[Federal Register: February 12, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 29)]
[Page 8053]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R2-ES-2008-N003; 20124-1113-0000-F5]

Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications.


SUMMARY: 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 of 1973, as 

DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or 
before March 13, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted to the Chief, 
Endangered Species Division, Ecological Services, P.O. Box 1306, Room 
4102, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103. Documents and other information 
submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to 
the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act. 
Documents will be available for public inspection, by appointment only, 
during normal business hours at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 500 
Gold Ave. SW., Room 4102, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Please refer to the 
respective permit number for each application when submitting comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chief, Endangered Species Division, 
P.O. Box 1306, Room 4102, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103, (505) 248-


Public Availability Of Comments

    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.

Permit TE-797127

    Applicant: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
    Applicant requests an amendment to an existing permit for research 
and recovery purposes to conduct presence/absence and collections of 
the following endangered plant species: Holy Ghost ipomopsis (Ipomopsis 
sancti-spiritus), Knowlton cactus (Pediocactus knowltonii), Kuenzler's 
hedgehog cactus (Echinocereus fendleri var. kuenzleri), Mancos milk-
vetch (Astragalus humillimus), Sacramento prickly poppy (Argemone 
pleiacantha spp. pinnatisecta), Sneed pincushion cactus (Coryphantha 
sneedii var. sneedii), Todsen's pennyroyal (Hedeoma todsenii), Gypsum 
wild-buckwheat (Eriogonum gypsophilum), Lee pincushion cactus 
(Coryphantha sneedii var. leei), Mesa Verde cactus (Sclerocactus mesae-
verdae), Pecos sunflower (Helianthus paradoxus), Sacramento Mountains 
thistle (Cirsium vinaceum), and Zuni fleabane (Erigeron rhizomatus) 
within New Mexico.

Permit TE-172278

    Applicant: John Abbott, Austin, Texas.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys of the American burying beetle 
(Nicrophorus americanus) within Texas.

Permit TE-172461

    Applicant: Raymond Matlack, Canyon, Texas.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys of the lesser long-nosed bat 
(Leptonycteris curasoae yerbabuenae) within Arizona.

Permit TE-028362

    Applicant: Bureau of Land Management--Arizona Strip, St. George, 
    Applicant requests an amendment to a previous permit for research 
and recovery purposes to conduct recovery activities for the desert 
tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) within Mohave and Coconino counties, 

Permit TE-069184

    Applicant: Turner Endangered Species Fund, Bozeman, Montana.
    Applicant requests an amendment to a previous permit to conduct 
presence/absence surveys for research and recovery purposes for 
northern aplomado falcon (Falco fermoralis septentrionalis) within New 

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.

    Dated: January 17, 2008.
Christopher T. Jones,
Acting Regional Director, Southwest Region, Fish and Wildlife Service.
 [FR Doc. E8-2549 Filed 2-11-08; 8:45 am]