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

National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2012-10136
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Plan of Operations, Environmental Assessment, Big Thicket National Preserve, Texas
Document Number: 2012-10137
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 9.52(b) of Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 9, Subpart B, that the National Park Service (NPS) has received from Cimarex Energy Company (Cimarex), a Plan of Operations to conduct the Rivers Edge 3-D Seismic Survey within the Beaumont, Little Pine IslandPine Island Bayou Corridor, Lower Neches River Corridor, and Village Creek Corridor Units of Big Thicket National Preserve (Preserve), in Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, and Orange Counties, Texas. The NPS has prepared an Environmental Assessment of this proposal. The Environmental Assessment evaluates two alternatives: A No Action alternative under which there would be no new impacts, and the NPS preferred alternative under which Cimarex would conduct a 3-D seismic survey within the Preserve using a combination of helicopter-portable and tracked drilling equipment.
Final General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the South Unit of Badlands National Park, South Dakota
Document Number: 2012-10132
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C)), the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Final General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/EIS) for the South Unit of Badlands National Park, South Dakota.
Final White-tailed Deer Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Document Number: 2012-9972
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-25
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service announces the availability of the Final White-tailed Deer Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana.
Flight 93 National Memorial Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2012-9621
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice sets forth the date of the May 5, 2012, for meeting of the Flight 93 Advisory Commission.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2012-9511
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Inventory Completion: The Region of Three Oaks Museum, Three Oaks, MI
Document Number: 2012-9474
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Region of Three Oaks 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 Region of Three Oaks Museum. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribe stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO
Document Number: 2012-9471
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has 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 Denver Museum of Nature & Science. 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 Inventory Completion: Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Document Number: 2012-9470
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has 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 Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Sheboygan County Historical Museum, Sheboygan, WI
Document Number: 2012-9467
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Sheboygan County Historical Museum has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the remains and any present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the Sheboygan County Historical Museum. Disposition of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Denver Department of Anthropology and Museum of Anthropology, Denver, CO
Document Number: 2012-9461
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Denver Department of Anthropology and Museum of Anthropology, Denver, CO, has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has 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 University of Denver Department of Anthropology and Museum of Anthropology. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Item: University of Denver Department of Anthropology and Museum of Anthropology, Denver, CO
Document Number: 2012-9459
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Denver Department of Anthropology and Museum of Anthropology, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, has determined that the cultural item meets the definition of unassociated funerary object 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 item may contact the University of Denver Department of Anthropology and Museum of Anthropology.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
Document Number: 2012-9441
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Colorado College, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects and repatriation to the Hopi Tribe of Arizona 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 Colorado College.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Museum of Indian Arts & Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM
Document Number: 2012-9439
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Museum of Indian Arts & Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology, Museum of New Mexico, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects and 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 Museum of Indian Arts & Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology, Museum of New Mexico.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2012-9437
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Milwaukee Public Museum, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of sacred objects and 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 Milwaukee Public Museum.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Regional Office, Salt Lake City, UT, and Arizona State University, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Tempe, AZ
Document Number: 2012-9436
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region, Salt Lake City, UT, 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 Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribe stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Benton County Historical Society and Museum, Philomath, OR
Document Number: 2012-9434
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Benton County Historical Society and Museum, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of objects of cultural patrimony and 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 Benton County Historical Society and Museum.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Benton County Historical Society and Museum, Philomath, OR
Document Number: 2012-9433
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Benton County Historical Society and Museum (BCHS), in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of sacred objects and 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 Benton County Historical Society and Museum.
Boundary Revision of Valley Forge National Historical Park
Document Number: 2012-9263
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice announces the revision to the boundary of Valley Forge National Historical Park, pursuant to the authority specified below, to include adjacent and contiguous parcels of land in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, totaling 0.73 of an acre. These parcels are depicted on Legislative Boundary Map Number 464/108056, entitled ``Valley Forge National Historical Park Proposed Boundary Expansion, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania,'' dated June 27, 2011. This map is on file and available for inspection at the following locations: National Park Service, Land Resources, Northeast Region, 200 Chestnut Street, Room 324, Philadelphia, PA 19106, and National Park Service, Department of the Interior, Washington, DC 20240.
Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee Meetings (FY2012)
Document Number: 2012-9279
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice announces a schedule of upcoming meetings for the Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee.
Proposed Leasehold Surrender Interest Guide
Document Number: 2012-9264
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) invites public comments on its proposed Leasehold Surrender Interest (LSI) Guide. The proposed LSI Guide discusses methodologies for estimating the LSI value of capital improvements constructed, installed or acquired by a concessioner pursuant to the terms of a NPS concession contract.
Wilderness Eligibility Reclassifications, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
Document Number: 2012-9119
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve has completed an analysis per NPS Management Policies 2006 6.2.1 for the reclassification of lands currently deemed to be eligible wilderness based on the 1986 eligibility review conducted as part of the park's General Management Plan (GMP). National Park Service (NPS) solicited public comments on the proposed reclassification as part of the Nabesna Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and as a part of the McCarthy Communications Sites Environmental Assessment (EA). The NPS Director approved the wilderness eligibility reclassifications. The reclassification resulted in the following. For the Nabesna District: (1) motorized trail corridors in existence prior to 1986 were classified as ineligible; and (2) a net gain in eligible acres within the analysis area of 16,929 acres. For the McCarthy Road corridor: (1) The reclassification of 667 acres of wilderness eligible lands in the analysis area to ineligible status; and (2) the construction of telecommunication facilities on lands now deemed to be ineligible.
Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission; Cape Cod National Seashore, South Wellfleet, MA
Document Number: 2012-9120
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-16
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.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2012-8867
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-13
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Record of Decision for the Nabesna Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
Document Number: 2012-8364
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of a Record of Decision (ROD) that documents decisions regarding off-road vehicle management in the Nabesna District of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. The ROD describes the management actions, trail improvements, regulations, and mitigation (including monitoring) that will implement Alternative 6, identified in the FEIS as the preferred alternative. The ROD also describes the rationale used in making the decision and identifies the environmentally preferable alternative. The ROD includes a recommendation for the reclassification of eligible wilderness, which was approved by the NPS Director on January 18, 2012. The reclassification resulted in a net gain of 16,929 acres of eligible wilderness in the analysis area.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2012-8250
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Inventory Completion: California Department of Parks and Recreation, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2012-7891
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The California Department of Parks and Recreation has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has 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 California Department of Parks and Recreation. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: California Department of Parks and Recreation, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2012-7890
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The California Department of Parks and Recreation has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has 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 California Department of Parks and Recreation. 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: California Department of Parks and Recreation, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2012-7889
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The California Department of Parks and Recreation, in consultation with the appropriate tribes, has determined that the cultural items 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 item may contact the California Department of Parks and Recreation.
Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Document Number: 2012-7884
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, has determined that a collection of cultural items meet the definition of sacred 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 Maxwell Museum of Anthropology.
Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: Rochester Museum & Science Center, Rochester, NY
Document Number: 2012-7882
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Rochester Museum & Science Center, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of both sacred objects and objects of cultural patrimony and 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 Rochester Museum & Science Center.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, Walla Walla, WA, and Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
Document Number: 2012-7881
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The United States Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and a present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary objects may contact the U.S. Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribe stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: Rochester Museum & Science Center, Rochester, NY
Document Number: 2012-7880
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Rochester Museum & Science Center, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of both sacred objects and objects of cultural patrimony and 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 Rochester Museum & Science Center.
Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: California Department of Parks and Recreation, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2012-7876
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The California Department of Parks and Recreation, in consultation with the appropriate tribes, has determined that the cultural items 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 item may contact the California Department of Parks and Recreation.
Notice of Inventory Completion: California Department of Parks and Recreation, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2012-7875
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The California Department of Parks and Recreation has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has 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 California Department of Parks and Recreation. Repatriation of the human remains 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 Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
Document Number: 2012-7873
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
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 tribe, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects and 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 U.S. Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District.
Notice of Intent to Repatriate Cultural Items: California Department of Parks and Recreation, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2012-7872
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The California Department of Parks and Recreation, in consultation with the appropriate tribes, has determined that the cultural items 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 item may contact the California Department of Parks and Recreation.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Norman, OK
Document Number: 2012-7864
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has 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 Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary objects 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: 2012-7749
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of a Record of Decision; Monocacy National Battlefield
Document Number: 2012-7719
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Record of Decision for the General Management Plan, Monocacy National Battlefield. Maryland. As soon as practicable, the NPS will begin to implement the preferred alternative as contained in the Final Environmental Impact Statement issued by the NPS on August 27, 2010, and summarized in the Record of Decision. Copies of the Record of Decision may be obtained from the contact listed below or online at www.nps.gov/mono.