[Federal Register: August 26, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 164)]
[Page 43151-43152]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R1-ES-2009-N164; 10120-1113-0000-F5]

Endangered Wildlife and Plants; Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability of permit applications; request for 


SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), invite the 
public to comment on the following applications for a permit to conduct 
certain activities with endangered species under the Endangered Species 
Act of 1973, as amended (Act), which requires that we solicit public 
comment on permit applications involving endangered species.

DATES: We must receive your written data or comments by September 25, 

ADDRESSES: Program Manager, Endangered Species, Ecological Services, 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,

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911 NE. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97232-4181.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Grant Canterbury, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above address or by telephone (503-231-2071) or fax 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for a 
scientific research permit to conduct certain activities with 
endangered species under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 
et seq.). We are soliciting review of and comment on these applications 
by local, State, and Federal agencies and the public.

Permit No. TE188214

    Applicant: Richard Pender, Honolulu, Hawaii.

    The applicant requests a scientific research permit to remove and 
reduce to possession Clermontia pyrularia (`oha wai) and to take 
(collect voucher specimens) the pomace fly (Drosophila heteroneura and 
or D. ochrobasis) in conjunction with research in the State of Hawaii, 
for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE003483

Applicant: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Discipline, 
Hawaii National Park, Hawaii.

    The applicant requests a permit amendment to take (inoculate) the 
Laysan duck (Anas laysanensis) in conjunction with prevention of 
botulism type C in the State of Hawaii, for the purpose of enhancing 
its survival.

Public Comments

    Please refer to the permit number for the application when 
submitting comments.
    We are soliciting public review and comment on 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.
    All comments and materials we receive in response to this request 
will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal 
business hours at the above address.

    Dated: August 18, 2009.
David J. Wesley,
Acting Regional Director, Region 1, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. E9-20585 Filed 8-25-09; 8:45 am]