Endangered Species; Recovery Permit Applications, 61024-61027 [2020-21394]

Download as PDF 61024 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 189 / Tuesday, September 29, 2020 / Notices (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated with this collection of information is $211,680,000. Dated: September 22, 2020. Samantha L Deshommes, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2020–21447 Filed 9–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R4–ES–2020–N129; FXES11140400000–201–FF04E00000] Endangered Species; 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 species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. 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 written data or comments on the applications by October 29, 2020. ADDRESSES: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Sep 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 Reviewing Documents: Documents and other information submitted with the applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act. Submit a request for a copy of such documents to Karen Marlowe (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Submitting Comments: If you wish to comment, you may submit comments by one of the following methods: • U.S. mail: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Office, Ecological Services, 1875 Century Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30345 (Attn: Karen Marlowe, Permit Coordinator). • Email: permitsR4ES@fws.gov. Please include your name and return address in your email message. If you do not receive a confirmation from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that we have received your email message, contact us directly at the telephone number listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Marlowe, Permit Coordinator, 404–679–7097 (telephone), karen_ marlowe@fws.gov (email), or 404–679– 7081 (fax). Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 for TTY assistance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We invite review and comment from local, State, and Federal agencies and the public on applications we have received for permits to conduct certain activities with endangered and threatened species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and our regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR part 17. With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities that constitute take of listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activities. The ESA’s definition of ‘‘take’’ includes hunting, shooting, harming, wounding, or killing, and also such activities as PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 pursuing, harassing, trapping, capturing, or collecting. 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 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 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. 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. E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 189 / Tuesday, September 29, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Permit application No. Applicant Species Location Activity Type of take Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Presence/absence surveys, population monitoring. Enter hibernacula or maternity roost caves, salvage dead bats, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, band, radio-tag, collect hair samples, swab, and wingpunch. Amendment. Presence/absence surveys, population monitoring. Fish: Electro-shock, seine, capture, handle, identify, and release; Mussels: Remove from the substrate for identification, identify, return, and salvage relic shells; Crayfish: Capture via seining, handle, identify, and release. Amendment. TE 88789B–1 Sharon Davis, Evening Shade, AR. Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis grisescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), Ozark big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii ingens), and Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus). TE 06338C–2 David Foltz II, Weirton, WV. Fish: Candy darter (Etheostoma osburni), diamond darter (Crystallaria cincotta), and Roanoke logperch (Percina rex); Mussels: Clubshell (Pleurobema clava), cracking pearlymussel (Hemistena lata), Cumberland combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), dromedary pearlymussel (Dromus dromas), fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria), fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax), fluted kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus subtentus), Higgins eye pearlymussel (Lampsilis higginsii), James River spinymussel (Pleurobema collina), northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana), orangefoot pimpleback (Plethobasus cooperianus), oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), pink mucket (Lampsilis abrupta), purple cat’s paw (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata), rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica spp. cylindrica), rayed bean (Villosa fabalis), ring pink (Obovaria retusa), rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum), sheepnose (Plethobasus cyphyus), snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra), spectaclecase (Cumberlandia monodonta), tubercled blossom (Epioblasma torulosa torulosa), white cat’s paw (Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua), and white wartyback (Plethobasus cicatricosus); Crayfish: Nashville crayfish (Orconectes shoupi). VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Sep 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 61025 PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1 Permit action 61026 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Permit application No. Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 189 / Tuesday, September 29, 2020 / Notices Applicant TE 64232B–1 Joshua Young, Lexington, KY. TE 206741–2 .. Metro Water Services, Nashville, TN. TE 98596B–2 Sarah Veselka, Morgantown, WV. TE 82659D–0 Sarah Messer, Huntington, WV. TE 83157D–0 Matthew Miller, Ashland, OR. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Sep 28, 2020 Species Location Activity Type of take Bats: Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), gray bat (Myotis grisescens), northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis), and Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus); Mussels: Clubshell (Pleurobema clava), cracking pearlymussel (Hemistena lata), Cumberland bean pearlymussel (Villosa trabalis), Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma brevidans), Cumberland elktoe (Alasmidonta atropurpurea), dromedary pearlymussel (Dromus dromas), fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria), fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax), fluted kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus subtentus), little-wing pearlymussel (Pegias fabula), northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana), orange-foot pimpleback pearlymussel (Plethobasus cooperianus), oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), pink mucket pearlymussel (Lampsilis abrupta), purple cat’s paw (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata), rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica), rink ping (Obovaria retusa), rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum), scaleshell (Leptodea leptodon), sheepnose (Plethobasus cyphyus), slabside pearlymussel (Pleuronaia dolabelloidies), snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra), spectaclecase mussel (Cumberlandia monodonta), tan riffleshell (Epioblasma walkeri), tubercled-blossom pearlymussel (Epioblasma torulosa torulosa), and white wartyback pearlymussel (Plethobasus cicatricosus). Nashville crayfish (Orconectes shoupi). Bats: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia; Mussels: Kentucky. Presence/absence surveys, studies to document habitat use, and population monitoring. Bats: Enter hibernacula and maternity roost caves, capture with mist nets or harp traps, handle, identify, band, and radio-tag; Mussels: capture, identify, tag, release, and collect relict shells. Renewal. Mill Creek Watershed, Davidson County, TN. Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia. Presence/absence surveys, population monitoring. Presence/absence surveys. Renewal/ Amendment. Amendment. Arkansas, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, and Texas. Oregon ..................... Presence/absence surveys. Capture, handle, identify, measure, sex, and release. Capture, handle, identify, measure, and release. Capture, handle, identify, and release. Sell artificially propagated plants in interstate commerce. New. Big Sandy crayfish (Cambarus callainus) and Guyandotte River crayfish (Cambarus veteranus). American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus). Sarracenia oreophila (green pitcher-plant), S. rubra ssp. alabamensis (Alabama canebrake pitcher-plant), and S. r. ssp. jonesii (Mountain sweet pitcher-plant). Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Interstate commerce E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1 Permit action New. Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 189 / Tuesday, September 29, 2020 / Notices Permit application No. TE 68616B–2 Applicant Species Carla Atkinson, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL. Mussels: Alabama (=inflated) heelsplitter (Potamilus inflatus), Alabama lampmussel (Lampsilis virescens), Alabama moccasinshell (Medionidus acutissimus), Chipola slabshell (Elliptio chipolaensis), Coosa moccasinshell (Medionidus parvulus), cracking pearlymussel (Hemistena lata), Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma brevidans), dark pigtoe (Pleurobema furvum), fat threeridge (Amblema neislerii), fine-lined pocketbook (Lampsilis altilis), fine-rayed pigtoe (Fusconaia cuneolus), fluted kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus subtentus), Georgia pigtoe (Pleurobema hanleyianum), Gulf moccasinshell (Medionidus penicillatus), heavy pigtoe (Pleurobema taitianum), orangenacre mucket (Lampsilis perovalis), oval pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme), ovate clubshell (Pleurobema perovatum), oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), pale lilliput pearlymussel (Toxolasma cylindrellus), purple bankclimber (Elliptoideus sloatianus), rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica), ring pink (Obovaria retusa), round ebonyshell (Fusconaia rotulata), shiny pigtoe (Fusconaia cor), shinyrayed pocketbook (Lampsilis subangulata), slabside pearlymussel (Lexingtonia dolabelloides), snuffbox mussel (Epioblasma triquetra), southern clubshell (Pleurobema decisum), southern combshell (Epioblasma penita), southern pigtoe (Pleurobema georgianum), and triangular kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus greeni); Gastropods: Tulotoma snail (Tulotoma magnifica). Authority ACTION: We publish this notice under section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). SUMMARY: John Tirpak, Deputy Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services. [FR Doc. 2020–21394 Filed 9–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Geological Survey [GX20EE000101100] Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Sep 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 Location Activity Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. Presence/absence surveys and excretion/respiration Studies. Notice of public webinar meeting. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will take place. DATES: The webinar meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). The meeting will be held via webinar and teleconference. Send your comments to Mr. James Sayer, Group Federal Officer by email to gsfaca-mail@usgs.gov. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Type of take Capture, handle, identify, hold temporarily in containers in stream, and release. 61027 Permit action Renewal. Mr. John Mahoney, Federal Geographic Data Committee, U.S. Geological Survey, 909 First Avenue, Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98104; by email at jmahoney@usgs.gov; or by telephone at (206) 220–4621. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552B, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.140 and 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The NGAC provides advice and recommendations related to management of Federal and national geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of the Geospatial Data Act of 2018 and Office of Management SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 189 (Tuesday, September 29, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61024-61027]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-21394]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R4-ES-2020-N129; FXES11140400000-201-FF04E00000]


Endangered Species; 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 species under the Endangered 
Species Act of 1973, as amended. 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 written data or comments on the applications by 
October 29, 2020.

ADDRESSES: 
    Reviewing Documents: Documents and other information submitted with 
the applications are available for review, subject to the requirements 
of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act. Submit a request for 
a copy of such documents to Karen Marlowe (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT).
    Submitting Comments: If you wish to comment, you may submit 
comments by one of the following methods:
     U.S. mail: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Office, 
Ecological Services, 1875 Century Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30345 (Attn: 
Karen Marlowe, Permit Coordinator).
     Email: [email protected]. Please include your name and 
return address in your email message. If you do not receive a 
confirmation from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that we have 
received your email message, contact us directly at the telephone 
number listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Marlowe, Permit Coordinator, 
404-679-7097 (telephone), [email protected] (email), or 404-679-
7081 (fax). Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the 
Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY assistance.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We invite review and comment from local, 
State, and Federal agencies and the public on applications we have 
received for permits to conduct certain activities with endangered and 
threatened species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species 
Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and our 
regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 50 CFR part 17. 
With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities that constitute take 
of listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such 
activities. The ESA's definition of ``take'' includes hunting, 
shooting, harming, wounding, or killing, and also such activities as 
pursuing, harassing, trapping, capturing, or collecting.
    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 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

    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.
    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.

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 Permit application
         No.                Applicant              Species               Location              Activity            Type of take         Permit action
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TE 88789B-1.........  Sharon Davis,         Indiana bat (Myotis    Alabama, Arkansas,    Presence/absence      Enter hibernacula or  Amendment.
                       Evening Shade, AR.    sodalis), gray bat     Connecticut,          surveys, population   maternity roost
                                             (Myotis grisescens),   Delaware, the         monitoring.           caves, salvage dead
                                             northern long-eared    District of                                 bats, capture with
                                             bat (Myotis            Columbia, Georgia,                          mist nets or harp
                                             septentrionalis),      Illinois, Indiana,                          traps, handle,
                                             Ozark big-eared bat    Iowa, Kansas,                               identify, band,
                                             (Corynorhinus          Kentucky,                                   radio-tag, collect
                                             townsendii ingens),    Louisiana, Maine,                           hair samples, swab,
                                             and Virginia big-      Maryland,                                   and wing-punch.
                                             eared bat              Massachusetts,
                                             (Corynorhinus          Michigan,
                                             townsendii             Minnesota,
                                             virginianus).          Mississippi,
                                                                    Missouri, Montana,
                                                                    Nebraska, New
                                                                    Hampshire, New
                                                                    Jersey, New York,
                                                                    North Carolina,
                                                                    North Dakota, Ohio,
                                                                    Oklahoma,
                                                                    Pennsylvania, Rhode
                                                                    Island, South
                                                                    Carolina, South
                                                                    Dakota, Tennessee,
                                                                    Vermont, Virginia,
                                                                    West Virginia,
                                                                    Wisconsin, and
                                                                    Wyoming.
TE 06338C-2.........  David Foltz II,       Fish: Candy darter     Alabama, Arkansas,    Presence/absence      Fish: Electro-shock,  Amendment.
                       Weirton, WV.          (Etheostoma            Georgia, Illinois,    surveys, population   seine, capture,
                                             osburni), diamond      Indiana, Iowa,        monitoring.           handle, identify,
                                             darter (Crystallaria   Kansas, Kentucky,                           and release;
                                             cincotta), and         Louisiana,                                  Mussels: Remove
                                             Roanoke logperch       Michigan,                                   from the substrate
                                             (Percina rex);         Minnesota,                                  for identification,
                                             Mussels: Clubshell     Mississippi,                                identify, return,
                                             (Pleurobema clava),    Missouri, Nebraska,                         and salvage relic
                                             cracking               New York, North                             shells; Crayfish:
                                             pearlymussel           Carolina, Ohio,                             Capture via
                                             (Hemistena lata),      Oklahoma,                                   seining, handle,
                                             Cumberland combshell   Pennsylvania,                               identify, and
                                             (Epioblasma            Tennessee,                                  release.
                                             brevidens),            Virginia, West
                                             dromedary              Virginia, and
                                             pearlymussel (Dromus   Wisconsin.
                                             dromas), fanshell
                                             (Cyprogenia
                                             stegaria), fat
                                             pocketbook
                                             (Potamilus capax),
                                             fluted kidneyshell
                                             (Ptychobranchus
                                             subtentus), Higgins
                                             eye pearlymussel
                                             (Lampsilis
                                             higginsii), James
                                             River spinymussel
                                             (Pleurobema
                                             collina), northern
                                             riffleshell
                                             (Epioblasma torulosa
                                             rangiana),
                                             orangefoot
                                             pimpleback
                                             (Plethobasus
                                             cooperianus), oyster
                                             mussel (Epioblasma
                                             capsaeformis), pink
                                             mucket (Lampsilis
                                             abrupta), purple
                                             cat's paw
                                             (Epioblasma
                                             obliquata
                                             obliquata),
                                             rabbitsfoot
                                             (Quadrula cylindrica
                                             spp. cylindrica),
                                             rayed bean (Villosa
                                             fabalis), ring pink
                                             (Obovaria retusa),
                                             rough pigtoe
                                             (Pleurobema plenum),
                                             sheepnose
                                             (Plethobasus
                                             cyphyus), snuffbox
                                             (Epioblasma
                                             triquetra),
                                             spectaclecase
                                             (Cumberlandia
                                             monodonta),
                                             tubercled blossom
                                             (Epioblasma torulosa
                                             torulosa), white
                                             cat's paw
                                             (Epioblasma
                                             obliquata
                                             perobliqua), and
                                             white wartyback
                                             (Plethobasus
                                             cicatricosus);
                                             Crayfish: Nashville
                                             crayfish (Orconectes
                                             shoupi).

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TE 64232B-1.........  Joshua Young,         Bats: Indiana bat      Bats: Alabama,        Presence/absence      Bats: Enter           Renewal.
                       Lexington, KY.        (Myotis sodalis),      Arkansas, Georgia,    surveys, studies to   hibernacula and
                                             gray bat (Myotis       Illinois, Indiana,    document habitat      maternity roost
                                             grisescens),           Kentucky, Maryland,   use, and population   caves, capture with
                                             northern long-eared    Mississippi,          monitoring.           mist nets or harp
                                             bat (Myotis            Missouri, North                             traps, handle,
                                             septentrionalis),      Carolina, Ohio,                             identify, band, and
                                             and Virginia big-      Pennsylvania, South                         radio-tag; Mussels:
                                             eared bat              Carolina,                                   capture, identify,
                                             (Corynorhinus          Tennessee,                                  tag, release, and
                                             townsendii             Virginia, and West                          collect relict
                                             virginianus);          Virginia; Mussels:                          shells.
                                             Mussels: Clubshell     Kentucky.
                                             (Pleurobema clava),
                                             cracking
                                             pearlymussel
                                             (Hemistena lata),
                                             Cumberland bean
                                             pearlymussel
                                             (Villosa trabalis),
                                             Cumberlandian
                                             combshell
                                             (Epioblasma
                                             brevidans),
                                             Cumberland elktoe
                                             (Alasmidonta
                                             atropurpurea),
                                             dromedary
                                             pearlymussel (Dromus
                                             dromas), fanshell
                                             (Cyprogenia
                                             stegaria), fat
                                             pocketbook
                                             (Potamilus capax),
                                             fluted kidneyshell
                                             (Ptychobranchus
                                             subtentus), little-
                                             wing pearlymussel
                                             (Pegias fabula),
                                             northern riffleshell
                                             (Epioblasma torulosa
                                             rangiana), orange-
                                             foot pimpleback
                                             pearlymussel
                                             (Plethobasus
                                             cooperianus), oyster
                                             mussel (Epioblasma
                                             capsaeformis), pink
                                             mucket pearlymussel
                                             (Lampsilis abrupta),
                                             purple cat's paw
                                             (Epioblasma
                                             obliquata
                                             obliquata),
                                             rabbitsfoot
                                             (Quadrula cylindrica
                                             cylindrica), rink
                                             ping (Obovaria
                                             retusa), rough
                                             pigtoe (Pleurobema
                                             plenum), scaleshell
                                             (Leptodea leptodon),
                                             sheepnose
                                             (Plethobasus
                                             cyphyus), slabside
                                             pearlymussel
                                             (Pleuronaia
                                             dolabelloidies),
                                             snuffbox (Epioblasma
                                             triquetra),
                                             spectaclecase mussel
                                             (Cumberlandia
                                             monodonta), tan
                                             riffleshell
                                             (Epioblasma
                                             walkeri), tubercled-
                                             blossom pearlymussel
                                             (Epioblasma torulosa
                                             torulosa), and white
                                             wartyback
                                             pearlymussel
                                             (Plethobasus
                                             cicatricosus).
TE 206741-2.........  Metro Water           Nashville crayfish     Mill Creek            Presence/absence      Capture, handle,      Renewal/Amendment.
                       Services,             (Orconectes shoupi).   Watershed, Davidson   surveys, population   identify, measure,
                       Nashville, TN.                               County, TN.           monitoring.           sex, and release.
TE 98596B-2.........  Sarah Veselka,        Big Sandy crayfish     Kentucky, Virginia,   Presence/absence      Capture, handle,      Amendment.
                       Morgantown, WV.       (Cambarus callainus)   and West Virginia.    surveys.              identify, measure,
                                             and Guyandotte River                                               and release.
                                             crayfish (Cambarus
                                             veteranus).
TE 82659D-0.........  Sarah Messer,         American burying       Arkansas, Kansas,     Presence/absence      Capture, handle,      New.
                       Huntington, WV.       beetle (Nicrophorus    Massachusetts,        surveys.              identify, and
                                             americanus).           Nebraska, Ohio,                             release.
                                                                    Oklahoma, Rhode
                                                                    Island, South
                                                                    Dakota, and Texas.
TE 83157D-0.........  Matthew Miller,       Sarracenia oreophila   Oregon..............  Interstate commerce.  Sell artificially     New.
                       Ashland, OR.          (green pitcher-                                                    propagated plants
                                             plant), S. rubra                                                   in interstate
                                             ssp. alabamensis                                                   commerce.
                                             (Alabama canebrake
                                             pitcher-plant), and
                                             S. r. ssp. jonesii
                                             (Mountain sweet
                                             pitcher-plant).

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TE 68616B-2.........  Carla Atkinson,       Mussels: Alabama       Alabama, Georgia,     Presence/absence      Capture, handle,      Renewal.
                       University of         (=inflated)            and Tennessee.        surveys and           identify, hold
                       Alabama,              heelsplitter                                 excretion/            temporarily in
                       Tuscaloosa, AL.       (Potamilus                                   respiration Studies.  containers in
                                             inflatus), Alabama                                                 stream, and release.
                                             lampmussel
                                             (Lampsilis
                                             virescens), Alabama
                                             moccasinshell
                                             (Medionidus
                                             acutissimus),
                                             Chipola slabshell
                                             (Elliptio
                                             chipolaensis), Coosa
                                             moccasinshell
                                             (Medionidus
                                             parvulus), cracking
                                             pearlymussel
                                             (Hemistena lata),
                                             Cumberlandian
                                             combshell
                                             (Epioblasma
                                             brevidans), dark
                                             pigtoe (Pleurobema
                                             furvum), fat
                                             threeridge (Amblema
                                             neislerii), fine-
                                             lined pocketbook
                                             (Lampsilis altilis),
                                             fine[dash]rayed
                                             pigtoe (Fusconaia
                                             cuneolus), fluted
                                             kidneyshell
                                             (Ptychobranchus
                                             subtentus), Georgia
                                             pigtoe (Pleurobema
                                             hanleyianum), Gulf
                                             moccasinshell
                                             (Medionidus
                                             penicillatus), heavy
                                             pigtoe (Pleurobema
                                             taitianum), orange-
                                             nacre mucket
                                             (Lampsilis
                                             perovalis), oval
                                             pigtoe (Pleurobema
                                             pyriforme), ovate
                                             clubshell
                                             (Pleurobema
                                             perovatum), oyster
                                             mussel (Epioblasma
                                             capsaeformis), pale
                                             lilliput
                                             pearlymussel
                                             (Toxolasma
                                             cylindrellus),
                                             purple bankclimber
                                             (Elliptoideus
                                             sloatianus),
                                             rabbitsfoot
                                             (Quadrula cylindrica
                                             cylindrica), ring
                                             pink (Obovaria
                                             retusa), round
                                             ebonyshell
                                             (Fusconaia
                                             rotulata), shiny
                                             pigtoe (Fusconaia
                                             cor), shinyrayed
                                             pocketbook
                                             (Lampsilis
                                             subangulata),
                                             slabside
                                             pearlymussel
                                             (Lexingtonia
                                             dolabelloides),
                                             snuffbox mussel
                                             (Epioblasma
                                             triquetra), southern
                                             clubshell
                                             (Pleurobema
                                             decisum), southern
                                             combshell
                                             (Epioblasma penita),
                                             southern pigtoe
                                             (Pleurobema
                                             georgianum), and
                                             triangular
                                             kidneyshell
                                             (Ptychobranchus
                                             greeni); Gastropods:
                                             Tulotoma snail
                                             (Tulotoma magnifica).
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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.).

John Tirpak,
Deputy Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services.
[FR Doc. 2020-21394 Filed 9-28-20; 8:45 am]
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