[Federal Register: July 30, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 145)]
[Page 41516-41517]
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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; request for comment.


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 29, 2007.

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

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of the official administrative record and may be made available to the 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Belluomini, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above Portland address (telephone: 503-231-2063; fax: 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for 
scientific research permits to conduct 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. 149046

    Applicant: Chris T. Thurman, Monitcello, Mississippi.

    The applicant requests a permit to purchase, in interstate 
commerce, one female and one male captive bred Hawaiian (=nene) goose 
(Branta [=Nesochen] sandvicensis) for enhancing its propagation and 
survival. This notification covers activities conducted by the 
applicant over the next 5 years.

Permit No. 149068

Applicant: Eric A. VanderWerf, Honolulu, Hawaii.

    The applicant requests a permit to take (locate and monitor nests, 
capture, band, transmitter, collect biological samples, and release) 
the Oahu elepaio (Chasiempis sandwichensis ibidis) on the island of 
Oahu, Hawaii, take (locate and monitor nests, capture, band, collect 
biological samples, and release) the Newell' shearwater (Puffinus 
auricularis newelli) on Lehua Islet, Hawaii, and take (capture, band, 
collect biological samples, and release) the Hawaiian duck (Anas 
wyvilliana) on the islands of Kauai, Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii in the 
state of Hawaii in conjunction with scientific research for the purpose 
of enhancing their survival.

Public Review of Comments

    We solicit public review and comment on each of these recovery 
permit applications.
    Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or 
other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be 
aware that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.
    Comments and materials received will be available for public 
inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the above 

    Dated: May 31, 2007.
David J. Wesley,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. E7-14639 Filed 7-27-07; 8:45 am]