conducted through inperson interviews. A facilitator collects information about harvests, uses, and sharing of subsistence resources. Search and harvest areas are also mapped over the course of the interview. The information from this collection will be used by the NPS, the Federal Subsistence Board, the State of Alaska, and local/regional advisory councils in making recommendations and informing decisions regarding seasons and harvest limits of fish, wildlife, and plants in the region which communities have customarily and traditionally used. Title of Collection: Community Harvest Assessments for Alaskan National Parks, Preserves, and Monuments. OMB Control Number: 1024–0262. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: One-time. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None. Estimated annual responses Average completion time per response Estimated annual burden hours * 1,140 1,140 1 Hour ......... 1,140 1,274 1,274 10 Minutes .. 213 2,414 2,414 ..................... 1,353 * Rounded. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Phadrea Ponds, Acting, Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service. [FR Doc. 2019–25264 Filed 11–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–AKR–GLBA–NPS0027719; PX.XGLBARP18.00.1 (199); OMB Control Number 1024–0281] Agency Information Collection Activities; Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve Bear Sighting and Encounter Reports National Park Service, Interior. Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the National Park Service (NPS) are proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 21, 2020. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:41 Nov 20, 2019 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by mail to Phadrea Ponds, Acting NPS Information Collection Clearance Officer, 1201 Oakridge Drive Fort Collins, CO 80525; or by email at phadrea_ponds@nps.gov; or by telephone at 970–267–7231. Please reference OMB Control Number 1024– 0281 in the subject line of your comments. ADDRESSES: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Margaret Hazen, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Supervisory Park Ranger, PO Box 140, Gustavus, AK 99826; or by email at Margaret_Hazen@nps.gov; or by telephone at 907–697–2608. Please reference OMB Control Number 1024– 0281 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NRSS-EQD-SSB- NPS0027445; PPAKWEARS2, PPMPRLE1Z.LS0000 (199); 
OMB Control Number 1024-0262]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Community Harvest 
Assessments for Alaskan National Parks, Preserves, and Monuments

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 21, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) by mail to Phadrea Ponds, Acting NPS Information Collection 
Clearance Officer, 1201 Oakridge Drive Fort Collins, CO 80525; or by 
email at [email protected]; or by telephone at 970-267-7231. Please 
reference OMB Control Number 1024-0262 in the subject line of your 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Phadrea Ponds, Acting NPS Information 
Collection Clearance Officer, 1201 Oakridge Drive Fort Collins, CO 
80525; or by email at [email protected]; or by telephone at 970-
267-7231. Please reference OMB Control Number 1024-0262 in the subject 
line of your comments.

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 NPS; (2) will this information be processed and used

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in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how 
might the NPS enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (5) how might the NPS minimize the 
burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use 
of information technology.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone 
number, email address, or other personal identifying information in 
your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--including 
your personal identifying information--may be made publicly available 
at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your 
personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so.
    Abstract: Under the provisions of The Alaska National Interest 
Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA), subsistence harvests by local rural 
residents are considered to be the priority consumptive use of park 
resources. This collection gathers information on subsistence harvest 
patterns and the impact of rural economy from resident zone communities 
associated with Alaskan parks, preserves, and monuments. The NPS is 
seeking an extension to continue to survey Alaska residents who 
customarily and traditionally engage in subsistence uses within a 
national park, preserve, or monument.
    In 2017, the collection was reinstated and increased the scope of 
inquiry to include the following Alaskan National Parks, Preserves, and 
Monuments:
     Aniakchak National Monument (ANIA),
     Bering Land Bridge National Preserve (BELA),
     Cape Krusenstern National Monument (CAKR),
     Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve (GAAR),
     Kobuk Valley National Park (KOVA),
     Noatak National Preserve (NOAT),
     Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve (WRST) and
     Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve (YUCH).
    This survey is conducted through in-person interviews. A 
facilitator collects information about harvests, uses, and sharing of 
subsistence resources. Search and harvest areas are also mapped over 
the course of the interview. The information from this collection will 
be used by the NPS, the Federal Subsistence Board, the State of Alaska, 
and local/regional advisory councils in making recommendations and 
informing decisions regarding seasons and harvest limits of fish, 
wildlife, and plants in the region which communities have customarily 
and traditionally used.
    Title of Collection: Community Harvest Assessments for Alaskan 
National Parks, Preserves, and Monuments.
    OMB Control Number: 1024-0262.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: One-time.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None.

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                                          Estimated       Estimated                                  Estimated
               Activity                    annual          annual       Average  completion time  annual  burden
                                         respondents      responses          per  response            hours *
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Community Harvest Assessments for
 Alaskan National Parks, Preserves,
 and Monuments (all communities):
    Individuals/Households...........           1,140           1,140  1 Hour...................           1,140
Community Harvest Assessments for
 Alaskan National Parks, Preserves,
 and Monuments (non-response script
 and survey):
    Individuals/Households...........           1,274           1,274  10 Minutes...............             213
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        Totals:......................           2,414           2,414  .........................           1,353
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* Rounded.

    An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.
    The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).

 Phadrea Ponds,
Acting, Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park 
Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-25264 Filed 11-20-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4312-52-P