National Park Service March 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Repatriate a Cultural Item: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Natchez Trace Parkway, Tupelo, MS
Document Number: 2013-07374
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Natchez Trace Parkway, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, has determined that a cultural item meets the definition of unassociated funerary object 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 item may contact Natchez Trace Parkway.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Natchez Trace Parkway, Tupelo, MS
Document Number: 2013-07371
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Natchez Trace Parkway, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, 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 Natchez Trace Parkway.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Slater Museum of Natural History, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
Document Number: 2013-07370
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Slater Museum of Natural History, University of Puget Sound, 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 Burke Museum acting on behalf of the Slater Museum of Natural History. 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 Washington, Department of Anthropology, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2013-07360
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Washington, Department of Anthropology, 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 Burke Museum acting on behalf of the University of Washington, Department of Anthropology. Disposition of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
Document Number: 2013-07359
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Colorado College, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, has determined that the cultural item meets the definition of unassociated funerary object 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 Inventory Completion: History Colorado, formerly Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO
Document Number: 2013-07358
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
History Colorado, formerly Colorado Historical Society, 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 human remains and any 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 requestors come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Washington, Department of Anthropology, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2013-07357
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Washington, Department of Anthropology, has completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, 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 and associated funerary objects may contact the Burke Museum acting on behalf of the University of Washington, Department of Anthropology. Disposition of the human remains and associated funerary objects to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA
Document Number: 2013-07356
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 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 Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and 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 Items: University of Denver Museum of Anthropology, Denver, CO
Document Number: 2013-07353
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The University of Denver Museum of Anthropology, in consultation with the appropriate Indian 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 items may contact the University of Denver Museum of Anthropology.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, CT
Document Number: 2013-07352
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, in consultation with the appropriate Indian 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 items may contact the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, CT
Document Number: 2013-07348
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Yale Peabody 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 Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Historic Preservation Certifications
Document Number: 2013-07137
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-28
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. This information collection is scheduled to expire on March 31, 2013. We 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. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2013-06569
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-22
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2013-06449
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Open Public Meetings for the National Park Service Alaska Region's Subsistence Resource Commission Program for Calendar Year 2013
Document Number: 2013-06422
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92-463, 86 Stat. 770), the NPS is hereby giving notice that the Cape Krusenstern National Monument Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) will hold meetings to develop and continue work on NPS subsistence program recommendations and other related subsistence management issues. The NPS SRC program is authorized under Title VIII, Section 808 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, Public Law 96- 487. Cape Krusenstern National Monument SRC Meeting Date and Location: The Cape Krusenstern National Park SRC will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 to Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at the National Park Service Northwest Arctic Heritage Center, (907) 442-3890, in Kotzebue, AK. SRC meeting locations and dates may change based on inclement weather or exceptional circumstances. If the meeting date and location are changed, the Superintendent will issue a press release and use local newspapers and radio stations to announce the meeting. Cape Krusenstern National Monument SRC Proposed Meeting Agenda: The proposed meeting agenda includes the following:
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Cultural Resources Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for Isle Royale National Park, Michigan
Document Number: 2013-06001
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces its intent to prepare a Cultural Resources Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (CRMP/EIS) for Isle Royale National Park (ISRO), Michigan.
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Meeting
Document Number: 2013-05922
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix (1988), of a meeting of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee). The Review Committee meeting previously noticed in the Federal Register (77 FR 53228-53229, August 31, 2012), to occur on May 22-23, 2013, in the History Colorado Center of the History Colorado Museum, Denver Colorado, will now occur only on May 22, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT. This meeting will be telephonic and open to the public.
Record of Decision for the Coral Reef Restoration Plan, Biscayne National Park, FL
Document Number: 2013-05898
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-14
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 announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Coral Reef Restoration Plan (Plan) for Biscayne National Park, Florida. On May 31, 2012, the Regional Director, Southeast Region, approved the ROD for the project.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Restoration of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, Yosemite National Park, Madera, and Mariposa Counties, CA
Document Number: 2013-05820
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-14
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)) and consistent with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 470 et seq.), the National Park Service has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed restoration of the Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias in Yosemite National Park. This Draft EIS presents three comprehensive design alternatives for restoring natural conditions in the Mariposa Grove as well as improving visitor experience and access within the Grove and at the nearby South Entrance to the park. The National Park Service is inviting public review of the document to solicit feedback on the proposed alternatives and to hear ideas and concerns for consideration in the Final EIS.
Notice of Availability of Final General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa
Document Number: 2013-05610
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-12
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Final General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/ EIS) for Effigy Mounds National Monument (EFMO), Iowa.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2013-05382
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Concessions
Document Number: 2013-05276
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service, NPS) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. This IC is scheduled to expire on September 30, 2013. We 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.
60-Day Notice of Intention To Request Clearance of Collection of Information; Opportunity for Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-05273
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-07
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. 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. 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.
Special Regulation; Areas of the National Park System, National Capital Region, Demonstrations and Special Events
Document Number: 2013-05249
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We, the National Park Service, are amending the regulations on demonstrations and special events for the National Capital Region. This rule revises the definition of ``demonstration,'' lifts the prior regulatory ban on soliciting money or funds but requires a permit for the in-person solicitation of money or funds on Federal park land, and revises an introductory sentence prohibiting demonstrations or special events in designated memorial areas. This rule also changes the name of the permit office to the Division of Permits Management.
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System, Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Bicycle Routes
Document Number: 2013-05250
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-03-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This rule designates certain multi-use pathways in Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area as routes for bicycle use. National Park Service general regulations require promulgation of a special regulation to designate new routes for bicycle use off park roads and outside developed areas. Several segments of multi-use pathways at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area have been, or are planned to be, constructed to replace eroded social trails with a sustainable trail system. Allowing bicycling on the new trail system improves connectivity to regional trail networks, enhances opportunities for non-motorized enjoyment of the park, and encourages the use of alternate transportation by park visitors and staff.
Notice of March 25, 2013, Meeting for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2013-05180
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice sets forth the date of the Two Hundred Eighty- Eighth Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission.
Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission Meetings (FY2013)
Document Number: 2013-05179
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
This notice announces a schedule of upcoming meetings for the Gettysburg National Military Park Advisory Commission.
Notice of Open Public Meetings for the National Park Service (NPS) Alaska Region's Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) Program for Calendar Year 2013
Document Number: 2013-05173
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-06
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92- 463, 86 Stat. 770), the NPS is hereby giving notice that the Gates of the Arctic National Park Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC) will hold meetings to develop and continue work on NPS subsistence program recommendations and other related subsistence management issues. The NPS SRC program is authorized under Title VIII, Section 808 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, Public Law 96-487. Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC Meeting Date and Location: The Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9 to Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at the Ambler Public School in Ambler, AK. SRC meeting locations and dates may change based on inclement weather or exceptional circumstances. If the meeting date and location are changed, the Superintendent will issue a press release and use local newspapers and radio stations to announce the meeting. Gates of the Arctic National Park SRC Proposed Meeting Agenda: The proposed meeting agenda includes the following:
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2013-04977
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2013-04976
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2013-04974
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington, DC
Document Number: 2013-04780
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, in consultation with the appropriate Indian 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 items may contact the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, Olympia, WA
Document Number: 2013-04777
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission 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 Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. 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: San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2013-04772
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribe, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of 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 San Francisco State University NAGPRA Program.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Document Number: 2013-04770
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, has determined that the cultural items meet the definition of 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 Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona.