National Park Service February 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Gila National Forest, Silver City, NM, and Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2012-4533
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Gila National Forest and the Field Museum of Natural History have completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Gila National Forest. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: History Colorado, Denver, CO
Document Number: 2012-4531
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
History Colorado (formerly the Colorado Historical Society) has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is insufficient evidence to reasonably establish cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact History Colorado. Disposition of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI
Document Number: 2012-4524
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Bishop Museum has completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and a present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the Bishop Museum. Repatriation of the human remains to the tribe stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY
Document Number: 2012-4523
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The American Museum of Natural History, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, has determined that cultural items meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects and that repatriation to the Indian tribe stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the cultural items may contact the American Museum of Natural History.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, Walla Walla, WA, and the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene, OR
Document Number: 2012-4514
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The United States Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, and the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History have completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Document Number: 2012-4510
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The United States Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary objects may contact the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, Walla Walla, WA, and the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene, OR
Document Number: 2012-4507
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The United States Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, has determined that the items in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects and repatriation to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the cultural items may contact the U.S. Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC, and the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Document Number: 2012-4505
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, have completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2012-4387
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Extension of Visitor Services-Mount Rainier National Park
Document Number: 2012-4372
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Under the terms of the existing concession contract, the National Park Service intends to request an extension of visitor services in Mount Rainier National Park for a period not to exceed one year from the expiration date of the current contract.
Notice of Availability
Document Number: 2012-3962
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the provisions of Section 2 of the Act of Sept 28, 1976, 16 U.S.C. 1901, and in accordance with the provisions of 36 CFR 9.17, Randy Elliott has filed a proposed plan of operations to conduct mining operations on lands embracing Mineral Survey No. 923, patented mineral property within Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. Public Availability: This plan of operations is available for inspection during normal business hours at the following locations: Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and PreserveHeadquarters, Mile 106.8 Richardson Highway, Post Office Box 439, Copper Center, Alaska 99573. National Park Service, Alaska Regional OfficeNatural Resources Division, 240 West 5th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99501.
Final Environmental Impact Statement for Extension of F-Line Streetcar Service to Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2012-3959
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service announces availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS) for the extension of the historic streetcar F-line from Fisherman's Wharf to the Fort Mason Center, in San Francisco, California.
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System, Cape Cod National Seashore
Document Number: 2012-3950
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-02-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service is amending special regulations for Cape Cod National Seashore that authorize hunting to allow for a spring season hunt for Eastern Wild Turkey. The Final Rule implements the Record of Decision for the Cape Cod National Seashore Hunting Program Environmental Impact Statement of August 2007.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2012-3833
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Extension of Concession Contracts
Document Number: 2012-3728
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service hereby gives public notice that it has extended the following expiring concession contracts for a period of up to 1 year, or until a new contract is executed, whichever occurs sooner.
Notification of Boundary Revision
Document Number: 2012-3727
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given that the boundary of Catoctin Mountain Park in Frederick County, Maryland is modified to include one (1) tract of land located along the southeastern border of the park. This revision is made to include privately-owned property that the National Park Service (NPS) wishes to acquire from a willing seller. The NPS has determined that inclusion of the tract within the park's boundary will make significant contributions to the purposes for which the park was established. After the United States' acquisition of the tract, the NPS will manage the property in accordance with applicable law.
Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission; Cape Cod National Seashore, South Wellfleet, MA
Document Number: 2012-3726
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770, 5 U.S.C. App 1, Section 10) of a meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission.
Notice of Continuation of Concession Contract
Document Number: 2012-3721
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service hereby gives public notice that it proposes to continue the concession contract (CC-LAKE007-84) at Lake Mead National Recreation Area until December 31, 2013, a period of 1 year and 8 months.
Notice of Continuation of Visitor Services
Document Number: 2012-3718
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the terms of existing concession contracts, the National Park Service hereby gives notice that it has continued visitor services for a period not-to-exceed 1 year from the date of contract expiration with respect to the listed contracts.
Detailed Planning To Consider Additional Land Protection on the Missouri River From Fort Randall Dam to Sioux City, IA; National Environmental Policy Act Documents
Document Number: 2012-3491
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-15
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice advises the public that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Department of the Interior, as lead agencies, intend to gather information necessary to complete detailed planning and prepare associated documents under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and its implementing regulations, in order to consider additional land protection on the Missouri River from Fort Randall Dam to Sioux City, Iowa. The FWS and NPS are furnishing this notice in compliance with the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966, as amended, and the National Park Service Organic Act of 1916, as amended, to advise other agencies, Tribal governments, and the public of our intentions and to obtain suggestions and information on the scope of issues to include in the environmental documents. Special mailings, newspaper articles, and other media announcements will inform people of the opportunities for input throughout the planning process.
Jimbilnan, Pinto Valley, Black Canyon, Eldorado, Ireteba Peaks, Nellis Wash, Spirit Mountain, and Bridge Canyon Wilderness Areas Wilderness Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Document Number: 2012-3037
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service (NPS) is the lead agency for the preparation of an environmental impact statement (EIS) for a wilderness management plan for eight wilderness areas in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, three of which are partially located on adjacent Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands. The BLM will serve as a cooperating agency in the preparation of the EIS. The wilderness management plan (plan) will establish management goals for these wilderness areas, develop long term direction for monitoring and preserving wilderness character (i.e., natural, untrammeled, undeveloped, and outstanding opportunities for solitude or primitive and unconfined recreation) in the wilderness areas, while also providing for the use and enjoyment of the areas by current and future generations. Additionally, this plan will provide for accountability, interagency consistency, and continuity in the stewardship of these NPS and BLM wilderness areas.
Notification of Minor Boundary Revision at Fort Laramie National Historic Site
Document Number: 2012-2869
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meeting
Document Number: 2012-3145
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-10
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Creating Stewardship Through Biodiversity Discovery in National Parks
Document Number: 2012-2932
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. This collection will survey participants of Biodiversity Discovery efforts. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as a part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other federal agencies to comment on this IC. The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that we may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number and current expiration date.
Meetings of the Big Cypress National Preserve Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2012-2873
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2012-2537
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Document Number: 2012-2533
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Inventory Completion: Minnesota Indian Affairs Council, Bemidji, MN
Document Number: 2012-2524
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Inventory Completion: Kingman Museum, Incorporated, Battle Creek, MI; Correction
Document Number: 2012-2522
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Intent To Repatriate a Cultural Item: Kingman Museum, Inc., Battle Creek, MI
Document Number: 2012-2517
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service