[Federal Register: July 31, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 146)]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications.


SUMMARY: We invite the public to comment on the following applications 
to conduct certain activities with endangered species.

DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or 
before August 30, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Chief, Endangered Species, Ecological 
Services, 911 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232-4181 (telephone: 
503-231-2063; fax: 503-231-6243). Please refer to the respective permit 
number for each application when submitting comments. All comments 
received, including names and addresses, will become part of the 
official administrative record and may be made available to the public.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Belluomini, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above Portland address.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for 
scientific research permits to conduct

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certain activities with endangered species pursuant to section 
10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (we) solicits review and comment from 
local, State, and Federal agencies, and the public on the following 
permit requests.

Permit No. TE-129577

Applicant: Bureau of Land Management, Arcata, California.

    The applicant requests a permit to remove/reduce to possession 
Layia carnosa (beach layia) in conjunction with ecological research in 
Humboldt County, California, for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-816204

Applicant: University of California, Davis, California

    The permittee requests an amendment to take (capture, mark, collect 
tissue samples and voucher specimens, and release) the Buena Vista lake 
shrew (Sorex ornatus relictus), the giant kangaroo rat (Dipodomys 
ingens), the Fresno kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides exilis), the 
Tipton kangaroo rat (Dipodomys nitratoides nitratoides), and the 
Riparian woodrat (Neotoma fuscipes riparia) in conjunction with 
scientific research in San Joaquin, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare, and 
Kern Counties, California, for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-046262

Applicant: Blake A. Claypool, Encinitas, California.

    The permittee request an amendment to take (capture, and collect 
and kill) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), the 
longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), the vernal pool 
tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi), the Riverside fairy shrimp 
(Streptocephalus wootoni), and the San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta 
sandiegonensis) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of 
each species in California for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-128256

Applicant: Steven Kramer, Arcata, California.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (harass by survey, capture, 
handle, and release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) in 
conjunction with surveys throughout the species range in California for 
the purpose of enhancing its survival.
    We solicit public review and comment on each of these recovery 
permit applications. Our practice is to make comments, including names 
and home addresses of respondents, available for public review during 
regular business hours. Individual respondents may request that we 
withhold their home addresses from the record, which we will honor to 
the extent allowable by law. There also may be circumstances in which 
we would withhold from the record a respondent's identity, as allowable 
by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address, you must 
state this prominently at the beginning of your comment, but you should 
be aware that we may be required to disclose your name and address 
pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act. However, we will not 
consider anonymous comments. We will make all submissions from 
organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying 
themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or 
businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. Comments 
and materials received will be available for public inspection, by 
appointment, during normal business hours at the above address.

    Dated: July 18, 2006.
Ken McDermond,
Acting Manager, California/Nevada Operations Office, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service.
 [FR Doc. E6-12221 Filed 7-28-06; 8:45 am]