[Federal Register: October 9, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 195)]
[Page 51444-51445]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Fish and Wildlife Service

Availability of Draft Implementation Plan for Falconry Take of 
Nestling American Peregrine Falcons in the Contiguous United States and 

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability.


SUMMARY: This notice is to announce the availability of the Draft 
Implementation Plan for take for falconry of nestling American 
peregrine falcons in the contiguous United States and Alaska. The 
Implementation Plan is intended to assist the States in implementing 
the selected alternative from our May 2001 Environmental Assessment on 
take of nestlings. We seek public comment on the Draft Plan.

DATES: Comments on the Draft Implementation Plan are due by November 8, 

ADDRESSES: The Plan is available from, and written comments about it 
should be submitted to, Chief, Division of Migratory Bird Management, 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 634, 
Arlington, Virginia 22203-1610. You can request a copy of the Plan by 
calling 703/358-1714. The fax number for a request or for comments is 
703/358-2272. The Plan also is available on the Division of Migratory 
Bird Management web pages at http://migratorybirds.fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jon Andrew, Chief, Division of 
Migratory Bird Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, at 703/358-
1714 or the address above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Implementation Plan provides additional 
details to be used by the States for implementing the alternative 
selected. The Plan outlines the procedures we will follow in reviewing 
and adjusting the allowed take of nestling American peregrine falcons 
in accordance with the best available information about the population.

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    Dated: October 1, 2001.
Kevin Adams,
[FR Doc. 01-25161 Filed 10-5-01; 8:45 am]